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Ref NoDL1584
Alt Ref NoDL1584
Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionOn the home front
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date06 Feb 1940
FormatArtwork
Size33.3 x 53cm
Techniqueblack ink
Embedded text or transcriptA million unemployed
Office of the Ministry of Economics if we had one
Gad, sir, OUR courage OUR cheerfulness OUR resolution will win the war ..... for someone, what?
Tradition
Vested Interests
Office of the Co-ordinated Ministries of Agriculture and Food open after the war
Frustrated Farmers
Person DepictedChamberlain; Neville (Arthur Neville) (1869-1940)
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
John Bull; (Symbol for England)
NotesRepublished in David Low, Low's War Cartoons, Cresset Press, 1941.
SubjectsUnion Jack
Food
Employment
government planning
Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
economics
traditionalism
Agriculture
government departments
unemployment
farmers
government policy
Home front
World War 1939-1945
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
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GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/40John Bull; (Symbol for England)   
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