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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's topical budget
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Published byEvening Standard
Date28 Jan 1939
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcript"BY HEAVEN, SIR, NOT AT ALL LIKE THE COMFORTABLE WARS WE USED TO HAVE IN DEAR
QUEEN VICTORIA'S TIME ---" affectionately dedicated to the stuffy snobs who are grizzling
about having the little ones billeted on them in wartime. War News Our fellers doin awfully
well Little Johnny's History William the Conqueror giving Alfred one in the eye Critics of
the romantic illustrations in our history books urge that children would more readily
understand if the pictures were "in modern dress" THIS SEASON'S GOODS The revelations by a
disgusted would-be candidate as to the cost of buying a constituency nomination from the
National Govt. Party machine, goes far to explain the magnificent quality of Mr. C.'s
support. #600 p.a. #750 p.a. #595 p.a. #840 p.a. #650 LIFE IN THE CITY BRISK BUSINESS IN
RUMORS Latest quotations: Somebody mobilizing troops .... 104 3 4 - 105 1 2 Switzerland
blown up ....... 75 - 77 Goring in flames ....... 198 16 17 - 100 BLOOD AND BLIMP Gad, sir,
Lady Winterton is right. If she had only been shot in Spain she wouldn't now be such a
nuisance to the unemployed.
Person DepictedColonel Blimp; (fictional)
William (1066-1087); the Conqueror, reigned
Alfred (849-899); the Great
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Low; David (1891-1963)
Musso; (Low's dog)
SubjectsBehaviour
Candidates
Civil War
Employment
Finance
Historical periods and persons
International relations
Labour Party
MPs
Parliament
Politics
Social attitudes
Spain
UK
World War 1939-1945
books
bowler hats
cartoonists
children
commerce
election deposits
elections
evacuees
expenses
illustrations
investment
rumours
snobbery
socialism
traditionalism
unemployment
visual media
SeriesLow's topical budget
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Persons
CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/3137William (1066-1087); the Conqueror, reigned1066-1087   
GB/BCA/2063Alfred (849-899); the Great849-899   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
GB/BCA/2400Musso; (Low's dog)   
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