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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's topical budget
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date08 May 1937
FormatArtwork
Size55.9 x 38cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptCORONATION DISPLAYS FEELING RUNS HIGH. Oxford Street has accused Bond Street of merely hanging out the washing, to which Bond Street retorts with curling lip that it is upper-class washing, anyway.
GLAMOUR DEPARTMENT Among others, make-up artists are on strike at Hollywood, and stars are having to fix themselves. So now if Joan Crawford's lips slip under her ear or Garbo's lashes get rumpled, you'll know the reason.
BUS STRIKE SETTLEMENT ABANDONED? Report has it that the Government has decided that it is now too late to do anything. Obviously there is no longer room for buses on the roads.
CLOSED FOR MILITARY PURPOSES CAPTURE OF KENSINGTON GARDENS FROM OUR SPECIAL SPY AT THE FRONT - Our gallant troops continue to hold their position despite desperate counter-attacks of disloyal infantry.
Gad, sir, Franco is right. The women and children of Guernica just massacred themselves for spite. COL BLIMP'S DECORATIONS
Person DepictedCrawford; Joan (1908-1977)
Garbo; Greta (1905-1990)
Low; David (1891-1963)
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Subjects1937
Armed forces
Awards
Bond Street
Civil War
Cosmetics
Disasters
Guernica
Historical periods and persons
Hollywood
Kensington Gardens
Kings and rulers
London
Oxford Street
Parks
Performance
Social events
Spain
Streets
Transport
babies
beauty
bicycles
buses
cars
children
cinemas
coronations
government policy
hair
human-powered transport
infants
make-up artists
massacres
stages
stars
strikes
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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Show related Persons records.

Persons
CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/337Crawford; Joan (1908-1977)1908-1977   
GB/BCA/317Garbo; Greta (1905-1990)1905-1990   
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
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