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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionDunkirk week
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date03 Jun 1943
FormatArtwork
Size37 x 44cm
Techniqueblack ink
Embedded text or transcriptThe failure of some weak-minded young miners to realise their responsibility is not so surprising, perhaps, after the spate of subversive nonsense uttered lately by a section of their "betters". - Mr. Homo Sapiens, M.P.
The Weekend Absentee
Planning isn't natural .... Every man for himself ... Aren't we fighting for Freedom? Self-interest is the mainspring .... Work for the common good is unmanly
Beveridge? Idealistic rot! "Better-world" talk is all bosh.
Person DepictedColonel Blimp; (fictional)
SubjectsContrasts
Behaviour
strikes
Beveridge Report
laissez-faire
market economy
coal
soldiers
social classes
Defence
Social attitudes
planning
Philosophies
Absenteeism
public inquiries
Weapons
tanks
traditionalism
Armed forces
miners
post-war expectations
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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