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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's topical budget
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date18 Feb 1939
FormatArtwork
Size57.5 x 42cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptSPECIAL OLD LADIES EDITION
For jellyfish who are not strong enough to stand any but pleasant news
DUCE'S PEACE MOVE
Mussolini enjoying the mountain air in Spain. The Fascists are in Spain, of course only so that they can be nearer to Mr. Chamberlain, whom they adore. (loud cheers)
HITLER LAUNCHES PEACE SHIP. It's guns can fire messages of goodwill right across the channel. Hitler is also launching a lot of submarines to protect Britain's food supply in case of attack by Cripps or somebody
FRANCO AT HOME
FRANCO the Peacemaker is very fond of children, daffodils and dogs - almost and Englishman in fact.
STOP PRESS TRADE BOOM
Germany swopped 10 tons of harmonicas
NATIONAL SERVICE
So far, we hear, everybody wants to join the fire brigade and ring a bell. It is evident that in any future emergency, fires are going to be heavily over-subscribed
LIE-DOWN LAW
"The unemployed are a bore" said a London magistrate trying a lie-down party- Well, that makes it mutual.
RICHMOND PARK
Hcha! when the revolution comes we'll make 'em both need licenses-
WOMEN MEMBERS FOR STOCK EXCHANGE ?
Heavy falls occurred at the bare suggestion. It was protested that women were too emotional and unstable for the work. Six members went down with the shivers. Panic is feared.
PMILB TO BLIMP
Gracious, sir, the more we resist National Service, the more our French comrades will be encouraged to stand firm against the dictators on five fronts. What?
Person DepictedMussolini; Benito (1883-1945)
Franco; Francisco (1892-1975)
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Musso; (Low's dog)
SubjectsAnimals
Armaments
Armed forces
British
Civil War
Finance
France
Games
Germany
Historical periods and persons
Human beings
International relations
Italian
Italy
Law
Leadership
London
Parks
Philosophies
Politics
Richmond Park
Royal Navy
Social attitudes
Spain
Sports
Stock Exchange
Third Reich 1933-45
UK
children
civilians
combat
commerce
conscription
daffodils
dogs
economics
equal rights
fascism
fire brigades
firefighters
foreign policy
horse riding
horses
industrial production
investment
lawcourts
licences
magistrates
national service
old age
pets
plants
recruitment
services
ships
submarines
women
worldwide trade
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/58Mussolini; Benito (1883-1945)1883-1945   
GB/BCA/315Franco; Francisco (1892-1975)1892-1975   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/2400Musso; (Low's dog)   
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