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Lodge, Nevile Sidney, 1918-1989 :"I understand it does the work of eight men!" [1945-1950].

Reference Number: B-154-128

Two bystanders look at a large machine for roadmaking or roadmending; the machine in fact appears to require eight men to operate or use its various parts. A Wellington City Council rubbish drum (marked W. C. C.) in the right foreground establishes the location as Wellington.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ink drawings and Cartoons (Commentary), related to New Zealand Cartoon Archive. Lodge Laughs at Wellington [Book title] 2004., Lodge Laughs at Wellington - Celebrating the life and works of cartoonist Nevile Lodge (Exhibition title) 2004., Wellington City Council, Wellington City, Local officials and employees, Roads - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Road machinery, Road machinery operators - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Road construction workers.

Part of:
Lodge, Nevile Sidney, 1918-1989 :[Five early cartoons. ca 1945-1950]., Reference Number B-154-127/131 (3 digitised items)

Extent: 1 original cartoon(s)Ink drawing 320 x 445 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: Date estimated as post Second World War. Estimated as pre-1950 because Lodge has not yet established his habit of incorporating the date into his signature.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - top right: [Signed]

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