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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionThe four horsemen of the apocalypse
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date25 Apr 1940
Also published byRepublished in David Low, Low's War Cartoons, Cresset Press, 1941.
FormatArtwork
Size47.5 x 42.8cm
Techniqueblack ink
Embedded text or transcriptTotalitarian War
"Mobilization of all our Resources" (Oh, yeah?)
"Orthodox ((Pre-War) Finance
"Voluntary Efforts
"Private Enterprise"
Person DepictedSimon; John Allsebrook (1873-1954); 1st Viscount
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Implied textBible stories: "The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse are the forces of man's destruction described in the Christian Bible in chapter six of the Book of Revelation. The four horsemen are traditionally named after the powers/dangers they represent: Conquest, War, Famine/Pestilence and Death; only Death, however, is directly named in the Bible." [wikipedia 6 Aug 2008]
SubjectsArmed forces
Home front
Myths
Philosophies
World War 1939-1945
economic planning
economic policy
government policy
horses
legends
totalitarianism
traditionalism
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/260Simon; John Allsebrook (1873-1954); 1st Viscount1873-1954   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
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