Sir David Low


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Noun1.Sir David Low - British political cartoonist (born in New Zealand) who created the character Colonel Blimp (1891-1963)
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Which elderly, pompous, reactionary cartoon character was created by Sir David Low? 10.
Inclined towards drawing since childhood, Laxman was influenced by the illustrations in magazines such as Punch, Tit- Bits, Strand and Bystander, and by world renowned British cartoonist Sir David Low.
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