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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's topical budget
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date04 Nov 1939
FormatArtwork
Size57.5 x 39cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptHOW TO LOSE THE WAR - NO 2
Ho, hum ... I s'pose its got to be in wartime - Let's hope they don't fill it with Service has-beens and riff-raff from the House of Lords
Controller of Civil Liberties
Gad, sir, wossat you say? Treason, hey? Call the guard!
NOVEMBER 5th WITH THE DEAD-END KIDS
No 10 Downing Street
Peace of chair of Schuschnigg Hacha etc.
WAR INVENTIONS DEPT. This weeks prize goes to Kingsley Wood for his original get-up, allowing Cabinet Ministers to visit the Air Front in perfect safety disguised as motor mascots
WAR PICTURES AT LAST Evacuees return without loss to Lord de la Warr, after making reconaissance flight over safe areas.
6 O'CLOCK CURFEW SHALL NOT RING TONIGHT Some activity on the shopping front. Our troops took a newsagents doorway, but later were repulsed with heavy loss
POLITICAL ENCOUNTER "A certain anti-semite": "Name me! Go on, name me!" Anderson: Sorry, don't use that sort of language." WAR AIMS BY BLIMP Gad sir the Britannia Society is right. There must be another Versailles to make it impossible for another war to happen 20 years hence.
Person DepictedLow; David (1891-1963)
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Stalin; Joseph (1879-1953)
Wood; Kingsley (1881-1943); Sir
De La Warr; Herbrand Edward Dundonald Brassey Sackville (1900-); Lord; 9th Earl
Mosley; Oswald (1896-1980)
Anderson; John (1882-1958); 1st Viscount Waverley
Subjects10 Downing Street
Austria
Behaviour
Design and invention
Festivals and customs
Germany
Guy Fawkes Night
Historical periods and persons
International relations
London
Russia
Sciences
Social attitudes
Streets
Third Reich 1933-45
UK
Versailles
World War 1939-1945
Yeomen of the Guard
antisemitism
commerce
conferences
curfew
disguises
evacuees
expansionism
foreign policy
jews
newsagents
race relations
regulations
soldiers
traditionalism
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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CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
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.  
GB/BCA/273Stalin; Joseph (1879-1953)1879-1953   
GB/BCA/722Wood; Kingsley (1881-1943); Sir1881-1943   
GB/BCA/2993De La Warr; Herbrand Edward Dundonald Brassey Sackville (1900-); Lord; 9th Earl1900-   
GB/BCA/42Mosley; Oswald (1896-1980)1896-1980   
GB/BCA/346Anderson; John (1882-1958); 1st Viscount Waverley1882-1958   
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