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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's News-Reel
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date31 May 1941
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptScene at banquet to celebrate reopening of old Turkish Bath in new premises.
Space permits only one of Low's eyebrows, Col. Blimp's moustache and Musso's nose.
Gertcher! Police That fellow who tried to give himself up as Hess's brother, just landed by
parachute on Golders Green, was fake. He was after a good feed of chicken DEFENCE of
LIBERTY If "absentee" workers can take days off when they like, it's only fair that tanks
be fitted to allow soldiers to quit battle at will, too, and let the war go to hell. HEE
HAW Having approved dandelions & nettles, diet experts are now sampling thistles.
Food Ministry expects to lash out shortly. FLAT TO LET 8 guineas a week "Why not? I hear
some quite respectable dogs are doing it in the country."
Person DepictedColonel Blimp; (fictional)
Low; David (1891-1963)
Musso; (Low's dog)
NotesImage 1: See LSE2962 for published cartoon. In two strips. "If too long leave over the
"Hee-Haw" Low" written in blue crayon on the bottom of strip headed Defence of Liberty.
Each section pasted together from reverse. Two sections of text pasted on. Image 2: See
DL1736 for original artwork and cataloguing
Subjectsindustrial production
Food
London
rationing
shortages
chicken
Golders Green
soldiers
Department of National Heritage
Defence
police constables
thistles
nettles
poultry
Turkish
Drinks
dogs
Absenteeism
health
flats
Weapons
dandelions
tanks
Animals
Armed forces
government departments
plants
Baths
spas
rent
Police
housing
manpower
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Fax: 02075660388
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Persons
CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
GB/BCA/2400Musso; (Low's dog)   
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