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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's topical budget
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date27 Feb 1937
FormatArtwork
Size55.7 x 41.7cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptNIGHT-CLUB ROUND-UP SQUAD. The good work is telling on our gallant lads. You cant dodge champagne corks every night until 4.a.m. without a hangover.
SHAKEDOWN Design for the London Coronation Vultures Assn. illustrating the Motherland welcoming Overseas son. (Rejected as being too realistic.)
BUNGO'S THE HOUSE FOR QUALITY BOMBS GAS IS BEST Amusements WHILE IN TOWN SEE Home & Beauty OVER SHE GOES FIRE OVER ENGLAND SALE OF ATTRACT SHELL WHO'S BEEN AT MY INCENDIARY DROPS? SMITH'S GAS MASKS NOT A COUGH IN A CARLOAD" BUSINESS AS USUAL - Consideration is being given to the possibilities of advert-ising on the new balloon-defence network. It would be a pity to to obstruct the revival of industry for mere sentiment, or to deprive the business world of a chance to make as much as it could out of the situation. YE OLDE WORLD PETROLE PUMPE Essex Old-World-Charm hounds are out again deploring the pulling down of worn-out Tudor cottages ..... No doubt it will be all the same 100 years hence.
Gad, sir, Mussolini is right. It's an affront to International Honour to invite Haile Selassie to our coronation after the dirty way he tried to annex italy. BLIMP
Person DepictedBritannia; (Symbol for Britain)
John Bull; (Symbol for England)
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
SubjectsTransport
Travel
Social events
Geographical areas
Performance
nightclubs
colonialism
overcharging
buildings
Politics
Armaments
Defence
police constables
Fuel
uniforms
bombs
Environment
countryside
sightseeing
UK
Leadership
Italy
Architecture
International relations
Tudor
Advertisements
Ethiopia
tourism
1937
political parties
foreign policy
Conservation
Weapons
advertising
Armed forces
barrage balloons
coronations
Eton
garages
Police
expansionism
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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GB/BCA/11Britannia; (Symbol for Britain)   
GB/BCA/40John Bull; (Symbol for England)   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
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