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Scales, Sydney Ernest, 1916-2003 :The golden fleece - well-known station owner admiring his flock of taxpaying crossbreeds. Taxation figures for 1951-1952 are a record at 102 [pounds] 7/9 d per head. 23 August 1952.

Reference Number: E-549-q-06-034

Prime Minister Sidney Holland as a station owner, with his dogs, (from left) an unidentified Minister, Keith Holyoake (Minister of Agriculture) and Ronald Algie (Minister of Education). The four are admiring a penned flock of sheep, the New Zealand taxpayer. A barn, windmill, tractor and other farm equipment is in the background. Refers to reports of high taxation.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Clippings and Cartoons (Commentary), related to Sir Keith Jacka Holyoake, Sydney Ernest Scales, Sir Ronald Macmillan Algie, Sir Sidney George Holland, Taxation - Public opinion, Farmers and Sheep.

Part of:
[Various cartoonists] :[One folder of cartoon clippings from various New Zealand newspapers. 3 June 1952 - 11 November 1953.], Reference Number E-549-q-06 (3 digitised items)

Extent: 1 newspaper clippingNewspaper clipping. Art works

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