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Paterson, A.S. :Little Eric has called. 16 August 1937.

Reference Number: H-541-001

The cartoon is in 12 parts and is commentated by A.S. Paterson's popular figure, Little Eric. The first part shows pesimists claiming New Zealand has no chance of winning. The second part shows rugby players playing in heavy rain. The third part shows All Black forwards trampling a Springbok player. The fourth part shows the All Black full back kicking the ball as four Springboks are about to tackle him. The fifth part shows an All Black comandeering a bicycle to try and catch a fast Springbok player. The sixth part shows Little Eric with a black eye. The seventh part shows Little Eric being told he won't be able to see anything. The eighth part shows Little Eric carrying some Bricks. The ninth part shows Little Eric trying to see over the crowd. The tenth part shows Little Eric jumping on someone's back. The eleventh part shows Little Eric getting hit by a bigger man. The Twelth part shows Little Eric jumping for joy. Refers to the first test of the 1937 Springbok tour to New Zealand. New Zealand won the test.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary), related to Alan Stuart Paterson, The Dominion (Newspaper. 1907-2002), Springboks (Rugby team), All Blacks (Rugby team) and Rugby Union football.

Part of:
Paterson, A.S. :[Three cartoon laser copies, published in The Dominion, August - September 1937]., Reference Number H-541 (3 digitised items)

Extent: 1 Laser copyLaser copy, A4 size.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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