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Ref NoDL1694
Alt Ref NoDL1694
Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionBlimp's war for democracy
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date23 Jan 1941
FormatArtwork
Size35.5 x 45cm
Techniqueblack ink
Embedded text or transcript"Gad, Margesson, we must uphold the leadership of the wealthy classes, After all, we can't waste these uniforms which went with the baronial halls these gentlemen's fathers bought with their profits out of the last war. Tradition, old country families - what? Gad, breeding will tell."
Ministry of War
Person DepictedColonel Blimp; (fictional)
Margesson; Henry David Reginald (1890-1965); 1st Viscount
NotesRepublished in David Low, Low's War Cartoons, Cresset Press, 1941.
SubjectsArmed forces
Historical periods and persons
Home front
Philosophies
World War 1939-1945
armour
democracy
government departments
guardsmen
horses
knights errant
social classes
soldiers
traditionalism
uniforms
upper class
war
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/941Margesson; Henry David Reginald (1890-1965); 1st Viscount1890-1965   
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