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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's topical budget
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date03 Jun 1939
FormatArtwork
Size55.8 x 37.5cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptROYAL TOUR HITCH
It looks as though the visit it U.S. may have to be postponed- at least until the British Ambassador has finished teaching those American newspaper guys how to curtsey.
"BOMBERS WORKING UP TO 500 MILES P.H."
News Heading"
It ain't right, Bill. By my reckoning every time we bomb London we hit Glasgow...."
TEAR-GAS IN WEST END CINEMAS
"Let's go in here, Gert. Just see how THEY'VE been enjoying themselves."
GERMAN BROADCAST
(Notes by the spy for the English talks from Naziland) "It is evident that the Fuhrer's last speech has had its effect. People in London are so scared that they rush about without clothes on, making for the parks where they try to hide under water. There have been many casualties. Bodies lie everywhere. Panic reigns.
It is reported that the Minister of Agriculture has been examining the country by dawn, presumably to take the evidence of the early worm for another nice long enquiry
ADVENTURES OF ADOLF THE A.R.P. GOAT
More trouble. On the very first trial black-out Low tripped over Adolf and turned it into a blast test. Memo:- Add rear light for Adolf to equipment.
B----!
FAIR PLAY, THERE! BY BLIMP
Gad, nephew, the TIMES is right. Fine sort of Democracy this is, where young gentlemen of the O.T.C. haven't the right to be officers without serving in the ranks. Class distinction, that's what it is.
Person DepictedDorman-Smith; R.H. (1899-1977); Sir
Adolfe; (Low's goat)
Low; David (1891-1963)
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Musso; (Low's dog)
Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Implied textearly bird gets worm
SubjectsARP
Agriculture
Animals
Armed forces
Baths
Behaviour
Contrasts
Defence
Games
Germany
Glasgow
Historical periods and persons
Kings and rulers
London
Performance
Proverbs and sayings
Royal Air Force
Scotland
Seasons
Social attitudes
Sports
Third Reich 1933-45
Times
USA
Weapons
Weather
World War 1939-1945
air-raid shelters
blackouts
bombers
bombs
cinemas
civil defence
curtseying
dogs
etiquette
films
goats
government departments
health
heat
journalists
military officers
periodicals
press
propaganda
public inquiries
regulations
royal tours
social classes
summer
sunbathing
swimming
traditionalism
worms
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/3732Dorman-Smith; R.H. (1899-1977); Sir1899-1977   
GB/BCA/1949Adolfe; (Low's goat)   
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/2400Musso; (Low's dog)   
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.  
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