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Ref NoDL1318
Alt Ref NoDL1318
Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's topical budget
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date26 Mar 1938
FormatArtwork
Size57.7 x 39.2cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptMORE DIRTY WORK IN MAYFAIR. The revelation that "distinguished guests" at charity functions are often paid a fee to come evokes a suggestion that they should wear their price-tags so that we can see if they are worth it.
GARBO ROMANCE
STOKOWSKI TO MARRY THE GIRL - OR ELSE !
If Cupid can't do the job with his bow and arrow the world will have to start throwing rocks before its heart is broken.
Trespassers will be prosecuted
SPRING ARRIVES
FARMERS VERY MUCH ANNOYED Disaster threatened etc. etc. as usual
ISOLATION MOVE
The Beaverbrook demand that the population of London be dispersed for its own safety from air raids does not decieve Low. Lord B. wants to be alone, that's all.
MUZZLER
REPAINTING THE MAP
Map of the World
Gad, sir, Lord Halifax is right. Since Hitler must rule all Germans wherever they are, I suppose he'll be after the United States next. ROWED, SIR BY BLIMP
Person DepictedGarbo; Greta (1905-1990)
Stokowski; Leopold (1882-1977)
Beaverbrook; Max Aitken (1879-1964); Baron,
Muzzler
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Eros
Implied textcupid
SubjectsARP
Agriculture
Animals
Charity
Environment
Games
Germans
Germany
Historical periods and persons
Human beings
London
Mayfair
Myths
Performance
Piccadilly Circus
Seasons
Social events
Sports
Third Reich 1933-45
USA
Weather
balls
campaigns
charitable trusts
cinemas
civil defence
classical mythology
dogs
evacuees
expansionism
farmers
foreign policy
fund-raising
galas
lambs
legends
maps
newspapers
periodicals
press
rowing
social classes
spring
stars
statues
upper class
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/317Garbo; Greta (1905-1990)1905-1990   
GB/BCA/5968Stokowski; Leopold (1882-1977)1882-1977   
GB/BCA/96Beaverbrook; Max Aitken (1879-1964); Baron,1879-1964   
GB/BCA/1661Muzzler   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/1451Eros   
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