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Bromhead, Peter, 1933- :In the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is king... 15thC proverb... Just guide me onto the the 1981 re-election road... N.Z.R.F.U. The Tour. The Government. Freedom. New Zealand's international reputation. 11 July 1981.

Reference Number: A-322-053

Shows Muldoon (The Government) with a blindfold on and a sword (Freedom) in his hand. He is being guided down a road by a large one-eyed man (N.Z.R.F.U.) who is holding a rugby ball (The Tour). They have just passed a sign, which is pointing in the opposite direction to the way they are walking, that says 'New Zealand's international reputation'. Refers to the 1981 Springbok Tour and Muldoon using it to his own political advantage.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Caricatures and Cartoons (Commentary), related to Springbok Tour, Sir Robert David Muldoon, New Zealand Rugby Football Union, Blind, Rugby football - Tournaments - South Africa and Cyclopes (Greek mythology).

Part of:
Bromhead, Peter, 1933- :One folder of original cartoons and photocopies of originals on the subject of rugby published in the Auckland Star between 1977 - 1981., Reference Number A-322-049/074 (2 digitised items)

Extent: 1 photocopy/iesA4 size photocopy.. Single art work

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