Minhinnick, Gordon (Sir), 1902-1992 :Music week. [1949 or 1950]
Reference Number: E-549-q-01-002
A scene in Parliament with the leaders of National (Sidney Holland) and Labour (Peter Fraser) each conducting their own band or orchestra of Members of Parliament. The two conductors are back-to-back and turning to glare at one another. Recognisable on the National side are Keith Holyoake, far right, front row, with Ronald Algie behind him. The leader of the band on the Labour side is Walter Nash. The National group are mostly playing conventional orchestral instruments, although one M. P. is playing a large tobacco pipe. The Labour side has instruments like paper bags, a pan, hammers, a rattle and a revolver. Refers to the conflicts of the debating chamber in Parliament and possibly to the opening of Parliament.
1 image, categorised under Photolithographs and Cartoons (Commentary), related to Rt Hon Peter Fraser, Sir Keith Jacka Holyoake, Sir Ronald Macmillan Algie, Sir Gordon Edward George Minhinnick, Sir Sidney George Holland, Sir Walter Nash, New Zealand. Parliament. House of Representatives, Bands (Music), Parliamentary practice and Orchestra.
[Various cartoonists] :[One folder of cartoon clippings from various New Zealand newspapers, 15 December 1948 - 1 July 1950.], Reference Number E-549-q-01 (4 digitised items)
[Various cartoonists including Sir Gordon Minhinnick 1902-1992] :[Newspaper clippings of cartoons from New Zealand newspapers. 15 December 1948 to 5 September 1972.], Reference Number E-549-q (60 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w photo-mechanical print(s)Photolithograph on newspaper cutting, 150 x 210 mm.. Single art work
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