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[Domett, Alfred] 1811-1887 :Scene, St Georges Bay. Time 1/2 past 2 a. m. (N. B. the house rose at Nine. "The honneblemember will resumehizzeat" ... [showing a politician struggling between two policemen. Auckland 1856]

Reference Number: A-090-023

A drunken politician, unable to stand straight, and with his hat dented, is supported by both elbows by two stern-faced policemen, in top hats and caped overcoats. One is holding a lantern, the other a baton.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Portraits, Caricatures and Drawings, related to Hon Alfred Domett, St George's Bay, Lanterns, Politicians, Caricatures and cartoons, Men's clothing, Alcoholism and Police.

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[Domett, Alfred] 1811-1887 :Scene, St Georges Bay. Time 1/2 past 2 a. m. (N. B. the house rose at Nine. "The honneblemember will resumehizzeat" ... [showing a politician struggling between two policemen. Auckland 1856], Reference Number A-090-023 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 drawing(s)Ink 190 x 190 mm. Square imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: Domett was himself a politician. There is some possibility that this is a self-portrait, although it may be a caricature of a colleague.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-000893)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - beneath image: title

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