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Punch or the Auckland charivari :Nolens volens. Sir G----e B---n "What can I possibly say to all these petitions?". Mr St-ff--d "Say, Your Excellency? Say that here I am and here I mean to stop". 1868.

Reference Number: PUBL-0084-1868-077

Shows Governor-General Sir George Bowen holding a large number of petitions calling for the resignation of Premier Stafford's Ministry. Stafford is standing with him, leaning on the mantlepiece, advising him to ignore the petitions. Another huge stack of petitions can be seen outside the door to the left.

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1 image, categorised under Portraits, Caricatures and Wood engravings, related to Rt Hon Sir Edward William Stafford, Sir George Ferguson Bowen, Governors general - New Zealand, Prime ministers, Resignation and Petitions.

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Punch or the Auckland charivari. Auckland [1860s], Reference Number PUBL-0084 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Wood engraving, 190 x 235 mm. Single art work

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