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Hutchison, William, 1820-1905 :Asleep with one eye open. No. 33. The Wellington Advertiser supplement, 21 April 1882.

Reference Number: A-095-029

Cartoon showing Sir George Grey as a dozing cat, with his back to three mice who sit beside a plate called "Office" and a candle named "Premiership". The mice represent Sir H A Atkinson, Sir F Whitaker, and W W Johnston. Grey remained on the Opposition benches but with almost no following for 11 years after 1879, vigourously criticising successive government ministries.

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1 image, categorised under Caricatures, Lithographs and Cartoons (Commentary), related to Walter Woods Johnston, Hon Sir Harry Albert Atkinson, Sir George Grey, William Hutchison, Hon Sir Frederick Whitaker, Wellington Advertiser, Prime ministers, Mice, Candles, New Zealand - Politics and government and Cats.

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Hutchison, William, 1820-1905 :Asleep with one eye open. No. 33. The Wellington Advertiser supplement, 21 April 1882., Reference Number A-095-029 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Lithograph, 223 x 280 mm.. Single art work

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