[Hutchison, William] 1820-1905 :Driving them home. No. 53. Whitaker (loq) 'Don't hurry them, Harry! They are bound to pass them.'. Atkinson (loq) 'We've got em'; but they require pushing.' The Wellington advertiser supplement. 9 September 1882
Reference Number: A-095-051
Premier Whitaker and Treasurer Atkinson as riders at a hunt rounding up a group of ponies (Members of the House of Representatives) and other figures representing local government (an old woman with a broken umbrella); taxation (an old man begging with a top hat); Government proposals (a large crab); Licencing Bill (a stick figure with a barrel for a body); forgotten promises (a crying baby in a cradle); and gold mines (an ingot). The cartoon implies that other MPs are being slow about passing promised legislation
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, Daily advertiser and Wellington register (Newspaper), Local government, Taxation, Begging, Cradles, Horses, Hunting and Liquor laws.
[Hutchison, William] 1820-1905 :Driving them home. No. 53. Whitaker (loq) 'Don't hurry them, Harry! They are bound to pass them.'. Atkinson (loq) 'We've got em'; but they require pushing.' The Wellington advertiser supplement. 9 September 1882, Reference Number A-095-051 (1 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Lithograph, 215 x 185 mm. Single art work
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