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Alt Ref NoDL1131
Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionHoliday season in the Mediterranean
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date14 Aug 1936
FormatArtwork
Size35.2 x 52.6cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptA useful lesson for those doubtful "patriots" whose enthusiasm for Fascist victory in Spain exceeds their interest in the British Empire is provided by the spectacle of our worried Government rushing the construction of the new Naval base at the Cape.
CAPETOWN IS SO BRACING. MALTA. Blimp and Co.
Gib Suez Empire Route.
Person DepictedColonel Blimp; (fictional)
Implied textPosters: 'Skegness is so Bracing' poster featuring The Jolly Fisherman commissioned by the Great Northern Railway Company in 1908 and is derived from an oil painting by John Hassall.
SubjectsMediterranean Sea
Oceans
Civil War
military bases
UK
military planning
International relations
Commonwealth
Malta
Gibraltar
Spain
sailors
Cape Town
Royal Navy
Suez Canal
Egypt
Armed forces
Spanish civil war
South Africa
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
GenrePastiche
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
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