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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's topical budget
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date11 Mar 1939
FormatArtwork
Size56.3 x 39.8cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptIS MR. C. REALLY AN UMBRELLA?
Since newspaper contraversy re Mr. C.'s political wisdom threatened to peter out without decision, experiments are being made with the new Brain-wave Register machine. So far results are negative.
GERMAN ART AT THE R.A.
Exhibition postponed. Selection Commttee got its eyes knocked out by very first offering - watercolour by A. Hitler.
PROSPERITY-WHAT?
The number of millionaires rose in 1937-8 from 529 to 539 - Paper
and sitll, I s'pose those unemployed fellers grumble-
FASHION NOTE
Lady Maureen Stanley's mannequin parade through the Balkans has been a qualified success. Local opinion in Pnish holds that if that's what they're wearing now, perhaps there should be a war.
SAM HOARE'S YOUNG LADIES
"Semi-detached homes & flower gardens for women prisoners" - News item.
"3 little maids from quod are we, Here for the good of societeeeee.."
Come come let's be fair to Franco. Let's assume he's a great Christian gentlemen, prepared to double-cross his Italian and German friends without the slightest hesitation. PMILB ETHICS
NEW FOREIGN POLICY
Encouraged by the success of his friend Gandhi, Halifax has borrowed G.'s goat and loin-cloth and begun a fast-to-death to compel Mussolini to withdraw his troops from Spain. Mussolini is expected to break down any minute now.
Person DepictedChamberlain; Neville (Arthur Neville) (1869-1940)
Hoare; Samuel John Gurney (1880-1959); Sir
Low; David (1891-1963)
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Halifax; Edward Frederick Lindley Wood (1881-1959); Earl of
Stanley; Maureen Helen, (1900-1942); Lady
Implied textsongs: Three little maids from school
SubjectsAnimals
Balkan Peninsula
Civil War
Clothing and dress
Contrasts
Design and invention
Employment
Exhibitions
Finance
Germany
Historical periods and persons
India
International relations
Italy
Leadership
Money
Music
Politics
Quotations
Royal Academy of Art
Sciences
Social attitudes
Spain
UK
Wealth
Working conditions
art
artists
axis powers
convicts
diet
fashion models
fashions
foreign policy
goats
government policy
health
hunger strikes
millionaires
national dress
pigs
prisons
quasi-sciences
research scientists
scientists
social classes
umbrellas
unemployment
women
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/395Hoare; Samuel John Gurney (1880-1959); Sir1880-1959   
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/357Halifax; Edward Frederick Lindley Wood (1881-1959); Earl of1881-1959   
GB/BCA/5994Stanley; Maureen Helen, (1900-1942); Lady1900-1942   
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