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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionGotta bit o' sand for a poor not-working girl, Mister?
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date26 Sep 1939
FormatArtwork
Size33 x 48.8cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptClosed reopening when Hitler dies
Skedaddle & Co. Business suspended until Mr Skedaddle and family return from their holiday at Aberystwyth.
Windup Ltd Temporary address The Wooky Hole
In consequence of the necessity of winning the war the staff are fired
the Sack
Person DepictedHoare; Samuel John Gurney (1880-1959); Sir
NotesDefence Legislation. - Control of Employment Act. Further emergency legislation passed through both Houses of Parliament between Sept. 5 and Sept. 21. The following Acts came into force on the latter date: Control of Employment Act: This provides that the Minister of Labour may make an Order forbiding employers to advertise for certain classes of workers specified in the Order, or to engage or re-engage such workers without the consent of the Minister. ... [Keesing's Contemporary Archives p.3747]
SubjectsARP
Defence
Disruption
Employment
Home front
Weapons
World War 1939-1945
businessmen
civil defence
commerce
employees
evacuees
industrial production
manpower
regulations
sandbags
unemployment
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
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