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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionDiogenes election tour
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date29 May 1945
FormatArtwork
Size40.25 x 48cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptReport from Low.- Have fallen among a numerous tribe who advocate dropping all talk of policies and just wrapping up the nation in clean paper for presentation to Mr. Churchill personally as a token of gratitude. The Tory Party, of course, would look after it for him.
England
Person DepictedLow; David (1891-1963)
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Musso; (Low's dog)
Implied textDiogenes of Sinope was a Greek philosopher. He made a virtue of extreme poverty and is portrayed begging for a living and sleeping in a barrel. He was the most famous exponent of Cynisism.
SubjectsConservative Party
general elections
Politics
elections
dogs
political parties
Animals
Election campaigns
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/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/2400Musso; (Low's dog)   
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