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Low, David Alexander Cecil, 1891-1963 :They had them in prehistoric times too. [11 July 1931]

Reference Number: NON-ATL-C-0101

An all-party (Ramsay McDonald, Lloyd George, Baldwin) disarmament demonstration outside the Albert Hall, London, with three 'modern citizens' commenting 'Just nonsense. It isn't natural. We've always made wars and we always shall'. A parallel is made with man's prehistoric ancestor wanting to walk on all fours, while his companions comment '...We've always walked on all fours and we always shall.'

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ink drawings and Caricatures, related to Sir David Alexander Cecil Low, Blimp (Colonel) (Fictitious character), The Evening Standard (English newspaper), Royal Albert Hall (London), London, Prehistoric peoples, Chimpanzees, Disarmament, Conservatism and Demonstrations.

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Low, David Alexander Cecil, 1891-1963 :They had them in prehistoric times too. [11 July 1931], Reference Number NON-ATL-C-0101 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 original cartoon(s)Ink & pencil, 332 x 491 mm (sheet size). Single art work

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: Colour laser printIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-007799)

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