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Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :To the first team to beat us. Honour award, the beaters get the order of the Springbok head. 3 July 1965.

Reference Number: B-137-298

The cartoon shows a proud Wellington rugby player accepting a gift from a Springbok player of a springbok head. Attatched to the horns of the gift is a note reading 'To the first team to beat us'. In the foreground a lion sits in Wellington colours with the word 'suprema' written across its chest and a Wellington supporter is jumping with joy. Refers to Wellington defeating the Springboks and the tradition of receiving the Springbok head which is awarded to the first side to beat the Springboks while on tour.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary), related to Springboks (Rugby team), Wellington Rugby Football Union, Wellington City, Springboks and Rugby Union football.

Part of:
Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Cartoons for the Sports Post, 1965], Reference Number B-137-280/304 (8 digitised items)
Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Archive of original cartoons for the Evening Post and Sports Post, 1941 to 1988], Reference Number B-133/138 (242 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w photo-mechanical print(s)Photolithograph on paper, 320 x 460 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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