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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's topical budget
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date29 Jan 1938
FormatArtwork
Size57 x 41.8cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcript150th ANNIVERSARY OF BRITISH SETTLEMENT IN AUSTRALIA. Precise details of how the British were first settled in Australia are in dispute, but Low gives this authentic view, showing Governor Blimp being bowled for a duck by someone's great-great-grandfather. Since then Australia has been settling the British pretty regularly, but why bring that up?
A.R.P. The Government has been impressed by Geoffrey Lloyd's account of Air Raid Precaution seen in Europe, and will now act. Troughs filled with sand will be built in public places for citizens to bury their heads in during raids.
OUTBREAK OF POLITENESS IN U.S.A. BOXING CIRLCES
After Mr. Farr's recent alleged discourtesy to Mr. Braddock.
Not at all, pal. I heartily congratulate you
Oh, do pardon me, Toots!
Per-lease, boys! Manners!
IS CHESS CHILD'S PLAY ?
It seems by the youth of some of the latest champs. that it is becoming a game for the nursery.
"Baby! Stop that bawling!" "Tain't me, nurse. Its' granpa lost again."
MUZZLER THE DICTATOR. HE PLAYS WITH LION CUBS, TOO.
Grrr !
Stuffed by Smiff & Co.
Gad, sir, the Vicar is right. If we lwnd aggressor nations ecough money to go on manufacturing armaments indefinitly, they wont have time to start a war. SMASH BY COLONEL BLIMP
Person DepictedColonel Blimp; (fictional)
Farr; Tommy (1913-1986)
Braddock; James J. (1906-1974)
Muzzler
Low; David (1891-1963)
NotesCaption pasted on top margin from reverse. 'Someone's' written in pencil on top left border, Someone's section of text pasted over. This section circled in pencil. Not this written in pencil along right border. 20 in blue crayon circle in red on bottom left corner. 7 1/2 ins wide in blue crayon under Muzzler cartoon. 10 11/16 in pencil on bottom margin.
Subjectslions
test matches
Sports
Transport
Armaments
children
chess
UK
Resemblance
Australia
boxing
International relations
rearmament
Games
civil defence
ARP
Aborigines
Historical periods and persons
kangaroos
Animals
cricket
ships
old age
ostrichs
birds
championships
table tennis
Human beings
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 cartoonDL1296

Show related Persons records.

Persons
CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/3130Farr; Tommy (1913-1986)1913-1986   
GB/BCA/2715Braddock; James J. (1906-1974)1906-1974   
GB/BCA/1661Muzzler   
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
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