[Hutchison, William] 1820-1905 :The Stampede for home. No. 52. Atkinson (loq) 'Too late! Too late! ye cannot enter now - Cheque mate?'. Macandrew (loq) 'Come along old man. We'll get a seat next session.' 18 September 1882
Reference Number: A-095-050
Cartoon showing a scene in a railway station with MPs with their baggage shut out of a door marked 'Reserved seats. Ministerial benches. Closed for a season.' Behind a ticket window marked 'Treasury' stands Sir Harry Atkinson handing a ticket (a cheque for 210 pounds, possibly a Ministerial salary) to James Clark Brown, and in the foreground from left to right, Sir George Grey, William Montgomery, James Macandrew and Walter Johnston, the disappointed Members. Several rats or mice are darting amongst the latter men, possibly let out of a cage being carried by Grey. Walter Johnston was Minister for Public Works and Postmaster General at this period. The others were not ministers.
1 image, categorised under Portraits, Caricatures and Lithographs, related to James Clark Brown, Walter Woods Johnston, William Montgomery, Hon Sir Harry Albert Atkinson, Sir George Grey, James Macandrew, William Hutchison, Daily advertiser and Wellington register (Newspaper), Travellers, Mice, Members of parliament, Cabinet ministers and Railway stations.
[Hutchison, William] 1820-1905 :The Stampede for home. No. 52. Atkinson (loq) 'Too late! Too late! ye cannot enter now - Cheque mate?'. Macandrew (loq) 'Come along old man. We'll get a seat next session.' 18 September 1882, Reference Number A-095-050 (1 digitised items)
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