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Artist or CreatorVicky [Victor Weisz]
Title or Caption[No caption]
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date20 Dec 1965
FormatArtwork
Size48.5 x 54.2cm
Techniqueink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptLots of Christmas Spirit toGeorge Wagonloads of Luck (For 1000 days) To Harold
Etc etc Housing Cost of Living Aviation Economic Crisis Defence Rhodesia # Foreign
Policy Plenty of fun and party games To the Leader of the Opposition - And a Prosperous
New Year To the Gnomes of Zurich
Person DepictedBrown; George (1914-1985); Baron George-Brown
Wilson; Harold (1916-1995)
Callaghan; James (1912-2005)
Home of the Hirsel; Alec Douglas-Home, (1903-1995); Baron,
Macleod; Iain (1913-1970)
Maudling; Reginald (1917-1979)
Salisbury; Robert Gascoyne-Cecil (1893-1972); Marquess of
Heath; Edward (1916-2005)
Implied textSpeech: "All these financiers, all the little gnomes of Zurich and the other
financial centres, about whom we keep on hearing." Harold Wilson, House of Commons, 12
Nov 1956
SubjectsAnimals
Christmas cards
Conservative Party
Defence
Drinks
Fairies
Festivals and customs
Games
International relations
Music
Myths
Politics
Prices
Social events
Transport
UK
Weapons
Zimbabwe
air transport
alcohol
coachmen
crises
economics
employees
fairy tales
gnomes
government policy
horse-drawn vehicles
horses
housing
inflation
legends
musical instruments
pianos
political parties
pounds
speculation
wages
wine
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT
Tel: 02075660360 Fax: 02075660388
solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
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CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/706Brown; George (1914-1985); Baron George-Brown1914-1985   
GB/BCA/711Wilson; Harold (1916-1995)1916-1995   
GB/BCA/510Callaghan; James (1912-2005)1912-2005   
GB/BCA/207Home of the Hirsel; Alec Douglas-Home, (1903-1995); Baron,1903-1995   
GB/BCA/496Macleod; Iain (1913-1970)1913-1970   
GB/BCA/517Maudling; Reginald (1917-1979)1917-1979   
GB/BCA/100Salisbury; Robert Gascoyne-Cecil (1893-1972); Marquess of1893-1972   
GB/BCA/755Heath; Edward (1916-2005)1916-2005   
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