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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionCartoon fashion show - latest styles just placed on view
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date17 Mar 1949
FormatArtwork
Size32.5 x 50cm
Techniqueblack ink
Embedded text or transcript"Santa Claus" (modelled by Harold Wilson revealing couponless lining)
"African bounty" (Strachey having patience with a peanut)
"Raleigh" (Cripps exhorting the workers to adventure and daring in leaping from job to job)
"Gamp" Nye Bevan off to attend the birth of an Opposition argument with as much pain as possible.
Person DepictedLow; David (1891-1963)
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Gamp; Sarah; (Fictional)
Raleigh; Walter; Sir
Wilson; Harold (1916-1995)
Strachey; John (1901-1963)
Cripps; Stafford (1889-1952); Sir
Bevan; Aneurin (1897-1960)
Father Christmas
Implied textBooks: The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens. The character, Sarah Gamp, also known as Sairey, works as a nurse, midwife, and layer-out of the dead.
SubjectsCartoons
Christmas
Civilization
Clothing and dress
Employment
Festivals and customs
Groundnuts scheme
Removal
cartoonists
colonialism
controls
direction of labour
fashions
health
periodicals
press
ration books
rationing
shortages
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
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Show related Persons records.

Persons
CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/3327Gamp; Sarah; (Fictional)   
GB/BCA/836Raleigh; Walter; Sir   
GB/BCA/711Wilson; Harold (1916-1995)1916-1995   
GB/BCA/282Strachey; John (1901-1963)1901-1963   
GB/BCA/174Cripps; Stafford (1889-1952); Sir1889-1952   
GB/BCA/107Bevan; Aneurin (1897-1960)1897-1960   
GB/BCA/823Father Christmas   
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