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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's topical budget
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date27 Nov 1937
FormatArtwork
Size57.7 x 40cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptNATURE STUDY. There must be something in all this talk of the fondness of politicians for elks and dicky-birds. Latest reports are that a member of the Chamberlain bird-box in Downing St. is to visit the Goering bird-box in Berlin. The visit is entirely unofficial and momentous results are expected. HO, SO YA CAN'T TAKE IN EH, HOLLYWOOD ?
Ellen Wilkinson's contribution to the debate on British films has given rise to the rumour that she is preparing to crash the American market personally. Grooming for stardom is said to have begun and shooting may start at any time.
FINANCIAL CRISIS
The pigeons in the City are said to be losing their feathers. An effort is being made to cheer them by repeating the market reports.
Mr Peabody
"BRIGHTER TRAFALGAR SQUARE"
Yes Low has heard that one before - and being a pessimistic optimist he will expect no more than Sassoon opening a pot-plant to the plaudits of the unemployed.
HIT AND MUSS AND THEIR AXIS OUR COMIC STRIP
1938 Model
Junk Old Car Bodies for Sale
Gad, sir, Mr. X. is right. The reason our Government is always getting kicked in the pants is that it doesn't stand with its back to the wall. ONWARD, COLONEL BLIMP
Person DepictedChamberlain; Neville (Arthur Neville) (1869-1940)
Goering; Hermann (1893-1946)
Wilkinson; Ellen (1891-1947)
Garbo; Greta (1905-1990)
Dietrich; Marlene (1901-1992)
Temple; Shirley (1928-)
Sassoon; Philip; Sir
Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Mussolini; Benito (1883-1945)
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Low; David (1891-1963)
Landseer; Edwin Henry, (1802-1873); Sir
SubjectsAnimals
Emblems
Employment
Finance
Flags
Germany
International relations
London
Performance
Politics
Stock Exchange
Trafalgar Square
Transport
UK
axis powers
bicycles
birds
cars
cinemas
commerce
elk
film industry
horses
investment
lions
plants
politicians
rectangles
stars
statues
swastika
unemployment
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 cartoonDL1274

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Persons
CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/146Chamberlain; Neville (Arthur Neville) (1869-1940)1869-1940   
GB/BCA/323Goering; Hermann (1893-1946)1893-1946German politician, military leader and leading member of the Nazi Party. He was Commander of the German Air Force (Luftwaffe). In 1936 he took complete control of the Four Year Plan for German rearmament. He played a key role in the annexation of Austria (Anschluss) in 1938. He was known for his extravagant tastes and garish clothes. Goering was a violent morphine addict.  
GB/BCA/708Wilkinson; Ellen (1891-1947)1891-1947   
GB/BCA/317Garbo; Greta (1905-1990)1905-1990   
GB/BCA/1028Dietrich; Marlene (1901-1992)1901-1992   
GB/BCA/2261Temple; Shirley (1928-)1928-   
GB/BCA/842Sassoon; Philip; Sir   
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/58Mussolini; Benito (1883-1945)1883-1945   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
GB/BCA/1942Landseer; Edwin Henry, (1802-1873); Sir1802-1873   
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