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Lloyd, Trevor 1863-1937 :[Caricatures of New Zealand life. Our comic artist's impressions of the Auckland Society of Arts annual exhibition, 1908]

Reference Number: C-109-033

A set of vignettes, supposedly representing pictures shown at the Auckland Society of Arts. The central view, a caricature of a Goldie portrait, titled 'A study of Maori life. A noble specimen of a fast vanishing race' shows an elderly Maori woman in pain and having a front tooth pulled out with a piece of cord. From top left the other views include 'Where is my boy tonight', a portrait of a seated middle-aged woman; 'The roadless North', a man being thrown from his horse; 'Get away little fly', a dog unable to reach a fly on the end of its nose; 'The curly-headed coon', an absent-minded professor smoking a pipe; 'The Pie-oneer's story - I've a sick wife and 19 children at home', showing a man receiving charity in the shape of a hot pie; 'Fish oh!', a Chinese fishmonger with a basket of stinking fish; 'The father of the Pah' showing an elderly Maori man; 'A cold beauty' showing a young woman; 'The white cow', showing a girl fleeing from a cow tied by its tail to a tree; 'Kiss me' showing a young woman, her eyes closed and lips pursed; 'Twenty-six by twenty' showing a young couple, the woman seated on the man's knee; 'Ph tuck me in my little bed' showing an elderly Maori woman asleep; 'The coming of the fleet' showing Maori canoes as steamships with American flags; 'A farm scene' showing a man dragging two reluctant horses; 'Cheap - an art patron' showing a kiwi and a man in bowler hat viewing pictures on the wall and placing pennies in a bowl extended by the hand of one portrait.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ink drawings and Caricatures, related to Charles Frederick Goldie, Trevor Lloyd, Auckland Society of Arts, Auckland City, Sleep, Fishery products - Spoilage, Dogs, Fish trade, Ethnic stereotypes, Charity organisation, Horses, Americans - New Zealand, Chinese - New Zealand, Waka, Art - Exhibitions, Women, Maori, Kissing and Couples.

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Lloyd, Trevor 1863-1937 :[Caricatures of New Zealand life. Our comic artist's impressions of the Auckland Society of Arts annual exhibition, 1908], Reference Number C-109-033 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 drawing(s)Sepia ink and wash, 363 x 520 mm. Single art work

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

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-013999)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom left: T. L.

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