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Ref NoDL1146
Alt Ref NoDL1146
Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or Caption[No caption]
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date28 Nov 1936
FormatArtwork
Size56.8 x 37.4cm
TechniqueBlack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptFalling birth-rate
official tour of depressed area - "Something will be done" Improvements in Leicester Square - Westminster City Council announces it will celebrate the coronation by tearing up trees in Leicester Square. "These attract undesirable birds" says the W.C.C. "We gotter get the better of this here Nature. Next we will kill the grass in Hyde Park just to spite the worms." Publisher's nightmare - Under idiotic libel laws such as we have now, many of the world's masterpieces of letters could not have been published - Indignant author.
I represent Mr Henry Ulysses of Peckham. We insist that you stop using his name and demand L
-1000000 damages.
writ
libel law
Shyster, Shyster & Shyster 'Shun! by Col. Blimp
Gad, Sir, Duff Cooper is right. We must compel the unemployed to volunteer for the Army.
Person DepictedColonel Blimp; (fictional)
Low; David (1891-1963)
Homer
Morrison; Herbert (1888-1965)
Subjects1937
Animals
Armed forces
Defence
Dreams
Employment
Hyde Park
LCC
Law
Legislation
Leicester Square
Literature
London
Parks
Parliament
Performance
Population
Social events
Streets
UK
Weapons
Westminster
art
babies
birds
birth rate
censorship
children
city councils
conscription
coronations
firearms
grass
infants
legal professionals
libel
local government
plants
prams
psychiatry
psychology
publishing
sculpture
socialism
socks
statues
trees
unemployment
uniforms
visual media
vultures
SeriesLow's Topical budget
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
Relates to cartoonDL1146

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CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
GB/BCA/1644Homer   
GB/BCA/549Morrison; Herbert (1888-1965)1888-1965   
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