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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's topical budget
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date01 Apr 1939
FormatArtwork
Size56.5 x 40.8cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptBy *!!!!@! this must not go on sir!
Correspondents in the press deplore the loss of JOHN BULL from cartoons and the modern representation of the average Englishman as "an undersized, flustered, bewildered and apparently half-witted individual." (Is STRUBE'S face red!)
GOBBELS ABROAD
Gobbels has gone to Greece to give his black eye a holiday. The Greeks have evacuated to the mountains. War threatens.
WAR WITH IRELAND AVERTED
At one stage the worst was feared when it seemed that the I.R.A. was out to stop the Boat Race. However, everything passed off with the loss of a few second-hand bridges, and all was forgiven.
GREAT GESTURE
In anticipation of closer association with Russia Mr. C. is making a gallant effort to aquire Soviet culture, under the guidance of M. Maisky.
ROYAL ACADEMY SELECTION
After recent happenings a few handwriting experts are being co-opted this year.
Rembrandt
John
Stan Spencer
Wyndham Lewis
Velasquez
NOTICE TO HITLER
There will be no war this week
By order Lord B.
BLIMP'S PURGE
Gad, sir, Citrine is right. The Labour party is quite right to expel all but sound Conservatives.
Person DepictedJohn Bull; (Symbol for England)
Little Man; The
Goebbels; Josef (1897-1945)
Chamberlain; Neville (Arthur Neville) (1869-1940)
Maisky; Ivan Mikhailovich
Beaverbrook; Max Aitken (1879-1964); Baron,
Citrine; Walter McLennan (1924-1954); Sir
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Rembrandt; Harmenszoon van Rijn
John; Augustus (1878-1961)
Velazquez; Diego (Rodrigues de Silva) (1599-1660)
Spencer; Stanley
Lewis; Wyndham
SubjectsAnimals
British
Cartoons
Clothing and dress
Daily Express
Defence
Destruction
Disasters
Exhibitions
Games
Germany
Greece
Historical periods and persons
Human beings
IRA
International relations
Labour Party
London
Music
Ownership
Performance
Politics
Royal Academy of Art
Russia
Social events
Sports
Third Reich 1933-45
UK
Weapons
art
artists
balalaikas
black eyes
bombs
bridges
campaigns
cartoonists
crimes
forgery
goats
handwriting
health
inscriptions
musical instruments
national dress
newspapers
periodicals
political parties
press
races
rebellion
rowing
ships
terrorism
words
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/40John Bull; (Symbol for England)   
GB/BCA/1673Little Man; The   
GB/BCA/345Goebbels; Josef (1897-1945)1897-1945German politician. Minister of Propaganda from 1933-45. Known for his zealous speeches and anti-Semitism. Chief architect of the Kristallnacht attack on German Jews considered to be the first manifestation of the Nazi violence culminating in the Holocaust.  
GB/BCA/146Chamberlain; Neville (Arthur Neville) (1869-1940)1869-1940   
GB/BCA/1602Maisky; Ivan Mikhailovich   
GB/BCA/96Beaverbrook; Max Aitken (1879-1964); Baron,1879-1964   
GB/BCA/157Citrine; Walter McLennan (1924-1954); Sir1924-1954   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/881Rembrandt; Harmenszoon van Rijn   
GB/BCA/758John; Augustus (1878-1961)1878-1961   
GB/BCA/880Velazquez; Diego (Rodrigues de Silva) (1599-1660)1599-1660   
GB/BCA/2228Spencer; Stanley   
GB/BCA/476Lewis; Wyndham   
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