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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's topical budget
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date05 Sep 1936
FormatArtwork
Size56.6 x 38.8cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptPOSTAGE STAMP ACADEMY Complaints against the inartistic new stamps may be met by adopting the German plan of making occasional special issues to give artists their fun. Designs by Munnings, Epstein and the Surrealist school await decision.
SOVIET EMBASSY STOLEN BY OGPU ENTIRE STAFF KIDNAPPED This is all denied by everybody concerned, the big cheats. But the fellow who phoned us the story had a voice just like Stalin's, so we print it. FIRST WITH THE NEWS!
FLAG DUMPERS DITCHED Cunning measures are to be taken to defeat the dumping of cheap Jap-made Union Jacks for the Coronation. On the day before the celebrations the Earl Marshal will unfurl an official slightly-altered version which will render all the Jap stuff obsolete
ONANONANON UPANUPANUP NEW PREMIER Mr. Baldwin's inertia having now been confirmed, Mr. R. MacDonald has retired from private life and is presiding at Downing St. again. Returning Ministers will be sworn in, and at, immediately. Nerts! not enough human interest! Can't we make de sailors goils and have de enemy fall in lurve wit um? "NAVY TO BE LENT MORE FOR FILMS" (NEW ADMIRALTY POLICY) Hopes are entertained that certain film magnates, soon to be made Admirals, will shoot enough epics to put the whole enterprise on a self-supporting basis
Gad, sir, Lord Beaverbrook is right. If New Zealand persists in clinging to the League and Collective Security, Britain will have to consider withdrawal from the Empire. COL BLIMP'S SPLENDID ISOLATION
Person DepictedMacDonald; James Ramsay (1866-1937)
Britannia; (Symbol for Britain)
Low; David (1891-1963)
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Subjectscinemas
Union Jack
Emblems
Hammer and Sickle
film industry
Flags
Transport
imports
Performance
OGPU
surrealism
artists
Social events
British Empire
planning
Russia
League of Nations 1919
embassies
UK
worldwide trade
art
New Zealand
International relations
postage stamps
Commonwealth
1936
foreign policy
economics
Styles
Historical periods and persons
Royal Navy
air transport
Japan
Armed forces
aircraft
coronations
exports
internal security forces
Postal services
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/3MacDonald; James Ramsay (1866-1937)1866-1937   
GB/BCA/11Britannia; (Symbol for Britain)   
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
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