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Colvin, Neville Maurice, 1918-1991 :Statis'Tecs. [1950s].

Reference Number: C-132-875

Shows a detective with Sherlock Holmes hat, pipe and magnifying glass, crawling after a bloodhound with the label Census Department on his tail. They are heading down over the North Island towards Wellington; Mt Taranaki can be seen at the left, and Poverty Bay at the right. Refers to the detective activities of the Department of Statistics at census time

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ink drawings and Cartoons (Commentary), related to Neville Maurice Colvin, The Evening Post (Newspaper. 1865-2002), New Zealand Census and Statistics Department, Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character), North Island, Taranaki, Mount, Poverty Bay, Hand lenses, Census, Detectives, Bloodhound and Tobacco pipes.

Part of:
Colvin, Neville Maurice, 1918-1991 :[Twenty-eight (28) original cartoons, 1940s and 1950s]., Reference Number C-132-864/891 (7 digitised items)

Extent: 1 original cartoon(s)Ink drawing, on sheet 380 x 560 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copies in preference to original.

Other copies available: Colour laser printIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-009736)

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