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Various Artists :[David Lange. A collection of four cartoon photocopies featuring David Lange and the nuclear issue].

Reference Number: H-475-002

Four cartoons all featuring David Lange. The first, by Trace Hodgson shows Lange talking to Ronald Reagan and Bob Hawke, Reagan and Hawke are dressed as gangsters and Reagan says, `We want to be your friends, David, we want to look after you. So play the game or we'll smash your kneecaps in! Right, Bob?' Hawke replies `Right boss'; Bob Brockie, shows Bob Hawke being sprayed in the face with a cannister with a peace sign on it as he passes through New Zealand customs. Hawke says, `Starve the lizards Lange, this stuff gets up my nose!', to which Lange replies, `Helps clear the mind'; Chicane, shows Lange in a pair of swimming togs riding a surfboard in a nuclear free Pacific. Lange says, `If you want to rule the waves... you have to be prepared to waive the rules'. Gordon Minhinnick, shows Lange in the Pacific, looking like the famous statue by Michaelangelo, with America and France coming to get him. The caption reads, "`David,' by Michael Langelo". All cartoons refer to the Nuclear issue.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Caricatures and Cartoons (Commentary), related to Robert Ellison Brockie, Trace Hodgson, Mark Winter, Michelangelo Buonarotti, Sir Gordon Edward George Minhinnick, Rt Hon David Russell Lange, Rt Hon Robert James Lee Hawke, Ronald Reagan, Pacific Ocean, Australia, France, United States, New Zealand, Nuclear ships - Government policy and Nuclear energy - Government policy.

Part of:
Various Artists :Four laser copies of original cartoons donated for the New Zealand Cartoon Archive auction, 6 November 1997., Reference Number H-475 (4 digitised items)

Extent: 1 laser copyLaser copy, A4 size. Horizontal imageArt works

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

Other copies available: Photocopy in public folders.

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom right: Signed by David Lange in 1995.

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