CodeGB/BCA/571
Dates1871-1950
Person NameNorman; Montagu Collet, 1st Baron Norman of St. Clere (1871-1950)
SurnameNorman
ForenamesMontagu Collet, 1st Baron Norman of St. Clere
Other forms of nameSkinner, Prof.
Catalogue
RefNoTitleArtistDateMultimediaImage
DL0468Old Low's almanack- \ Prophecies for 1931David Low (1891-1963)15 Dec 1930DL0468.jpg 
DL1488"Mind yer back!"David Low (1891-1963)26 May 1939DL1488.jpg 
VY3733Mr. Montagu Norman (on holidays)Vicky [Victor Weisz]19 Aug 1936 - 04 Feb 1950VY3733.jpg 
DL0276Sacrifice in the Temple of MammonDavid Low (1891-1963)26 Sep 1929DL0276.jpg 
LSE1890"Ah, yes. At a time like this we must shoulder our burdens cheerfully."David Low (1891-1963)12 Jan 1933LSE1890.jpg 
DL0765Economic OlympiaDavid Low (1891-1963)16 Oct 1933DL0765.jpg 
WD0292The Signature - on whose authority?Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UndatedWD0292.jpg 
WD0281The march of the unemployedDyson; Will (1880-1938)UndatedWD0281.jpg 
DL0744Where do we go from here?David Low (1891-1963)10 Jul 1933DL0744.jpg 
LSE1603Old Low's almanack- \ Prophecies for 1931David Low (1891-1963)15 Dec 1930LSE1603.jpg 
LSE2612So Britain vill hold der baby, ja?David Low (1891-1963)06 Jan 1939LSE2612.jpg 
LSE0648Sacrifice in the Temple of MammonDavid Low (1891-1963)26 Sep 1929LSE0648.jpg 
LSE1992Economic OlympiaDavid Low (1891-1963)16 Oct 1933LSE1992.jpg 
LSE2585"Appeasement"David Low (1891-1963)29 Oct 1938LSE2585.jpg 
LSE2662"Mind yer back!"David Low (1891-1963)26 May 1939LSE2662.jpg 
WD0125Climbing SnowdenDyson; Will (1880-1938)UndatedWD0125.jpg 
WDN1110How It Happened
Famous Scottish Comedian (several months ago): "We'll no be wantin' the puir beastie gettin' in oor way in oor new show - let the boys take it to some distant deep, cold body of water and sink it well oot of sight!"
Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UnknownWDN1110.jpg 
WD0186Jack Cutlass (Mr. Montagu Norman - enters, aside -) "Heavings whats this that meets me astonished gaze - again the lovely Lady Pound-Sterling is habducted by the pirit horde! But stay! Let's draw aside and think out a plan to frustrate their unEnglish masshinations!" (Exit-still thinking)Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UndatedWD0186.jpg 
WDN0965"The less power we give him, the weaker he persists in becoming. Has the fellow no sense of finance whatever?"Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UnknownWDN0965.jpg 
WDN0645"Here you - down the area for the likes of you!"Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UnknownWDN0645.jpg 
LSE1429Old Mother Hubbard: "Wait a minute, Ducky. Let's look in the refrigerator".David Low (1891-1963)13 Jan 1930LSE1429.jpg 
LSE1827Fattening-up.David Low (1891-1963)29 Mar 1932LSE1827.jpg 
LSE1962Where do we go from here?David Low (1891-1963)10 Jul 1933LSE1962.jpg 
WD0458"Here you - down the area for the likes of you!"Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UndatedWD0458.jpg 
LSE2163Political-financial noteDavid Low (1891-1963)28 Feb 1935LSE2163.jpg 
DL3132Low's Topical BudgetDavid Low (1891-1963)10 Jun 1939DL3132.jpg 
WDN1073Dyson Solves Garbo Mystery
"Hist! I'm Montagu Norman disguised as Greta Garbo. Who are you?"
"Hist! I'm Greta Garbo disguised as Montagu Norman."
Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UnknownWDN1073.jpg 
WDN1017Mr. Social Services: "But my record, your worships" -
The Judges: "The time of the Court is too important to be wasted on such matters - pass on to the executioner, please!"
[The Newman Report is a tribute to the Social Services, now being sacrificed on the altar of economy.]
Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UnknownWDN1017.jpg 
WDC0149General Japan "I plenty virtuous - I only smash only Chinamans home in China lika you smash Englishmans home in England - what the difference!"Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UndatedWDC0149.jpg 
WD0238"The dogs may bark, but the caravan passes on!"
