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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow' Topical Budget
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date18 Jul 1936
FormatArtwork
Size55.8 x 37.7cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptDEPLORABLE CONCESSION. New 'phone reductions give subscribers 200 calls a year free - OFFICIAL.
WEATHER REPORT - HEAT WAVE RADIATING FROM DOWNING STREET. If "Boiling Jack" Simon doesn't go away for his holiday soon Old Sealed Lips is almost sure to come unstuck.
"DECLINE OF MANNERS IN BIG HOTELS". The new American "GLASS MACS" will make it possible for us smarties to drive together safely, anyway.
Perfect! and so cheap! Now all we have to do is to ask the enemy not to use \Udangerous\u gasses .... GAS MASKS.
NAZI TRIUMPH. "OLD CLO' TRADE TO BE ARYANISED" OFFICIAL. At last Herr Hitler has made a bold stroke of policy which will show the world that he means business - Nazi organ "ANGRIFF."
"IMPURE SWIMMING POOLS TO BE CLOSED." "'Fraid you can't go in to-day, sir, the pool's being used."
Gad, sir, does this doubt about the direction of the swirl down the plug-hole mean that Britannia no longer rules the bath-water? GRAVE DOUBT BY COL. BLIMP.
Person DepictedBeaverbrook; Max Aitken (1879-1964); Baron,
Baldwin; Stanley Baldwin (1867-1947); Earl
Simon; John Allsebrook (1873-1954); 1st Viscount
Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Low; David (1891-1963)
Implied text"Boiling Jack" Simon - "... He once committed the error of saying in public that
something made him 'boil', henceforth he was caricatured with a kettle on his head" taken
from The Foreign and Commonwealth Office History Notes No. 2 quoted from Sir R. Vansittart
The Mist Procession - London 1958.
SubjectsBaths
Behaviour
Cabinet
Chemicals
Clothing and dress
Defence
Drinks
Food
Games
Germany
Materials
Politics
Rooms
Social attitudes
Sports
Third Reich 1933-45
Weapons
antisemitism
bathrooms
commerce
dinner
door-to-door salesmen
etiquette
gas masks
government
jews
man-made materials
meals
politicians
rebellion
street traders
swimming
swimming pools
telephones
SeriesLow's Topical Budget
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
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CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/96Beaverbrook; Max Aitken (1879-1964); Baron,1879-1964   
GB/BCA/4Baldwin; Stanley Baldwin (1867-1947); Earl1867-1947   
GB/BCA/260Simon; John Allsebrook (1873-1954); 1st Viscount1873-1954   
GB/BCA/394Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)1889-1945Born in Austria. Politician and leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party (Nazi Party). He served as German chancellor from 1933-1945 and head of state (Fuhrer) from 1934-1945. He established a single-party dictatorship based on the totalitarian and autocratic ideals of national socialism. He gained support for his views on German nationalism, anti-Semitism, anti-capitalism and anti-communism through his impassioned speeches and propaganda. He wanted to establish a New Order of absolute rule in Europe and pursued a policy of seizing land by force for the Aryan people.  
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
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