Hiscocks, Ercildoune Frederick, fl 1899-1940s :Increased volcanic activity - an eruption needed here. New Zealand Graphic and Ladies Home Journal, 21 April 1906 (front page).
Reference Number: A-315-1-014
A small boy, representing Auckland city, is towing a toy train and finding his way to Wellington blocked by Premier Richard Seddon as a mountain wearing 'Hutt railway favours', 'Southland railway favours', midland railway favours', 'Westland railway favours' and 'Marlborough railway favours' on his 'sleeves'. The cartoonist implies that the building of railways was subject to patronage.The date 1909 appears as an eruption from Seddon's head.
1 image, categorised under Engravings and Cartoons (Commentary), related to New Zealand Graphic and Ladies' Journal (Newspaper. 1890-1908), Ercildoune Frederick Hiscocks, Rt Hon Richard John Seddon, New Zealand Railways, Railways and Prime ministers.
Various artists :Collection of newspaper clippings, photocopies and bromides of cartoons by Hiscocks (A-315-1), T. Lloyd (A-315-2), various artists from the "Ladies' Journal", "The Freelance", "New Zealand Graphic" and "Melbourne Punch" (A-315-3), Nisbet, Reference Number A-315 (38 digitised items)
Extent: 1 cartoon bromide(s)Bromide, image size 200 x 162 mm.. Single art work
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