Montagu Normans latest pronouncement.
Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UndatedWD0238.jpg 
WD0288"And write those lines a few million times - next please!"
(Will the world statesmen learn the obvious lesson from the threatened world drought?)
Dyson; Will (1880-1938)1934WD0288.jpg 
WD0164"The less power we give him, the weaker he persists in becoming. Has the fellow no sense of finance whatever!"Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UndatedWD0164.jpg 
WD0309How It Happened
Famous Scottish Comedian (several months ago): "We'll no be wantin' the puir beastie getting in oor way in oor new show - let the boys take it to some distant deep cold body of water and sink it well 'oot of sight!"
Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UndatedWD0309.jpg 
WDN1075The Panto Season
The man who backs the show (to the new lead): "Well, best o' luck - now we only need a new company, a new play, a new theatre, a new director, and we might make the show a success."
Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UnknownWDN1075.jpg 
WDN0613Mr. Norman: "Dear me - such language to a Central Banker. I hope the little ones will learn no bad habits from this."Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UnknownWDN0613.jpg 
WD0248The High Priest of Finance "Hey! You! Get back to your Cathedral - this is holy ground!"Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UndatedWD0248.jpg 
WD0237Dyson Solves Garbo Mystery
"Hist! I'm Montagu Norman disguised as Greta Garbo. Who are you?"
"Hist! 'Im Greta Garbo disguised as Montagu Norman!"
Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UndatedWD0237.jpg 
WDN0990Stabilisation - Bankers' Version
(The Human Species in the Stable and the Banker Species holding the Key.)
Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UnknownWDN0990.jpg 
WDN1194"But vat is dose noises I hear, Herr Norman?"
"A mere nothing - some demonstration in the native quarter!"
Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UnknownWDN1194.jpg 
WDN1201First banker: "Curious, old man; if one didn't know it to be impossible with the Gods one might almost say one's feet were getting cold!"Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UnknownWDN1201.jpg 
WDN0781"You can't frighten me! You're only my old friend Father Christmas."Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UnknownWDN0781.jpg 
WDN0622All ready for the trip
Business men begin to think they had better get a new balloon.
Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UnknownWDN0622.jpg 
WDN1224Climbing SnowdenDyson; Will (1880-1938)UnknownWDN1224.jpg 
WDN1381The March of the Unemployed - Millions
(A sum estimated at £150,000,000 is lying imprisoned in our banks)
Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UnknownWDN1381.jpg 
WD0430"You can't frighten me! You're only my old friend Father Christmas."Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UndatedWD0430.jpg 
WD0223Stabilisation - Bankers Version
(The Human Species in the Stable and the Banker Species holding the Key.)
Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UndatedWD0223.jpg 
WDN0836The Babe in the Wood: "Sez youse!"
Mr. Baldwin's 1935 message warns the country, in view of a possible election, of the dire need to keep the virtues of the "National" Government well in mind, and a commentator regrets the prevalence of Americanisms in this year's pantomimes.
Dyson; Will (1880-1938)[1934]WDN0836.jpg 
WDN0969By whose Authority?Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UnknownWDN0969.jpg 
WDN0742Don't worry, leave it to me -
("I'm the only person who understands this system.")
Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UnknownWDN0742.jpg 
WDN0964"The dogs may bark, but the caravan passes on - "
Montagu Norman's latest pronouncement.
Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UnknownWDN0964.jpg 
WDN0897Consulting the Oracle
Plain Citizen: "There is none that has money to spend. Tell us, O Oracle, what to do."
The Oracle: "Easy! Give 'em less to spend!"
Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UnknownWDN0897.jpg 
WDN1013"Who knows where the General is? He's down in the deep Dugout." - Soldier Trench Song. Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UnknownWDN1013.jpg 
WD0127Non stop - yes, but variety - no!Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UndatedWD0127.jpg 
WDC0009[No Caption]Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UndatedWDC0009.jpg 
WD0431"And if you are on the Gold Standard you can always achieve prosperity by going off the Gold Standard!"Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UndatedWD0431.jpg 
DL0934Political-financial noteDavid Low (1891-1963)28 Feb 1935DL0934.jpg 
DL0698"Ah, yes. At a time like this we must shoulder our burdens cheerfully."David Low (1891-1963)12 Jan 1933DL0698.jpg 
GS0449Cockfighting in FranceSidney 'George' Strube12 Mar 1937GS0449.jpg 
DL0572Political floodlight.David Low (1891-1963)05 Sep 1931DL0572.jpg 
LSE1926The political situation - Downing Street at a glanceDavid Low (1891-1963)07 Apr 1933LSE1926.jpg 
GS0226Published caption: The Norman Evasion. "As I pace the street on secretive feet, with an independent air, you can hear the folks delcare, 'It's Skinner, so beware!' You can hear them sigh and wonder why, you can see them blink the other eye, for the man who runs the bank - it's Monty Norman."Sidney 'George' Strube13 Sep 1932GS0226.jpg 
WDN1292Americanisation - Next Phase
American influence is suspected in parliamentary policy - is it going to spread to parliamentary diction?
Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UnknownWDN1292.jpg 
WD0145War Memories
"Who knows where the General is? He's down in the deep dug out." - Soldier Trench Song.
Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UndatedWD0145.jpg 
DL0323Old Mother Hubbard: "Wait a minute, Ducky. Let's look in the refrigerator".David Low (1891-1963)13 Jan 1930DL0323.jpg 
LSE1865The bunk of England.David Low (1891-1963)03 Nov 1932LSE1865.jpg 
LSE0808[no caption]David Low (1891-1963)10 Jun 1939LSE0808.jpg 
WD0143The Babe in the Wood: "Sez youse!"
(Mr. Baldwin's 1935 message warns the country, in view of a possible election, of the dire need to keep the virtues of the National Govt. well in mind and a commentator regrets the prevalence of Americanisms in this year's pantos.)
Dyson; Will (1880-1938)[1935]WD0143.jpg 
WDN0985The Conference Confidence Men: "Be advised by us - try a brick!"Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UnknownWDN0985.jpg 
WD0100[No Caption]Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UndatedWD0100.jpg 
WD0587Speak Oh Oracle! "What shall we fathers of the peoples do - the peoples are sorely short of money!"
Do! Oh Father of the People - give 'em less of it!"
Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UndatedWD0587.jpg 
WD0146"I say you know my plate is too small for my chop"
"No trouble sir - our motto is service. Waiter give the gentleman a small chop!"
Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UndatedWD0146.jpg 
WD0410The Conference Confidence Men: "Be advised by us try a brick!"Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UndatedWD0410.jpg 
WDN0734Jack Cutlass (Mr. Montagu Norman) enters. (Aside) "What's this that meets me astonished gaze? Again the lovely Lady Pound-Sterling is habducted by the pirit 'order! But stay! Let's draw aside and think out a plan to frustrate their un-English masshinations!" (Exit-still thinking.)Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UnknownWDN0734.jpg 
WDN1341The Condemned Sell
[Francis Williams, the "Daily Herald" City Editor, says the Bank of England has successfully prevented a Parliamentary debate on currency policy, and by reducing the Fiduciary note issue has brought Britain nearer a return to the Gold Standard.]
Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UnknownWDN1341.jpg 
WDN0930Our Artist's totally erroneous impression of a Bank HolidayDyson; Will (1880-1938)UnknownWDN0930.jpg 
DL0675The bunk of England.David Low (1891-1963)03 Nov 1932DL0675.jpg 
DL0651Fattening-up.David Low (1891-1963)29 Mar 1932DL0651.jpg 
WDN0880The Strengthened Government
"Pray, dear Mr. Minister-without-Portfolio-or-anything-else, do tell us your views: we would love to know!"
Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UnknownWDN0880.jpg 
WD0449The Condemned SellDyson; Will (1880-1938)UndatedWD0449.jpg 
WDN1137Another Speed LimitDyson; Will (1880-1938)UnknownWDN1137.jpg 
DL0671"Here we go round the mulberry bush"David Low (1891-1963)24 Oct 1932DL0671.jpg 
DL0720The political situation - Downing Street at a glanceDavid Low (1891-1963)07 Apr 1933DL0720.jpg 
DL0654The Money problem.David Low (1891-1963)12 May 1932DL0654.jpg 
LSE1860"Here we go round the mulberry bush"David Low (1891-1963)24 Oct 1932LSE1860.jpg 
LSE0789Low's Christmas dreamDavid Low (1891-1963)24 Dec 1938LSE0789.jpg 
DL1402Low's Christmas dreamDavid Low (1891-1963)24 Dec 1938DL1402.jpg 
LSE1731Political floodlight.David Low (1891-1963)05 Sep 1931LSE1731.jpg 
LSE1830The Money problem.David Low (1891-1963)12 May 1932LSE1830.jpg 
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