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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's News Reel
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date07 Jun 1941
FormatArtwork
Size52.5 x 28cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptFIRE WATCH
No business o' mine! I've got to think of me civil liberties
Severe reverse reported from Hideout Hotel. Champagne supply runs out among the richugees [sic]. The troops now retreating on the burgundy.
Take a letter, Miss Brown. "The Editor - Sir - I deplore the civilian use of automatic lighters ...... shockin' waste of petrol ....
Gad, we should persist in our present policy of victorious evacuation, luring the enemy to England & giving him influenza.
Wear the blackout material, they say. Yes, but what about when its time to put up the blackout?
Evening Star
Person DepictedMusso; (Low's dog)
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Low; David (1891-1963)
Musso; (Low's dog)
SubjectsFood
fire-watching
coughs
rationing
press
shortages
illnesses
alcohol
common cold
Drinks
Fuel
regulations
periodicals
invasion precautions
military planning
Champagne
blackouts
dogs
wine
health
civil defence
ARP
Animals
newspapers
Armed forces
Burgundy
petrol
World War 1939-1945
black markets
SeriesLow's News Reel
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
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Persons
CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/2400Musso; (Low's dog)   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
GB/BCA/2400Musso; (Low's dog)   
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