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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionIf Britain went off democracy.
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date24 Aug 1936
FormatArtwork
Size32.1 x 49.8cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptSecret Police Station.
Hurry! we've just time to kill Lloyd George.
Ices in code.
Report to secret police.
And then after we've shot Garvin, Harry Pollitt will stab H. G. Wells...
Hist! I've just fixed Baldwin to bump off Chamberlain. You mean Chamberlain to bump off Baldwin..
The current revelations of elaborate Nazi spy systems and Russian plots give some indication of what life might be like in Britain if Democracy perished.
Person DepictedLow; David (1891-1963)
Beaverbrook; Max Aitken (1879-1964); Baron,
Baldwin; Stanley Baldwin (1867-1947); Earl
Chamberlain; Neville (Arthur Neville) (1869-1940)
SubjectsThird Reich 1933-45
Secrecy
Germany
internal security
democracy
Politics
Russia
Philosophies
Espionage
rebellion
internal security forces
Police
Seaside
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
Relates to cartoonDL1135

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CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
GB/BCA/96Beaverbrook; Max Aitken (1879-1964); Baron,1879-1964   
GB/BCA/4Baldwin; Stanley Baldwin (1867-1947); Earl1867-1947   
GB/BCA/146Chamberlain; Neville (Arthur Neville) (1869-1940)1869-1940   
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