Ref NoLSE2676
Alt Ref NoLSE2676
Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionShop early
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date07 Jul 1939
Embedded text or transcriptNational food reserve for a fortnignt World Stores Morrison Burgin "Are you sure
that's all you need to carry you over a world war, mum?" "Oo, better add sixpennorth of
asperins [sic] - "
Person DepictedMorrison; William Shepherd (1893-1961)
Burgin; Edward Leslie, (1887-1945)
NotesImage 1: For published cartoon see LSE2676 Pencil "i" over asperins July 5th - Food
Plans - Plans for the Reception Areas. - Describing the plans for food supplies in the
reception areas in the House of Commons on July 5, Mr W.S. Morrison stated that emergency
supplies, consisting of canned meat, tinned milk, biscuits and chocolate are held available
by the Food (Defence Plans) Department for persons included in the official evacuation
scheme. These supplies are sufficient for their maintenance for a period of two days, after
which normal supplies will be made available in those areas through the normal channels of
trade. [Keesing's Contemporary Archives p.3634] Image 2: For original artwork and
cataloguing see DL1518
Minister of Supply
War effort
government departments
government policy
tinned food
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT
Fax: 02075660388
Relates to cartoonDL1518

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