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Heath, Eric Walmsley, 1923- :Small news item. Auckland wharfies knock off loading because of dead rat in hold of ship. [1970s?].

Reference Number: C-133-016

The cartoon shows a man shivering and shaking with fright lying in his bed at home. He has obviously had a huge shock. He is saying to himself, It was awful!!! His wife is on the phone talking to a doctor describing the unusual behaviour of her husband. Refers to a dead rat being found in the hold of a ship, causing quarantine concerns.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary), related to The Dominion (Newspaper. 1907-2002), Auckland City, Rats, Physicians, Ships and Quarantine - New Zealand - Auckland Region.

Part of:
Heath, Eric Walmsley, 1923- :One folder of original cartoons donated for the New Zealand Cartoon Archive auction. [1973-1992]., Reference Number C-133-010/040 (14 digitised items)

Extent: 1 original cartoon(s)Ink on paper, 640 x 500mm.. Single art work

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photocopies in ringbinders in preference to original.

Other copies available: Photocopy in public folders.

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