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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's topical budget
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date09 Sep 1939
FormatArtwork
Size73.5 x 51.5cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptINSIDE INFORMATION
Via the milkman, who is evidently in the confidence of all the governments in Europe
Hitler committed suicide last Thursday. There is a revolution in Germany. They are keeping this dark. The Nazis raided Brighton with 6 planes of which 15 were sunk. The war will be over next Wednesday. They are keeping this dark too -
PLEASANT DREAMS (AIR-RAID STYLE) ... and so the old Sandman took little Jimmy's hand and led him gently to the land of Nod whispering aooooooo
DISCORDANT SIRENS TO BE HARMONISED
SANDY MACPHERSON JOINS GOVT.
Chagrin of Noel Coward
HA HA HA, YOU AND ME, LITTLE BROWN BOX DONT I LOVE THEE (OLD SONG RENOVATED) 19th HOLE
Scarcity of bags and sand presents no problem in golfing circles while there is a pair of plus-fours and a bunker left
LONDON BY NIGHT ....... in the infinite meadows of heaven, Blossom the lovely stars, the forget-me-nots of the angels"
PETS CORNER
ANTI-AGGRESSION PACT SIGNED against dopes who talk of "putting away" respectable pets in war-time
Map of Piccadilly
Gad, sir, Sir, John Anderson is right. We must shut down all amusements and make ourselves so blue that air raiders won't be able to see us even in the daytime.
Person DepictedCoward; Noel (1899-1973)
Macpherson; Sandy
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Low; David (1891-1963)
Musso; (Low's dog)
Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Implied textLittle Brown Jug
SubjectsARP
Animals
Chemicals
Defence
Games
Music
Performance
Quotations
Sports
Weapons
World War 1939-1945
air raids
blackouts
cats
civil defence
commerce
dairies
dogs
gas masks
goats
golf
milkmen
musicians
regulations
rumours
sandbags
theatre
visual media
SeriesLow's topical budget
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
Relates to cartoonDL1533

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Persons
CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/170Coward; Noel (1899-1973)1899-1973   
GB/BCA/764Macpherson; Sandy   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
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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