Ref NoLDG/1/1/135
Title'Burnham Committee
Date5 March 1970
Extent1 Cartoon
Creator NameGibbard; Leslie David (1945-2010); cartoonist
DescriptionDog with professor's cap by gramophone labelled 'Burnham Cmttee' which has dispensed bone. Published with another cartoon (LDG/1/1/52) inset, depicting the dog barking at the gramophone. [The dog and gramophone are a reference to the 1899 painting 'His Master's Voice' which depicted a dog listening to a gramophone and was used for the logo of music brand HMV.]

News: 5 March: The National Union of Teachers gave overwhelming support to the new salary settlement giving all teachers an interim award of £120, the deal drawn up by the Burnham Committee. Teachers who had been called out on indefinite strike in Birmingham, Waltham Forest and Southwark were instructed to return to work. (Source: The University of Kent, British Cartoon Arhive)
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Related MaterialSee also: LDG/1/1/52
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