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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionAnti-profiteer stakes
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date12 Jun 1939
FormatArtwork
Size34.5 x 54cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptBurgin
Ministry of Supply
Profiteering: "Establishing a statutory limit on profits would be exceeding complicated and might work most unfairly - ..." "The Doings"
Person DepictedBurgin; Edward Leslie, (1887-1945)
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
NotesMinistry of Supply Bill - Second Reading. - The Ministry of Supply Bill received its second reading in the House of Commons on June 8. Mr Burgin, Minister of Supply, said that in introducing the bill he was influenced by four major considerations: 1) to strengthen the Royal Ordnance factories and to create in strategic points further Royal Ordnance productive power; 2) to utilise to the full the armament firms; 3) to broaden the basis of supply by sub-contracting as widely as possible; 4) to plan the utilisation for armaments of the whole engineering trade. ... [Keesing's Contemporary Archives p.3600]
Subjectsrationing
supply
shortages
Profits
Minister of Supply
weasels
Resemblance
Games
Parliament
races
pigs
Legislation
Animals
government departments
rocking-horses
plants
black markets
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
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GB/BCA/2881Burgin; Edward Leslie, (1887-1945)1887-1945   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
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