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Lodge, Nevile Sidney, 1918-1989 :Mr Hanan has stated that he is satisfied that the Health Department has done everything possible to deal with Asian influenza. Well, we'll all just have to beat it the best way we can. 10 September 1957.

Reference Number: B-133-043

Shows a man in bed with the flu. His wife is talking to the doctor at the bedroom door, saying 'He's tried his own cure and he's got to the stage where he's not only ready to fight the flu germ, but he can see it too!'. The man's cure for flu is several empty bottles of whisky around the bed. He is extremely drunk and is using one bottle to swat an imaginary flu germ at the end of the bed.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ink drawings and Cartoons (Commentary), related to Nevile Sidney Lodge, New Zealand. Department of Health, Influenza, Aspirin, Physicians, Whisky, Alcoholism and Bedrooms.

Part of:
Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Undated cartoons (some from the 1970s) and cartoons from the 1950s], Reference Number B-133-015/063 (48 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 and wash, 356 x 380 mm. Single art work

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