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Ref NoDL3132
Alt Ref NoDL3132
Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's Topical Budget
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date10 Jun 1939
FormatArtwork
Size40.50 x 60.50cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptHandwriting of Shakespeare
ADVENTURES OF ADOLF AND THE A.R.P. GOAT Adolf discovered yesterday conducting private test of Low's explosives on himself, apparently to find out whether he is strong enough to stand a war. All official business on Low's shelter suspended during crisis.
BANK OF ENGLAND SENSATION Montagu Norman Govenor of the Bank of E., catching Montagu Norman, Director of the Bank of I.S., snooping around the cellars after the mislaid Czech gold.
ASCOT PREPARATIONS Gallops at Newmarket Odds are shortening on Major's Lady,who is napped as the fastest runner present. Students of form predict a heat wave if she makes the enclosure. Some divorced horses think otherwise, but that's only jealousy.
GAOL SUITS Wormwood Scrubbs prisoners are to be given dinner suits to preserve their self-respect. What are you in for, haw?
ADAM and BLIMP Gad, Sir, the Bishop is right. Before Britain pledges itself in Europe Epstein must be asked to state which side he is on.
Person DepictedShakespeare; William (1564-1616)
Norman; Montagu Collet, 1st Baron Norman of St. Clere (1871-1950)
Adam
Low; David (1891-1963)
Adolfe; (Low's goat)
Britannia; (Symbol for Britain)
NotesSection 18.25 x 22.75 cms. cut out on left hand side. Date taken from published newspaper.
Subjectsprisoners
divorce
Europe
Social attitudes
sexual relationships
etiquette
fashions
Royal Ascot
Literature
Defence
Sports
Social events
Performance
horses
Names
gelignite
Resemblance
sculpture
art
International relations
dogs
Games
races
banks
words
explosives
dinner-jackets
Wormwood Scrubs London
Weapons
ARP
Animals
signatures
Bank of England
Clothing and dress
prisons
air raids
visual media
Czechoslovakia
morning dress
goats
pigs
patriotism
farmers
Human beings
World War 1939-1945
SeriesLow's Topical Budget
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/50Shakespeare; William (1564-1616)1564-1616   
GB/BCA/571Norman; Montagu Collet, 1st Baron Norman of St. Clere (1871-1950)1871-1950   
GB/BCA/477Adam   
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
GB/BCA/1949Adolfe; (Low's goat)   
GB/BCA/11Britannia; (Symbol for Britain)   
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