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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's topical budget
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date14 May 1938
FormatArtwork
Size56.3 x 40.6cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptBLIMP BARRAGE FOR LOW'S HIDEOUT
As soon as the walrus moustaches grow long enough to entangle enemy airplanes, invitations will be sent to all the principal warlords.
BIG BUSINESS
STREET COLLECTIONS, LARGE OR SMALL, MUST BE LICENSED... - promised curtailment of our liberties
In future, then, every Guy Fawkes will have to be accompanied by a Chartered Accountant.
Resentment is felt among cyclists at the suggestion that they should wear tail lamps and keep to their tracks. If the present average bag of broken necks is to be kept up, some complain, it may be necessary to use invisible paint and make up on the intersections.
TOURIST ATTRACTION. ROUND TRIP COBHAMS AND GOMORRAN SATURNALIAN DEBAUCHES
TOPICAL BUDGET SCOUTS report that the Charabang returns are reaching a new high since our villages got the bright idea of advertising their wickedness. GLASGOW XBTN. SPECIAL REAPPEARANCE OF LOCH NESS MONSTER (Fully clothed of course. Remember this is Scotland, lads)
MUZZLER THE DICTATOR
HE'S ALL FOR PEACE TOO.
PEACE
PEACE
PEACE
PEACE
Gad, sir, Lord Winterton is right. The first duty of the Air Ministry is to see that the expansion of Lord Swinton proceeds according to schedule. DOUCHE BY BLIMP
Person DepictedColonel Blimp; (fictional)
Low; David (1891-1963)
Muzzler
SubjectsBehaviour
Bureaucracy
Cobham
Defence
Demonstrations
Festivals and customs
Geographical areas
Glasgow
Guy Fawkes Night
Loch Ness monster
Myths
Scotland
Social attitudes
Traffic
Transport
Weapons
accountants
air transport
barrage balloons
bicycles
campaigns
cars
coaches
commerce
economics
government departments
government planning
legends
modern fantasies
peace
permissive society
regulations
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 cartoonDL1334

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GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
GB/BCA/1661Muzzler   
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