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Cartoon of commissioner James Mackay addressing gold miners at Thames, 1868

Reference Number: MNZ-0427-1/4-F

Undated and unsigned cartoon published in an unidentified edition of 'Punch or the Auckland Charivari' dated 1868. Depicts commissioner James Mackay, also known as "The Thames Autocrat" addressing gold miners at Thames from a small stage: "Proceed good people with your buildings and improvments; continue to behave yourselves, and at the end of seven years I will raise everybody's rent."

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary), related to James Mackay, Punch, or the Auckland charivari., Thames, Colonial administrators, Land settlement - New Zealand - Waikato Region, Men - New Zealand - Waikato Region and Gold miners - New Zealand - Waikato Region.

Part of:
Making New Zealand:Negatives and prints from the Making New Zealand Centennial collection, Reference Number PAColl-3060 (311 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w copy negative(s)Film negative. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures622. Gold mining. 1868(PFP-027181)

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