Digitised Image

Lodge, Nevile Sidney, 1918-1989 :"Hold it!". Evening Post. 13 October 1981.

Reference Number: B-135-776

Shows the Midland Hotel in Wellington with the wreckers ball swinging towards it. At the entrance to the hotel are three people consulting a preservation plan for the building. Standing beside the demolition bulldozer is Michael Fowler, the mayor of Wellington, and another man. They are holding the City Council's plan for a park on the hotel site. Refers to the opposition by the NZ Historic Places Trust and the Civic Trust to the demolition of the hotel on Lambton Quay.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ink drawings and Caricatures, related to Sir Edward Michael Coulson Fowler, The Evening Post (Newspaper. 1865-2002), Nevile Sidney Lodge, 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., New Zealand Historic Places Trust Wellington Regional Committee, Midland Hotel (Wellington), Wellington Civic Trust, Midland Park, Historic buildings - Conservation and restoration, Parks - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Historic buildings - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Wrecking, Hotels - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Bulldozers.

Part of:
Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Cartoons for the Evening Post, 1981], Reference Number B-135-734/793 (2 digitised items)
Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Archive of original cartoons for the Evening Post and Sports Post, 1941 to 1988], Reference Number B-133/138 (242 digitised items)

Extent: 1 original cartoon(s)Ink and letratone, 455 x 320 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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