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Hill, John Cecil, fl 1928-1955 :Putting his foot in it. Our despotic Premier places his well-shod foot in the sticky mixture prepared by his loyal and efficient subordinates. Reform hoarding. Trespassers might be deported. Samoan deportations. Premier's s

Reference Number: A-314-3-001

Shows New Zealand Prime Minister Sidney Holland holding a ladder against a wall with a brush in one hand. He has put his foot in a bucket of glue (titled mal-administration) which he is using to stick a poster up on the wall. The poster relates to Samoan deportations. There is another man with a hat on looking over the wall at him. The cartoon refers to political trouble with the Mau in Samoa and to illegal immigrants (both human and insect) and consequent deportations from New Zealand

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary), related to Sir Sidney George Holland, Mau Movement, Samoa, Glue, Deportation, New Zealand - Foreign relations - Samoa, Ladders and Posters.

Part of:
Various artists :Collection of photocopies, newspaper clippings and bromides of cartoons by Bromhead (A-314-1), Brockie (A-314-2) and J. C. Hill (A-314-3)., Reference Number A-314 (29 digitised items)

Extent: 1 photocopy/iesPhotocopy, A4 size. Single art work

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