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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or Caption[no caption]
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date13 Aug 1940
FormatArtwork
Size37.5 x 48.3cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptLIFE IN BRITAIN Quotations from the actual reports put out by German official wireless
SPECIAL EDITION "British Government is planning the suspension of all English newspapers. They are to be replaced by a single so-called official state newspaper"
HOT TIME IN THE OLD TOWN TONIGHT "Londoners are becoming more and more panic-stricken ... Londoners are drunk every night. They are holding competitions in drinking capacity and alcoholic poisoning has increased by leaps and bounds."
HOTEL Drinking Competition Now On
The Winner
COMPULSORY SANDY MACPHERSON "A number of persons have been sentenced to 5 years imprisonment for tuning in to German radio stations."
TALLY HO! "Almost nightly a regular organised chase is made after all foreigners still at large."
THIS SEASON'S SCHNOZZLES "Fear in Britain of German planes is indeed terrific. One of the best proofs of this is that the Jews are having their hair bleached and their noses strightened"
Lord Beaverbaum.
Isadore Bevin.
Archbish of Canty
Herb Moritzstein
Person DepictedColonel Blimp; (fictional)
Low; David (1891-1963)
Beaverbrook; Max Aitken (1879-1964); Baron,
Bevin; Ernest (1881-1951)
Lang; Cosmo Gordon, (1928-1941); Archbishop of Canterbury
Morrison; Herbert (1888-1965)
Subjectspress
radio
jews
Sports
Drinks
regulations
periodicals
horses
propaganda
censorship
internment
alcoholism
dogs
Games
foreigners
Animals
newspapers
drunkenness
broadcasting
Personal appearance
blood sports
Germans
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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CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
GB/BCA/96Beaverbrook; Max Aitken (1879-1964); Baron,1879-1964   
GB/BCA/109Bevin; Ernest (1881-1951)1881-1951   
GB/BCA/1643Lang; Cosmo Gordon, (1928-1941); Archbishop of Canterbury1928-1941   
GB/BCA/549Morrison; Herbert (1888-1965)1888-1965   
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