TitleCartoons by David Low
Extent152 drawings
Creator NameLow; Sir; David Alexander Cecil (1891-1963); political cartoonist
DescriptionOriginal cartoons and caricatures by David Low for the Manchester Guardian.
Admin HistoryLow was born in Dunedin, New Zealand on 7 April 1891. In 1902 he was appointed as political cartoonist at the Spectator in Christchurch, New Zealand. In 1911 he moved to the Bulletin in Sydney, Australia.

He travelled to London to join the Star in 1919 and later worked for the Evening Standard (1927-50) and the Daily Herald (1950-53). He Joined the Manchester Guardian in 1953 and continued to work for the paper until shortly before his death in 1963.
Custodial HistoryEditorial cartoons were purchased by the Scott Trust in December 2006. The one-column portraits were donated by Low's daughters, Rachael Whear and Prudence Rowe-Evans in June 2005.
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