Digitised Image

Artist unknown : Paying for promises. [1865], 1865

Reference Number: MNZ-0651-1/4-F

Caption reads: "Paying for promises. Customs official: These goods yours, Sir, and very much needed? Glad to hear it; for I want the contribution you promised to the Maori War, and you can't have them till you pay". The accompanying caption for this image in "Making New Zealand" was "...showing the squatter's surprise at being told that he has to pay customs duties on imported goods to help to pay for the Maori Wars."

Key terms:
1 image, related to Punch in Canterbury (Periodical), Foreign trade regulation, New Zealand Wars, 1860-1872, Duty and Customs administration.

Part of:
Making New Zealand:Negatives and prints from the Making New Zealand Centennial collection, Reference Number PAColl-3060 (311 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w copy negative(s)Engraving [size unknown]. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures350. New Zealand Wars(PFP-017202)

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