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Reference NumberDL2932
Alt Ref NoDL2932
Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionDropping the pilot
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date23 Nov 1948
FormatArtwork
Size30.5 x 47.5cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcript(Tory moves to sack Mr.C from the Party leadership have been temporarily set back - news)
"What's the boat out for? I'm not going anywhere"
Person DepictedChurchill; Winston (1874-1965)
Calamity Yowl
Butler; Richard Austen (Rab) (1902-1982); Baron Butler of Saffron Walden
Macmillan; Harold (Maurice Harold) (1894-1986); 1st Earl of Stockton
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Tenniel; John, (1820-1914); Sir
Implied textCartoons: Dropping the Pilot by Sir John Tenniel published in Punch 29 March 1890.
SubjectsCartoons
Conservative Party
Leadership
Politics
Smoking
Transport
art
cigars
passenger ships
political parties
rowing boats
ships
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/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.  
GB/BCA/2317Calamity Yowl   
GB/BCA/131Butler; Richard Austen (Rab) (1902-1982); Baron Butler of Saffron Walden1902-1982   
GB/BCA/497Macmillan; Harold (Maurice Harold) (1894-1986); 1st Earl of Stockton1894-1986   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/973Tenniel; John, (1820-1914); Sir1820-1914   
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