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Creator:
Sir David Low, 1891–1963, New Zealand
Title:

Uneasy Street

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and black ink, blue chalk, graphite and white gouache on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 × 18 7/16 inches (33 × 46.8 cm) and Image: 11 3/8 × 17 inches (28.9 × 43.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen, with black ink, upper right: "1st. REPRESENTATIVE OF CIVILISED STATE: | "DON'T YOU THINK, AFTER ALL, THERE MAY BE | SOMETHING IN THE IDEA OF HAVING A POLICE FORCE?" | 2nd DITTO: | "TUT TUT! TOO RISKY! MUCH WISER AND CHEAPER | TO WAIT UNTIL WE'RE ALL MURDERED IN OUR BEDS.""; inscribed in pen, with black ink, center left: "THE JAP-CHINA | MIX - UP"; inscribed in pen, with black ink, lower center: "UNEASY STREET"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "No. 7 22 1/2 x 17 17 3/4 x 12 1/4 [...]; inscribed in blue chalk, verso, upper, right: "9-1-33"; inscribed in blue chalk, verso, lower right: "889"

Signed in brush and brown ink, lower right: "LOW"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Charles and E. Jennifer Monaghan
Copyright Status:
© Estate of the Artist
Accession Number:
B1980.16.8
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
caricature | historical subject | World War 1939-1945
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9677
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