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Alt Ref NoDL1137
Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's topical budget
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date29 Aug 1936
FormatArtwork
Size55.7 x 38.3cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptATLANTIC BOAT-RACE The public is so dissatisfied with the slap-dash conducting of the "Queen Mary"-"Normandie" speed contest that a movement is afoot to settle the matter annually in the proper style. In-out in-out. Judges.
MR. BALDWIN'S HOLIDAY Mr. Baldwin is to stay at Blickling Hall, which has a ghost of Anne Boleyn drawn in a carriage by headless horses. He should get on well with it, being quite used to the company of people with no heads.
PESTS CORNER Foreign black rats are said to be exterminating the British brown variety. The black rats deny this and are to hold a meeting at the Albert Hall to put their case.
WATER CRISIS Use less water Since we have now had 3 fine days running, the annual rally of the Water Authorities may be expected at any moment.
Gad, sir, Hitler is right. Children of 5 must join up at once to make the world safe for posterity. DEEP RUMBLE FROM COL BLIMP.
Television be blowed! What's needed is a radio that will give you smells.
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Baldwin; Stanley Baldwin (1867-1947); Earl
Anne Boleyn (1507-1536); Queen, consort of Henry VIII, King of England,
Low; David (1891-1963)
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Musso; (Low's dog)
SubjectsAnimals
Armed forces
Atlantic Ocean
Ghosts
Normandie
Oceans
Politics
Queen Mary
Seasons
Transport
Underwater activities
Weather
broadcasting
camels
cats
children
conscription
diving
dogs
droughts
horse-drawn vehicles
occultism
passenger ships
politicians
radio
rats
ships
summer
television
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/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/4Baldwin; Stanley Baldwin (1867-1947); Earl1867-1947   
GB/BCA/2167Anne Boleyn (1507-1536); Queen, consort of Henry VIII, King of England,1507-1536   
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/2400Musso; (Low's dog)   
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