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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's topical budget
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date11 Sep 1937
FormatArtwork
Size57.6 x 46.9cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptTHE CRISIS FROM INSIDE - CABINET MEETS "The brain of a fish is in all its essential parts the same as that of a man....One must hesitate before concluding that...man took a higher place than the eel.-" BRITISH ASSOCIATION PAPER So that explains why Neville goes fishing so much lately. Here we've been blaming Anthony Eden while all the time it was probably some eel or other.
"Look, sir, is that torpedo a pirate or legitimate?" "Can't say, sir. Let's refuse to recognise it." TORPEDOES IN THE MEDITERRANEAN
NO PRIVACY NOW Competition grows among the nations for the possession of desert islands as air bases. CRUSOE: "Clear out, dammit - trying to drag me into your infernal wars!"
PALESTINE CRISIS Jews and Arabs have united, following a rumour that H. G. Wells was coming to repaint and do up Solomon's Temple. The outlook is dirty. MOUSTACHE CRISIS "Many men try to cover their weaknesses by growing moustaches"- says BRITISH ASSn. EXPERT
HITLER
STALIN
EUROPEAN CISSIES SHAVE
Gad, sir, Count Vermacelli is right. It's simply dastardly the way the Russians go around damaging people's torpedoes with their ships COOL-OFF WITH COL. BLIMP
Person DepictedChamberlain; Neville (Arthur Neville) (1869-1940)
Wells; H.G. (1866-1946)
Crusoe; Robinson
Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Stalin; Joseph (1879-1953)
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Low; David (1891-1963)
Subjectshair
Behaviour
fish
Transport
Mediterranean Sea
jews
Oceans
crimes
Palestine
Politics
Defence
east
Social attitudes
desert islands
Cabinet
moustaches
UK
Leadership
military planning
Italy
government
International relations
Religions and cults
expeditions
torpedoes
Weapons
Proverbs and sayings
Royal Navy
Animals
ships
piracy
air transport
beauty
Armed forces
islands
shaving
neutrality
Conflict
Royal Air Force
airports
camels
Arab
Middle East
eels
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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Persons
CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/146Chamberlain; Neville (Arthur Neville) (1869-1940)1869-1940   
GB/BCA/699Wells; H.G. (1866-1946)1866-1946   
GB/BCA/1684Crusoe; Robinson   
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/273Stalin; Joseph (1879-1953)1879-1953   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
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