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Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :Congratulations! You're the first human being to do it! 22 August 1956.

Reference Number: B-133-021

The cartoon shows a bull, Ferdinand of Taranaki, a cow, Mooloo of Waikato, a sheep, Canterbury and a kiwi, the All Blacks, congratulating a New Zealand Universities rugby player. The New Zealand Universities player has a springbok slung over his shoulder and is raising his fist to show his might. Refers to the 1956 Springbok rugby tour of New Zealand. After defeating a number of provincial sides the Springboks were defeated for the first time on tour by the New Zealand universities team. The score was 22 - 15.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary), related to organised by the New Zealand Cartoon Archive Trust in association with the Alexander Turnbull Library Guts and Glory; exhibition of rugby cartoons, Springboks (Rugby team), Canterbury (Rugby team), Taranaki (Rugby team), New Zealand Universities (Rugby team), Waikato (Rugby team), All Blacks (Rugby team), Mascots and Rugby Union football.

Part of:
Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Undated cartoons (some from the 1970s) and cartoons from the 1950s], Reference Number B-133-015/063 (48 digitised items)
Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Archive of original cartoons for the Evening Post and Sports Post, 1941 to 1988], Reference Number B-133/138 (242 digitised items)

Extent: 1 original cartoon(s)Ink on paper, 395 x 260 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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