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Heath, Eric Walmsley 1923-:[Wheel shattering road to the Mexican Olympics] The Dominion, 1968.

Reference Number: B-157-005

The five rings of the Olympics make the tracks of a tractor labelled 'International Olympic Committee' which an unhappy man is driving in the direction sign-posted 'Mexico'. The rings are being shattered by rocks labelled 'Arab countries', "Afro-Asian countries', 'South Africa' and 'Pakistan'. International events were jeopardising the staging of the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ink drawings and Cartoons (Commentary), related to Mexico) Olympic Games (19th ; 1968 ; Mexico City, Fun & Games - New Zealand Cartoon Perspectives on the Olympics 1952-2000. :Cartoon exhibition., The Dominion (Newspaper. 1907-2002), Eric Walmsley Heath, Mexico and Olympics.

Part of:
Various artists:Cartoons on the 1956, 1964, 1968, 1972 and 1976 Olympic Games, the 1958 British Empire Games and the 1974 Commonwealth Games (Christchurch)., Reference Number B-157-001/018 (5 digitised items)

Extent: 1 original cartoon(s)Black ink, whiteout and black crayon 406 x 509 mm. Single art work

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