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[Hutchison, William] 1820-1905 :Dame Partington and her mop. No. 44. Whitaker (loq) - I don't think you can manage it. Atkinson - I can mop up the water as well as you've mopped up the land. The "Wellington Advertiser" supplement [8 July 1882].

Reference Number: A-095-042

Cartoon showing Sir Harry Atkinson as a charwoman with a mop marked '3,000,000 [pounds sign] loan'. He is mopping around a low mound of sand on which is seated Frederick Whitaker, the Premier. Below Whitaker are the words, written in the sand, Sand Bank of New Zealand, Opposition majority, Public Opinion, Liberal Government, which Atkinson is mopping around and ignoring

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1 image, categorised under Portraits, Caricatures and Lithographs, related to Hon Sir Harry Albert Atkinson, William Hutchison, Hon Sir Frederick Whitaker, Ian F. Public Lives - New Zealand's Premiers and Prime Ministers Grant, Wellington Advertiser, Domestics, Prime ministers, Cabinet ministers, Mops and mopsticks, Government lending and Beaches.

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[Hutchison, William] 1820-1905 :Dame Partington and her mop. No. 44. Whitaker (loq) - I don't think you can manage it. Atkinson - I can mop up the water as well as you've mopped up the land. The "Wellington Advertiser" supplement [8 July 1882]., Reference Number A-095-042 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Lithograph, on sheet 293 x 206 mm.. Single art work

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Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom left: 18.2.82

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