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Lodge, Nevile Sidney, 1918-1989:'Humour is a vital necessity to the injection of sanity in international and even national affairs'. 1973

Reference Number: B-134-452

This cartoon features Prime Minister Kirk leaning on his desk. He is telling Labour Minister Hugh Watt that his final move over the Springbok Tour is to laugh at it. Hugh Watt replies that he is off to crack a few jokes with the freezing workers who are involved in a dispute. On Kirk's desk is a memo to appoint a Minister of Humour and the possibilities are Watt, Walding, Finlay, Freer or himself.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Caricatures, related to Rt Hon Norman Eric Kirk, Sir Peter Ustinov, Springbok Tour, Hon Hugh Watt, The Evening Post (Newspaper. 1865-2002), Nevile Sidney Lodge, New Zealand Labour Party, Association for the Promotion of Humour in International Affairs, Labour disputes, Prime ministers, New Zealand - Politics and government, Rugby football - Tournaments - South Africa, Freezing works, Laughter, New Zealand - Foreign relations, Wit and humour and Industrial relations.

Part of:
Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Cartoons for the Evening Post, 1973], Reference Number B-134-416/460 (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 original cartoon(s)Ink, letratone and crayon, 296 x 392 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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