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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionBlimp's war for democracy
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date23 Jan 1941
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcript"Gad, Margesson, we must uphold the leadership of the wealthy classes, After all, we
can't waste these uniforms which went with the baronial halls these gentlemen's fathers bought
with their profits out of the last war. Tradition, old country families - what? Gad, breeding
will tell." Ministry of War
Person DepictedColonel Blimp; (fictional)
Margesson; Henry David Reginald (1890-1965); 1st Viscount
NotesRepublished in David Low, Low's War Cartoons, Cresset Press, 1941.
SubjectsArmed forces
Historical periods and persons
Home front
Philosophies
World War 1939-1945
armour
democracy
government departments
guardsmen
horses
knights errant
social classes
soldiers
traditionalism
uniforms
upper class
war
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GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/941Margesson; Henry David Reginald (1890-1965); 1st Viscount1890-1965   
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