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Alt Ref NoDL2847
Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionUp the public-opinion poll
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date04 Mar 1948
FormatArtwork
Size36.75 x 51.25cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptLow's institute is hot on the job collecting the national view of the crisis. The question put is "What do you think the government should do or go fishing? B.M.A. :"No. Stalin couldn't try it on here. The doctors would refuse to co-operate
COL. BLIMP: Gad, sir, never! Churchill should invite Franco to join the Cabinet, the working-classes should be interned, and we must ensure peace by dropping Atom bombs on something at once
T.U.C : certainly. The British worker has a heart of gold - right on top of an unsatisfied stomach.
COMMUNIST PARTY : Now that the U.S. has occupied W.Europe, purged the press and secretly murdered Attlee, we must look to the great Soviet democracy etc., etc.
THE SOG : Wosser use? wosser use? The only way to raise Britain's prestige is to tell the world we're busted.
ALICE OSTRICH : Don't know
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Person DepictedLow; David (1891-1963)
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
SubjectsBritish Medical Association
atom bombs
Conservative Party
Cartoons
nuclear capability
TUC
press
crises
periodicals
horses
Philosophies
communism
Weapons
Trades unions
government
public opinion polls
Politics
Associations
dollars
health
political parties
cartoonists
doctors
economics
Animals
nuclear weapons
balance of payments
ostrichs
birds
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
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