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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's News-Reel
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date31 May 1941
FormatArtwork
Size50 x 12cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptScene at banquet to celebrate reopening of old Turkish Bath in new premises. Space permits only one of Low's eyebrows, Col. Blimp's moustache and Musso's nose.
Gertcher!
Police
That fellow who tried to give himself up as Hess's brother, just landed by parachute on Golders Green, was fake. He was after a good feed of chicken
DEFENCE of LIBERTY
If "absentee" workers can take days off when they like, it's only fair that tanks be fitted to allow soldiers to quit battle at will, too, and let the war go to hell.
HEE HAW
Having approved dandelions & nettles, diet experts are now sampling thistles. Food Ministry expects to lash out shortly.
FLAT TO LET 8 guineas a week
"Why not? I hear some quite respectable dogs are doing it in the country."
Person DepictedColonel Blimp; (fictional)
Low; David (1891-1963)
Musso; (Low's dog)
Subjectsindustrial production
Food
London
rationing
shortages
chicken
Golders Green
soldiers
Department of National Heritage
Defence
police constables
thistles
nettles
poultry
Turkish
Drinks
dogs
Absenteeism
health
flats
Weapons
dandelions
tanks
Animals
Armed forces
government departments
plants
Baths
spas
rent
Police
housing
manpower
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/2400Musso; (Low's dog)   
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