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Blomfield, William, 1866-1938 :A Reformed Donne. New Zealand Observer, 12 August 1912.

Reference Number: A-312-1-189

Mr Thomas Edward Donne, who worked for the High Commission in London (subsequent to his 1901-1909 career as Secretary of the newly-created New Zealand Department of Tourist and Health Resorts), in his top hat and dress coat, parading in a London street with a sandwich board advertising for immigrants to work as domestic servants in New Zealand. His sandwich board reads - New Zealand wants domestic servants. Rich country. Fine climate. Good wages. Work waiting. Fare 2 pounds, 16 shillings. New Zealand the Britain of the South. Advance your life. High Com-TE-D.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary), related to William Blomfield, Thomas Edward Donne, New Zealand observer, Reform Party, New Zealand. High Commission (London, England), Domestics, Ambassadors, Emigration and immigration and Advertising.

Part of:
Various artists :Collection of newspaper clippings, photocopies and bromides of cartoons by Fox (A-313-2), T Ellis - ie Thomas Ellis Glover (A-313-3), J. C. Blomfield (A-313-4) and John McNamara (A-313-11). Also folders of cartoons by various artists pub, Reference Number A-313 (28 digitised items)

Extent: 1 photocopy/iesPhotocopy from newspaper.. Art works

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