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Cartoonby Lyndon Hood, after David Low: Your candidate – Vote for Colonel Blimp and clean up welfare (mens sana etc.)
Blimp For Welfare Reform
Lovingly ripped off from David Low
In the years prior to World War Two ex-pat New Zealand cartoonist David Low (1891-1963) created the character of Colonel Blimp – conservative ex-army gentleman, bather and oxey moron. The following is based on part of ‘Lows Topical Budget‘ from the Evening Standard of 2 November 1935. (A little more on Low – and Blimp – in this 2009 Werewolf article.)
For those who prefer their parodied images more photographic, here’s one I prepared earlier:
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