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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's topical budget
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date09 Dec 1939
FormatArtwork
Size57 x 39cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptPERSONAL NOTE re LOW'S BLOOD
Certain notions concerning Low's race having been aired on the Nazi broadcast by Lord Haw-haw, Low hereby proclaims these to be erroneous. As all his friends know, Low is the child of the distinguished Chinese philosopher HOP LUNG LOW and a Zulu princess
LOW'S PARENTS from the family album conclusively proving something or other.
FUHRER'S DECORATING JOB
The reason there is a spell in the war just now is that Hitler is busy whitewashing Goring as "a Moderate alternative Fuhrer" to try and diddle Chamberlain again.
"GESTAPO AND OGPU LEADERS TO MEET"
HIMMLER is selecting a cross-eyed body guard - the only kind that could handle this job.
Removals
Evacuation
10 Downing St
POLITICAL AGONY COLUMN Low doesn't want to be rude or to give information to the enemy, but if someone doesn't make up his mind whether we are to fight this war on methods of half-cocked private enterprise of those of thoroughly organised democracy, someone is going to be taken for a ride.
TESTIMONIAL TO B.B.C.
Dear Mr. Ogilvie, I heartily approve your Early Morning Jerks. They improve lying in bed no end.
NEW SHOP "LIGHTING"
"Isn't it great to see the dear old Christmas spirit again"
DECONTAMINATION BLIMP
Gad, sir, Lord Cauliflower is right. At all cost we should have prevented Bolshevism from going Russian.
Person DepictedLow; David (1891-1963)
Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Himmler; Heinrich (1900-1945)
Lloyd George; David (1863-1945)
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
SubjectsBehaviour
BBC
London
Third Reich 1933-45
Transport
evacuees
Festivals and customs
Germany
African
jews
bolshevism
Politics
regulations
Christmas
Social attitudes
Philosophies
physical training
commodities
propaganda
UK
Leadership
blackouts
cars
International relations
Streets
10 Downing Street
Zulu
foreigners
health
Oriental
family
traditionalism
Historical periods and persons
Armed forces
broadcasting
strategy
Gestapo
government policy
internal security forces
parents
Human beings
Germans
World War 1939-1945
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/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/390Himmler; Heinrich (1900-1945)1900-1945   
GB/BCA/5Lloyd George; David (1863-1945)1863-1945President of the Board of Trade 1905-1908.
Chancellor of the Exchequer 1908-1915.
Prime Minister 1916- 1922.
Leader of the Liberl Party 1926-1931.
  
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
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