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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's topical budget
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date01 Jul 1939
FormatArtwork
Size56.5 x 39.8cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcript"WAR OF NERVES" STUDY IN NORMALITY 1939
Crisis Hitler IRA Japan etc. etc.
"GAP WIDENS BETWEEN DANZIG & POLAND" - newspaper, probably referring to Doc. Gobbels
LOW'S PATENT NEWSPAPER. - For unusually tender gents who can't bear to know what's happening.
TENNIS SEASON OPENS
"Seeded mosquitoes now playing out local championships" "Stars of great open spaces run to 15 stings in first set" Sports Headlines MY LADY'S AFTERNOON DRIVE (NEW STYLE)
The scandalous h.p. tax of that Communist Simon will force the most drastic economies among the higher-powered motoring classes.
ROUGH STUFF IN LEICESTER SQ.
"Shakespeare has had his innings. -" J.B. Priestley.
ADVENTURES OF ADOLF, THE A.R.P. GOAT (continued)
Zero hour approaches, when Low will explode a blast to test his shelter, just like the Government. If the occupant (Adolf) survives all is well; if not Adolf will be a hero. Get away from that mine, Musso, It mustn't go off until next week
DANGER You have been warned
2-TON BLIMP
Gad, sir, Mister Chamberlain is right. At all costs we must teach the Japanese that an Englishman's trousers are sacred
Person DepictedGoebbels; Josef (1897-1945)
Low; David (1891-1963)
Priestley; J.B.
Shakespeare; William (1564-1616)
Adolfe; (Low's goat)
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Shakespeare; William (1564-1616)
Musso; (Low's dog)
Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
SubjectsBehaviour
trousers
London
Third Reich 1933-45
Transport
press
Germany
calmness
insects
Literature
upper class
time bombs
statues
social classes
Defence
Sports
periodicals
Leicester Square
Social attitudes
bombs
indirect taxation
propaganda
Ireland
UK
boxing
taxation
cars
International relations
chauffeurs
dogs
Games
explosives
mosquitoes
IRA
Weapons
Poland
Drivers
civil defence
ARP
Animals
Historical periods and persons
terrorism
newspapers
Japan
Clothing and dress
tandems
bicycles
tennis
air-raid shelters
visual media
championships
goats
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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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/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
GB/BCA/607Priestley; J.B.   
GB/BCA/50Shakespeare; William (1564-1616)1564-1616   
GB/BCA/1949Adolfe; (Low's goat)   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
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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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