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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's topical budget
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date16 Dec 1939
FormatArtwork
Size61 x 39cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptHOW LONG O LORD HOW LONG?
Pretend its Funny
Highest quality scientific lying
Nazi Broadcasting
NIGHT SHIFT AT THE MINSTRY OF INFORMATION
Damn! It's that feller Raglan again!
Here y'are! Tomorrow's Daily Worker! Daily Worker line approved in House o' Lords ... one penny!
TEAMWORK AT THE TREASURY
Symbolic study of France's Reynaud and our reckless Jack achieving financial unity.
ART WAR proceeding via Radio and Press
The offensive has now been taken by the Old-fashioneds who have captured much chiaroscuro from the New-fangleds. Troops are massing.
UNPOPULAR JOB NO. 1
Pursuit of innocent bystander by Whitehall Pressgang seeking a chairman for the Economy Committee.
BLIMP BANDAGE
Gad, sir, Argentina is right. The League's prompt action augurs well for the glorious future that lies behind it.
Person DepictedSimon; John Allsebrook (1873-1954); 1st Viscount
Reynaud; Paul
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Low; David (1891-1963)
Father Christmas
NotesOriginal artwork is missing centre section. Section cut out of centre with Extract sent to H Morrison, M.P. written in blue crayon
SubjectsArgentina
Budgets
Daily Worker
France
Germans
HM Treasury
House of Lords
International relations
League of Nations 1919
Parliament
Styles
UK
World War 1939-1945
art
austerity
broadcasting
censorship
civil servants
civil service
economics
government departments
government planning
information
modern style
national dress
periodicals
press
propaganda
radio
regulations
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/260Simon; John Allsebrook (1873-1954); 1st Viscount1873-1954   
GB/BCA/623Reynaud; Paul   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
GB/BCA/823Father Christmas   
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