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Artist or CreatorSteve Bell
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Extent1 item
Published byThe Guardian
Date[03 Feb 1982]
FormatArtwork
Size30 x 12 cms
Techniqueblack ink
Embedded text or transcriptNow this is the sort of thing we need!....
... Hammering those social security scroungers!
Britain on the Fiddle
Vera Leftwards Investigates: "My entire family are at it - and they've been at it all their lives" "It's a real doss!" says Charlie, 33, "all I have to do is open the occasional building, and you should see the perks I get ..."
The Father
The Mother
The Aunt
The Life of Riley
Drinking, Disco Dancing and Sailing Destroyers - all courtesy of the taxpayer.
Flights of fancy between hand-outs
Fifteen council homes
Great! Wonderful!! "Open the occasional building" ... that's scrounger slang for housebreaking right??
Person DepictedPhilip; Prince, (1921-); consort of Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain,
Elizabeth II (1926-); Queen of Great Britain,
Charles (Philip Arthur George) (1948-); Prince of Wales
NotesRepublished in "Further Down on Maggie's Farm and Other Stories" Penguin Books 1982
Description84 written on top right corner
Subjectsroyal family
newspapers
social security
Kings and rulers
Princes
taxpayers
SeriesIf...
Copyright contact detailsbelltoons@ntworld.com www.belltoons.co.uk
Location of artworkBritish Cartoon Archive
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CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/1021Philip; Prince, (1921-); consort of Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain1921-   
GB/BCA/225Elizabeth II (1926-); Queen of Great Britain1926-   
GB/BCA/1035Charles (Philip Arthur George) (1948-); Prince of Wales1948-   
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