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Lonsdale, Neil 1907-1989 :Shucks! What do folks do with their time in this burg! Men of the American Antarctic Operation will take their leave in Sydney because Christchurch is considered too dull... news. 16 August 1956.

Reference Number: A-309-098

Shows four sailors lounging under a tree and feeding ducks by the Avon River. One of them is asking what people in Christchurch do to occupy themselves. In the background a couple is walking past with ten children and a pram. Refers to the American sailors who stopped in Sydney instead of Christchurch because it was considered `too dull'.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ink drawings and Cartoons (Commentary), related to Neil Lonsdale, Auckland Star (Newspaper. 1887-1991), Book title Ian F. The Other Side of the Ditch Grant, The Other Side of the Ditch (Exhibition title) 2001., Operation Deep Freeze, Christchurch City, Avon River, Sydney, Sailors, Family, Scientific expeditions - Antarctica and Ducks.

Part of:
Lonsdale, Neil, 1907-1989 :200 original cartoons by Neil Lonsdale from 1955 to 1962., Reference Number A-309 (12 digitised items)

Extent: 1 original cartoon(s)Black ink, white-out and pencil. 283 x 339 mm.. Single art work

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