Digitised Image

Lodge, Nevile Sidney, 1918-1989 :Back off or I'll let the dog go! Early election. Snap! Evening Post. 3 August 1981.

Reference Number: B-135-878

Shows Robert Muldoon dressed as a policeman holding a dog (Early election) and shouting down a megaphone. The dog is straining on his lead and lunging at a group of protestors who are being confronted by another policeman. Refers to protests against the Springbok Tour and the threat of an early election.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary), related to Springbok Tour, Sir Robert David Muldoon, The Evening Post (Newspaper. 1865-2002), Nevile Sidney Lodge, Police dogs, Rugby football - Tournaments - South Africa, Megaphones, New Zealand. Parliament - Elections, 1981, Demonstrations and Police.

Part of:
Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Cartoons for the Evening Post, 1981], Reference Number B-135-849/902 (3 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, letratone and white gouache, 455 x 320 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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