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Colvin, Neville Maurice, 1918-1991 :The kid from Taxes. [21 July 1955].

Reference Number: C-132-878

Shows politicians gathered around a "Treasury" piano in a Western saloon, watching the Hon J T Watts, the Kid from Taxes (variant of "The Kid from Texas"), playing "The Budget". Leaning on the piano beside him is the Prime Minister Sid Holland, and William Sullivan, Minister of Labour, stands behind the piano. Mr Algie, the Minister of Education, and Keith Holyoake, the Minister of Agriculture, stand at the extreme right.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ink drawings, Caricatures and Cartoons (Commentary), related to Neville Maurice Colvin, Audie Leon Murphy, Jack Thomas Watts, Sir William Sullivan, Sir Ronald Macmillan Algie, Sir Sidney George Holland, The Evening Post (Newspaper. 1865-2002), New Zealand. Treasury, New Zealand National Party, Prime ministers, Bars (Drinking establishments), Cowboys, Politicians, Pianos and Economic policy.

Part of:
Colvin, Neville Maurice, 1918-1991 :[Twenty-eight (28) original cartoons, 1940s and 1950s]., Reference Number C-132-864/891 (7 digitised items)

Extent: 1 original cartoon(s)Ink drawing, on sheet 339 x 440 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: J T Watts was the Minister of Finance in the Holland government from 1954-1957.

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photocopy in preference to original.

Other copies available: Photocopy in public folders.

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