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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's topical budget
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date28 May 1938
FormatArtwork
Size57.5 x 38.4cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptEMPIRE AIR DAY
Tremendous pageant of united czars of Industry and sultans of Administration performing unparallelled feats of hair-raising confidence. Of course the whole thing has to be screened with smoke so that enemy spies can't see.
RED WICKEDNESS - LATEST
Moscow professors claim to have dicovered by experiments on mice a cure for influenza, says the newspapers. Hitler is drilling his cats and has declared influenza Aryan.
Sniff Sniff
IDEAL WAR AT LAST
Work is proceeding in France upon a machine for broadcasting sounds of battle at opposing trenches to reduce enemy morale - NEWS ITEM. "Turn off the blinkin' war a bit, Bill. Ow d'yer expect me an' the enemy 'ere to concentrate..."
MUZZLER THE DICTATOR
HALF THE TIME IT'S JUST A WAXWORK.
Hail Hail Hail
Gad, sir, Berlin is right . The trouble arose simply because the Czechs were preparing to occupy Germany. BOMBER BLIMP
Person DepictedChamberlain; Neville (Arthur Neville) (1869-1940)
Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Muzzler
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Low; David (1891-1963)
Burgin; Edward Leslie, (1887-1945)
SubjectsAnimals
Armed forces
Belisha beacons
Defence
Empire Air Day
Espionage
Exhibitions
Germany
Historical periods and persons
International relations
Museums
Performance
Philosophies
Royal Air Force
Russia
Sciences
Social events
Sound
Third Reich 1933-45
Transport
Weapons
air transport
aircraft
bombers
cats
dictatorship
health
illnesses
influenza
medical boards
noise
public address systems
recording
smokescreens
sound reproduction
third
waxworks
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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CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/146Chamberlain; Neville (Arthur Neville) (1869-1940)1869-1940   
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/1661Muzzler   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
GB/BCA/2881Burgin; Edward Leslie, (1887-1945)1887-1945   
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