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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's topical budget
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date25 Sep 1937
FormatArtwork
Size57.6 x 41.9cm
Techniqueblack ink
Embedded text or transcriptJITTERS IN THE CITY Cross-section of that sound-finance-that-has-made-us-what-we-are-today every time a car backfires in Lombard Street.
SELL! SELL! SELL! SELL! FOR PETE'S SAKE SELL!
BANG
WASH-UP TIME IN NOUR OUSE "NO MORE APRONS OR UNIFORMS" suggestion for giving domestic service more dignity, contributed to Brown's Servant Problem.
"TELEVISION BOOM" Yes, yes - just as soon as Mr Subbubs finishes looking at the wonders on both sides of the #50 note it takes to buy a set.
MOSLEY SITUATION It is reported that Our Leader, disgusted at the opposition to his March, now proposes to take his boys on a charabanc ride instead. Negotiations are proceeding about whether he need obey the lights like ordinary folk.
SEE THE EAST END
MURDER MOST FOUL. Showing how the Wealth Cyclists are deliberately driving us Working-Class Motorists off the Roads.
HAR! HAR! HAR!
FITNESS FASHIONS CRISIS "This dress may be going to give me fitness" said Miss Joan Bull, interviewed, "but it's going to give the boyfriend fits'. Who does Kingsley Wood think he is, anyway? Queen Victoria?" So far the only exercise produced is the "Local Authorities Special" - diving into the Minister's pocket for subsidies
UP THE BLIMPS! Gad, sir, Lord Crackpot is right. We must be generous with Hitler. We must appease his natural desire for colonies by giving him somebody else's.
Person DepictedMosley; Oswald (1896-1980)
Joan Bull
Wood; Kingsley (1881-1943); Sir
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Low; David (1891-1963)
SubjectsBritish Union of Fascists
Clothing and dress
Contrasts
Domesticity
East End
Finance
Games
Germany
Historical periods and persons
International relations
Lombard Street
London
Money
Politics
Sports
Stock Exchange
Streets
Third Reich 1933-45
Traffic
Transport
UK
banknotes
banks
bicycles
broadcasting
cars
climbing
colonialism
commerce
controls
fascism
government policy
health
investment
lights
motor buses
physical training
political parties
savings
servants
social classes
television
washing-up
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/42Mosley; Oswald (1896-1980)1896-1980   
GB/BCA/832Joan Bull   
GB/BCA/722Wood; Kingsley (1881-1943); Sir1881-1943   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
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