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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's topical budget
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date31 Dec 1938
FormatArtwork
Size56.5 x 40.5cm
Techniqueblack ink
Embedded text or transcriptNEW YEAR - LATEST:- "TOPICAL BUDGET" regrets that it is unable yet to say whether this is going to be a Happy New Year or not. The Fortune-tellers Conference at Paris hasn't finished its tournament to decide about the disputed prophecy of Mussolinis funeral.
THAW FLOODS FEARED
It must be awful to live near the river, not knowing the moment A. P. Herbert's barge may sail into your living-room.
CRISIS OVER FATHER TIME SIGNS PACT CONCEEDING SCYTHE & HOURGLASS
"In future time may go sideways, or even backwards," says aged Minister, "but Peace is saved."
A.R.P. CAMPAIGN
Success attended the Govt.'s cunning scheme to encourage gas-drill by circulating millions of gift cigars this Christmas. Many casualties are reported.
TINY TOTS - PRO-NAZI CARTOON BY DR. GOBBELS
Mein Fuhrer protects his people from American lies ensuring that Germans will have nothing but German lies, which are bigger and better.
"Mush stiffen up boys (hic!) or we'll be havin' totalitarian interferensh in our internal affairsh"
GOOD RESOLUTION FOR '39
Gad, sir, we may lose Democracy, Decency, Liberty and the Empire, but we will defend Chamberlain's umbrella to the last.
Person DepictedChamberlain; Neville (Arthur Neville) (1869-1940)
Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Low; David (1891-1963)
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Musso; (Low's dog)
SubjectsDeath
umbrellas
Food
USA
Cartoons
Third Reich 1933-45
Transport
Toys
Festivals and customs
Germany
New Year's Day
democracy
gas masks
floods
children
Drinks
burials
British Empire
Philosophies
Vikings
propaganda
censorship
cemeteries
art
Design and invention
International relations
dogs
crystal balls
barges
Repairs
Smoking
drinking water
civil defence
family
ARP
Animals
Historical periods and persons
Measurement
ships
Clothing and dress
Sciences
Domesticity
Time
drunkenness
Natural phenomena
Disasters
occultism
cigars
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/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/2400Musso; (Low's dog)   
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