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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's topical budget
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date23 Dec 1939
FormatArtwork
Size60.5 x 42cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcript"An unidentified aircraft appeared over the East Coast last night. Our guns opened fire and the stranger, after dropping some suspicious-looking bundles, made off wildly in all directions."
Blast you, gentlemen, I WILL go all Christmassy - war or no war
THE CANT-WAIT
Good King Winstonslas looked out At the feast of Gobbels..
A MERRY SCUTTLE AND A HAPPY SURRENDER to dear Adolf
PEACE WHISPERS now requested by the "ALTERNATIVE FUHRER" (Oh, ja?)
To an urgent appointment with destiny
The idea! Telling me what to do with my business!
Liberty of the individual what?
We beat this feller Napoleon before and we'll do it agian
All this control! Unenglish!
Sacred Rights of Propputy
"Mobolization of the nation's resources"
Person DepictedLow; David (1891-1963)
Goebbels; Josef (1897-1945)
Himmler; Heinrich (1900-1945)
Goering; Hermann (1893-1946)
Chamberlain; Neville (Arthur Neville) (1869-1940)
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Father Christmas
Musso; (Low's dog)
Implied textChristmas carol - Good King Wenceslas.
SubjectsBehaviour
industrial production
austerity
rationing
Third Reich 1933-45
Transport
playing-cards
shortages
Festivals and customs
Germany
horse-drawn vehicles
regulations
Christmas
Social attitudes
campaigns
Philosophies
UK
Music
government
Navies
snow
International relations
dogs
reindeer
ice
traditionalism
Historical periods and persons
Animals
capitalism
Weather
government policy
Quotations
musical instruments
Seasons
cartoonists
Baths
stagecoaches
National Government
prime ministers
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/345Goebbels; Josef (1897-1945)1897-1945German politician. Minister of Propaganda from 1933-45. Known for his zealous speeches and anti-Semitism. Chief architect of the Kristallnacht attack on German Jews considered to be the first manifestation of the Nazi violence culminating in the Holocaust.  
GB/BCA/390Himmler; Heinrich (1900-1945)1900-1945   
GB/BCA/323Goering; Hermann (1893-1946)1893-1946German politician, military leader and leading member of the Nazi Party. He was Commander of the German Air Force (Luftwaffe). In 1936 he took complete control of the Four Year Plan for German rearmament. He played a key role in the annexation of Austria (Anschluss) in 1938. He was known for his extravagant tastes and garish clothes. Goering was a violent morphine addict.  
GB/BCA/146Chamberlain; Neville (Arthur Neville) (1869-1940)1869-1940   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/823Father Christmas   
GB/BCA/2400Musso; (Low's dog)   
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