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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow is taking a galloping poll on the question : Should production be boosted to save the country, or should wages and profits be boosted to give everyone a good time?
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date03 Sep 1948
FormatArtwork
Size29 x 45.5cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptWosser use wosser use
BLIMP : Gad, sir, I refuse to say. I'm only patriotic when the Tory party is in power.
CALAMITY McHOWL : Yes! the fact that we're producing more than pre-war proves we are no good.
Miss Brat: No! If factory can smoke, why can't I?
COMMUNIST PARTY : Yes-no! Let the bloodthirsty Govt stop bullying Russia out of it's liberty to do in whom it likes.
Alice: Don't know
Person DepictedLow; David (1891-1963)
Calamity Yowl
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
SubjectsAnimals
Cartoons
Conservative Party
Politics
Productivity
Profits
Smoking
TUC
Trades unions
birds
cart-horses
cartoonists
commerce
communism
economics
horses
industrial production
ostrichs
periodicals
political parties
post-war restoration
press
public opinion polls
wages
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
Relates to cartoonDL2894

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CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
GB/BCA/2317Calamity Yowl   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
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