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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's Topical Budget.
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date15 Jul 1939
FormatArtwork
Size56 x 39cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptENGLISHMAN'S CASTLE Householders who refuse to accept evacuation "guests" will
risk imprisonment. - News. "B-----! Well, gaol is preferable to mixing with the loathsome
brats of one's fellow countrymen - what?" WAR OF NERVES "Hullo! What's this?" "Haven't you
heard? Wool propellors, 'cos Hitler's complaining about how we disturb his sleep at
Berchtesgaten." CRISIS - LATEST APPEASEMENT FOR CHURCHILL A meeting of the Inner Cabinet
was held under Dawson's desk at the TIMES office. It was decided to offer Churchill
"Chequers" and a couple of parks if he will withdraw his troops and negotiate. Letter
against Star on leader page Letter in favour Bury at once "CLIVEDEN" THIS DESIRABLE MANSION
MAY BE CLOSED SUITABLE FOR HOME FOR DECAYED STATESMEN Yus, mum, the identical home of the
"Cliveden Set" That is the very balcony where Mr. Chamberlain, walking in his sleep, fell
and broke his promise ...... there's the window where Lady Astor lost her eysight looking
for the future ... and on that platform Ribbentrop used to wrestle 16 Rising Young
Conservatives with a bottle of his champagne in each hand ..... oh, an 'istoric residence,
mum .... SPREAD OF TROUSERS AMONG EVES Upon my word fellows, some sort of a protest has to
be made - and quickly ADVENTURES OF ADOLF, A.R.P. GOAT (continued) Report:- After
carelessness by Musso in handling explosive, premature blast tests in shelter took place
last week. Among other valuable results it was established that when enemy bombs drop
inside shelter it is better to be outside than in. Gad, sir, Lord Sportingsquirt is right.
It's only fair we should give the Germans a good start this war. After all, we won last
time, y'know. RETURN MATCH BY BLIMP
Person DepictedDawson; Geoffrey
Chamberlain; Neville (Arthur Neville) (1869-1940)
Adolfe; (Low's goat)
Musso; (Low's dog)
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Low; David (1891-1963)
SubjectsARP
Animals
Behaviour
Cliveden
Clothing and dress
Conservative Party
Contrasts
Defence
Germany
International relations
Nobility
Politics
Social attitudes
Times
Transport
UK
Weapons
World War 1939-1945
air transport
air-raid shelters
aircraft
bombs
children
civil defence
convicts
dogs
evacuees
explosives
fashions
goats
letters to the editor
periodicals
political parties
press
prisons
rebellion
snobbery
social classes
stately homes
traditionalism
trousers
upper class
women
SeriesLow's topical budget
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Fax: 02075660388
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
Relates to cartoonLSE0813

Show related Persons records.

Persons
CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/3703Dawson; Geoffrey   
GB/BCA/146Chamberlain; Neville (Arthur Neville) (1869-1940)1869-1940   
GB/BCA/1949Adolfe; (Low's goat)   
GB/BCA/2400Musso; (Low's dog)   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
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