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Ref NoDL2333
Alt Ref NoDL2333
Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionPlanned construction job
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date26 Oct 1944
FormatArtwork
Size41.5 x 49cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptHerb Williams
Belisha
1944 ceiling complete with nests for speculator starlings
1939 ceiling complete with 30 per cent skylight
Foreman: Want to break your blinkin necks? Come aht of it!
Person DepictedChurchill; Winston (1874-1965)
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Williams; Herbert
Hore-Belisha; Leslie (1893-1957)
SubjectsWorld War 1939-1945
birds
buildings
commerce
construction
economics
employees
government planning
government policy
high-rise buildings
housing
housing developments
post-war restoration
property
property ownership
speculation
starlings
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
Relates to cartoonDL2333

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GB/BCA/7Churchill; Winston (1874-1965)1874-1965British politician. Became a Conservative MP in 1900 and held the offices of President of the Board of Trade, Home Secretary, First Lord of the Admiralty, Chancellor of the Exchequer eventually becoming Prime Minister from 1940-1945 and from 1951-1955. A noted statesman and orator, he was also an officer in the British Army, an historian, writer and artist.  
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/3778Williams; Herbert   
GB/BCA/403Hore-Belisha; Leslie (1893-1957)1893-1957   
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