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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's News Reel
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date14 Jun 1941
FormatArtwork
Size21.5 x 55.5cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptFAG FAMINE
Ma and Pa fight for the last, (Baby got there first, though.)
Work on the rebuilding of House of Commons starts just as soon as we can get delivery of some blocks of wood sitting around Winston in Whitehall
SERVICE WAR COMMENTARY
" .... Even if the enemy landed here, victory could never be his. Our people would refuse to issue him ration books."
Old School Ties Marked Down (2 coupons)
FOREIGN OFFICE MODES FOR COMING SEASON
"Gad, sir what the devil are we fighting for - what?"
Person DepictedColonel Blimp; (fictional)
Eden; Anthony, (1897-1977); Earl of Avon,
SubjectsLondon
rationing
civil servants
radio
shortages
Social attitudes
ties
Foreign Office
Whitehall
snobbery
ration books
propaganda
Palace of Westminster
cigarettes
Parliament
Smoking
family
Home front
traditionalism
civil service
government departments
Clothing and dress
broadcasting
World War 1939-1945
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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CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/216Eden; Anthony, (1897-1977); Earl of Avon1897-1977   
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