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P., E. Junior, fl 1880s :For Diver's reasons. No. 11. Support from sugar, blankets, flour all gone; They've not been left a leg to stand upon. The Wellington Advertiser supplement, 19 November 1881.

Reference Number: A-095-038

John Bryce in military uniform, sawing through the leg of recumbent Maori man. The leg is marked 'flour' and the other leg, marked 'Sugar' has already been removed. A chopping block with axe and chisel are in the foreground, a palm tree to the right. In the background is an exaggerated version of Mount Taranaki, with four military tents in a field and three men running from a fence on the right. A reference to the Government's treatment of the Maori passive resisters at Parihaka.

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1 image, categorised under Portraits, Caricatures and Lithographs, related to John Bryce, Daily advertiser and Wellington register (Newspaper), Parihaka, Taranaki, Mount, Axes, Military camps - New Zealand - Taranaki Region, Torture, Cabinet ministers, Saws, Surgery, Passive resistance, Flour, Sugar, Maori - Land - New Zealand - Taranaki Region, Doggerel, Military uniforms and Parihaka Incident, 1881.

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P., E. Junior, fl 1880s :For Diver's reasons. No. 11. Support from sugar, blankets, flour all gone; They've not been left a leg to stand upon. The Wellington Advertiser supplement, 19 November 1881., Reference Number A-095-038 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Lithograph 230 x 280 mm. Single art work

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

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-008623)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom right: artist's initials E. P. Jr. [or ft for fecit?] at the foot of the tree; also a pencilled note in the hand of Alexander Turnbull, 'Evidently war in Taranaki - Parihaka?'

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