Gibbard, Les :`And I tell you he should have been up long ago!'. The Guardian 1996.
Reference Number: H-458-001
The cartoon shows a diver (Economy) on the bottom of the sea. He has been trapped by an octopus (Manufacturing output), a shark (Unemployment), a crab (VAT), a clam (Retail sales), and an anchor (Interest rates). On the surface, in a recovery boat, John Major is drinking a glass of champagne while a colleague expresses concearn at the length of time the diver has been down. Refers to Major's increasing popularity despite the economy sinking into deeper recession.
Gibbard, Les :Two laser copies of original cartoons donated for the New Zealand Cartoon Archive auction, 6 November 1997., Reference Number H-458 (2 digitised items)
Extent: 1 laser copyA4 size laser copy. Horizontal imageSingle art work
Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photocopies in ringbinders in preference to original.
Other copies available: Photocopy in public folders.
Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - top left: Signed by the cartoonist.
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