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Choate, Francis Desmond, 1916-2001 :That's torn it! 3 April 1952.

Reference Number: E-549-q-05-134

Minister of Agriculture, Keith Holyoake, a smug expression on his face, in his back garden digging a large crop of potatoes. Next door a woman is angrily pointing in his direction, and telling off her seated husband. The husband is reading a racing form book. A news caption in the cartoon reads 'He practised what he preached. Mr Holyoake is now digging his crop of potatoes, sown after his warning last spring of this year's shortage'.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary), related to Sir Keith Jacka Holyoake, Francis Desmond Choate, Potatoes, Horse racing, Gardening and Scarcity.

Part of:
[Various cartoonists] :[One folder of cartoon clippings from various New Zealand newspapers. 3 September 1951 - 30 May 1952.], Reference Number E-549-q-05 (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 newspaper clippingsNewspaper clipping. Art works

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