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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionCabinet meeting during the next war.
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date28 May 1934
Embedded text or transcriptWhat to do against Air Gas Attack
It should be remembered that air planes are for bombing you, not for protecting you from being bombed.
Cover your garden and house with a two inch layer of bleaching powder and earth and top that with 4 inches of sand, sawdust or soot. (Official instructions)
"Get into a hot bath, smoke a pipe and laugh, and you will be nearly safe. Chemical Expert.
Prime Minister Blimp
"Gad, Sir, the Air League is right. WE must oppose all proposals for the abolition of military aviation."
Person DepictedHailsham; Douglas McGarel Hogg (1872-1950); Viscount
Simon; John Allsebrook (1873-1954); 1st Viscount
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Baldwin; Stanley Baldwin (1867-1947); Earl
Chamberlain; Neville (Arthur Neville) (1869-1940)
Thomas; James Henry (1874-1949)
MacDonald; James Ramsay (1866-1937)
SubjectsNational Government
anti-personnel gases
ex-prime ministers
invasion precautions
prime ministers
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT
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