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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's topical budget
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date28 Jan 1939
FormatArtwork
Size57 x 40.5cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcript"BY HEAVEN, SIR, NOT AT ALL LIKE THE COMFORTABLE WARS WE USED TO HAVE IN DEAR QUEEN VICTORIA'S TIME ---" affectionately dedicated to the stuffy snobs who are grizzling about having the little ones billeted on them in wartime.
War News
Our fellers doin awfully well
Little Johnny's History
William the Conqueror giving Alfred one in the eye
Critics of the romantic illustrations in our history books urge that children would more readily understand if the pictures were "in modern dress" THIS SEASON'S GOODS
The revelations by a disgusted would-be candidate as to the cost of buying a constituency nomination from the National Govt. Party machine, goes far to explain the magnificent quality of Mr. C.'s support.
#600 p.a. #750 p.a. #595 p.a. #840 p.a. #650
LIFE IN THE CITY
BRISK BUSINESS IN RUMORS
Latest quotations: Somebody mobilizing troops .... 104 3
4 - 105 1
2
Switzerland blown up ....... 75 - 77
Goring in flames ....... 198 16
17 - 100
BLOOD AND BLIMP
Gad, sir, Lady Winterton is right. If she had only been shot in Spain she wouldn't now be such a nuisance to the unemployed.
Person DepictedColonel Blimp; (fictional)
William (1066-1087); the Conqueror, reigned
Alfred (849-899); the Great
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Low; David (1891-1963)
Musso; (Low's dog)
SubjectsBehaviour
Candidates
Civil War
Employment
Finance
Historical periods and persons
International relations
Labour Party
MPs
Parliament
Politics
Social attitudes
Spain
UK
World War 1939-1945
books
bowler hats
cartoonists
children
commerce
election deposits
elections
evacuees
expenses
illustrations
investment
rumours
snobbery
socialism
traditionalism
unemployment
visual media
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 cartoonDL1418

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Persons
CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/3137William (1066-1087); the Conqueror, reigned1066-1087   
GB/BCA/2063Alfred (849-899); the Great849-899   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
GB/BCA/2400Musso; (Low's dog)   
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