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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's topical budget
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date21 Oct 1939
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptBLACKOUT - Symbolic study for The Times. Undertaker Priority PROTECTION FOR
STATUES Since they are now bagging up the London monuments, the Navy League insists that
Nelson be done, too. Can't have the feller's other eye knocked out, yer know. UNDECORATED
HEROES Why should only war-helpers get uniforms? Why not those who are unhelping, too? For
the smart PROFIT-SWINDLER complete with large pockets and rotten sandbags. For the
RED-BLACK PARTY-SHEEP Double-fronted, permitting jumps backwards or forwards as ordered.
For the JOB-GRAB complete with cushion and entrenching-tool. A.R.P. IN SCOTLAND (inside
story) "It's an air-raid, McTavish. Away, mun, and gi' the signal!" "An' wear oot the new
siren? Hoots toots, think of the expense." "STRONG LADS WANTED." Patience, granpa,
patience! Soon we will be at Downing Street, and then Mr. Chamberlain will give you a job
running one of his new war ministries. THEY SHALL NOT PASS! PASSED BY CENSOR Powerful
cartoon showing Britannia and British lion preventing enemy U-boats from sneaking into the
serpentine. Specially posed by Cartoon Censor Blimp and Musso, in person.
Person DepictedColonel Blimp; (fictional)
Low; David (1891-1963)
Musso; (Low's dog)
Britannia; (Symbol for Britain)
SubjectsCartoons
London
Armed forces
rationing
Scots
Transport
press
shortages
Germany
jokes
Politics
statues
Defence
war
hearses
regulations
periodicals
Cabinet
Nelson's Column
Hyde Park
censorship
Parks
Leadership
Resemblance
Times
government
blackouts
cars
dogs
wardens
cartoonists
U-boats
Serpentine
civil defence
ARP
Royal Navy
Animals
ships
government departments
old age
Personification
wheelchairs
government policy
sheep
Scotland
Human beings
human-powered transport
World War 1939-1945
black markets
SeriesLow's topical budget
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Fax: 02075660388
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Show related Persons records.

Persons
CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
GB/BCA/2400Musso; (Low's dog)   
GB/BCA/11Britannia; (Symbol for Britain)   
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