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Bromhead, Peter :No mercury content in 'Demonstrators' the balanced deterrent pet food! Auckland Star [1972]

Reference Number: A-297-082

A mock advertisement for a dog-food with the brand name 'Demonstrators'. The man endorsing the dog food is Percy Allen, Minister of Police. A police dog at his side slavers eagerly. Refers to rough police treatment of demonstrators against the Vietnam war and other issues and to the scare about tinned food containing mercury.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ink drawings, related to Auckland Star (Newspaper. 1887-1991), Percy Benjamin Allen, New Zealand Police, Police dogs, Police - Complaints against, Canned foods, Mercury in the body, Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 and Demonstrations.

Part of:
Bromhead, Peter :"Deighton" cartoons from New Zealand News Ltd, 1972/1973, Reference Number A-297-067/082 (2 digitised items)
Various cartoonists :Cartoons from the New Zealand News, 1970s, Reference Number A-297-001/573 (6 digitised items)

Extent: 1 original cartoon(s)Ink & Chinese white on paper, 305 x 355 mm. Single art work

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