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Evening Press :Mr George Fisher at the Opera House, August 24th 1887. Evening Press Litho. [Wellington, Wakefield and Roydhouse] 1887

Reference Number: C-034-004

Cartoon showing George Fisher in a top hat and formal suit, ringing a hand-bell; to the left, Julius Vogel creeps away into the darkness, dropping a bag marked Public money behind him; on the right, Justice approaches, carrying her scales and wearing a band marked Retrenchment. She is bringing shafts of light with her and illuminating George Fisher. Below is a four-line verse 'Ring out a slowly dying cause, And ancient forms of party strife, Ring in the nobler modes of life; with sweeter manners, purer laws'

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1 image, categorised under Caricatures and Lithographs, related to Rt Hon Sir Julius Vogel, George Fisher, Justice (Symbolic figure), Evening Press (Wellington), New Zealand - Politics and government, Government spending policy and Operas.

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Evening Press :Mr George Fisher at the Opera House, August 24th 1887. Evening Press Litho. [Wellington, Wakefield and Roydhouse] 1887, Reference Number C-034-004 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Lithograph 360 x 472 mm. Single art work

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