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Ref NoDL2489
Alt Ref NoDL2489
Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionReconstruction problem
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date07 Nov 1945
FormatArtwork
Size35 x 41.75cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcript"The lesson of defeat, national and municipal, is that the Conservative Party must be completely overhauled and inculcated with a spirit more in tune with the time".- Mr. H. Squirt. M.P.
Young Tory plans for turning the joint into a garage
Augean Stables
Person DepictedButler; Richard Austen (Rab) (1902-1982); Baron Butler of Saffron Walden
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Churchill; Winston (1874-1965)
Implied textaugean stables
SubjectsConservative Party
Myths
Young Conservatives
Politics
horses
Resemblance
elections
political parties
legends
traditionalism
Animals
brooms
modernization
Defeat
Human beings
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
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GB/BCA/131Butler; Richard Austen (Rab) (1902-1982); Baron Butler of Saffron Walden1902-1982   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
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.  
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