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Ref NoDL2639
Alt Ref NoDL2639
Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionBehind the Iron Curtain at Brighton
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date23 Oct 1946
FormatArtwork
Size37 x 43.75cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptDear Mr. Editor: following your instrucions, Col. Blimp and I disguised in totalitarian wigs gate-crashed the T.U.C. secret junta at Brighton
2. After tripping over the noted anarchist Lord Citrine coming out -
3. and bouncing off Lord Gibson, the Bank of England Bolshevik, in the corridor -
4. We came to the beer-cellar where the Dukes, supported by Dame Anne Loughlin and Viscount Tewson, was in the middle of an extremely dangerous speech about the need for everybody to do his best for the nation.
5. Several minor peers followed, expressing most inflammatory ideas about work.
6. At this point Col. Blimp, bursting with patriotic indignation, took the stand and shouted "Up the rebels!"
7. "Oh," says Lord Deakin, "Two of Harry Pollitt's boys, eh? OUT!" Something must be done about the Closed Shop immediately.
Person DepictedLow; David (1891-1963)
Musso; (Low's dog)
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Citrine; Walter McLennan (1924-1954); Sir
Gibson; George
Loughlin; Anne
Tewson; Vincent; Sir
Deakin; Arthur (1890-1955)
Subjectsannual conferences
patriotism
TUC
anarchism
savings
social classes
Philosophies
Trades unions
Leadership
government
communism
Nobility
dogs
banks
Animals
closed shops
Bank of England
Brighton
Seaside
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
Relates to cartoonDL2639

Show related Persons records.

Persons
CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
GB/BCA/2400Musso; (Low's dog)   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/157Citrine; Walter McLennan (1924-1954); Sir1924-1954   
GB/BCA/3909Gibson; George   
GB/BCA/2319Loughlin; Anne   
GB/BCA/1657Tewson; Vincent; Sir   
GB/BCA/748Deakin; Arthur (1890-1955)1890-1955   
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