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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's topical budget
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date14 Oct 1939
FormatArtwork
Size56.8 x 41cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptDEVACUATION PROCEEDS. Satisfactory progress is reported in getting away from the area containing Mrs. Buggins's twins that have been bawling ever since they got there
INVESTITURE
Several war heroes have not yet been decorated. Low has a mule ready for profiteer swindlers and A.R.P. amateur Hitlers that discriminate against applicants that belong to left political parties.
BAA-A-A
RED PARTY SHEEP: "I'm against this war because I'm against Fascism." BLACK PARTY SHEEP: "I'm against this war because I'm against Communism. Come and have an asperin." [sic]
VOLKISCHER BEOBACHTER
CHURCHILL SEIZES POWER IN ENGLAND
Churchill, the Jew that shot Dolfuss and fired the Reichstag, snapped as he left Downing St. after having liquidated Chamberlain with an explosive cigar. His policy is to sink the United States navy and blame Germany
TIME GENTLEMEN, PLEASE
Closing time is to be observed even during air-raids Official
WAR INVENTIONS DEPT.
MECHANICAL INSULTER
All you have to do is to wheel it up against Gobbels office and give him the works. Murderer Liar Scum
PASSED BY CENSOR
DOWN, SIR, DOWN! or DROPPING THE PILOT
Powerful cartoon of JOHN BULL and the RUSSIAN BEAR, executed under personal supervision of Cartoon Censor, Col. Blimp, here seen posing with Low's pup Musso
Person DepictedChurchill; Winston (1874-1965)
Low; David (1891-1963)
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Tenniel; John, (1820-1914); Sir
Musso; (Low's dog)
Implied textCartoons: Dropping the Pilot by Sir John Tenniel published in Punch 29 March 1890.
SubjectsARP
Animals
Armed forces
Cartoons
Drinks
International relations
Licensing Act 1964
Politics
Public houses
Royal Navy
Russia
UK
USA
World War 1939-1945
art
bears
black markets
blackouts
cartoonists
censorship
children
civil defence
dogs
evacuees
family
mules
periodicals
press
propaganda
rationing
rebellion
regulations
shortages
strategy
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 cartoonDL1544

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CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/7Churchill; Winston (1874-1965)1874-1965British politician. Became a Conservative MP in 1900 and held the offices of President of the Board of Trade, Home Secretary, First Lord of the Admiralty, Chancellor of the Exchequer eventually becoming Prime Minister from 1940-1945 and from 1951-1955. A noted statesman and orator, he was also an officer in the British Army, an historian, writer and artist.  
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/973Tenniel; John, (1820-1914); Sir1820-1914   
GB/BCA/2400Musso; (Low's dog)   
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