Heath, Eric Walmsley, 1923- :"Squid! I wouldn't give you tuppence for it!" "Wouldn't give it the privilege of spitting on it!" "Ugh! How could anyone in their right mind eat them?" "Course they only sell 'em for the Islanders." "Yetch!!!" 5 March, 1974
Reference Number: C-132-724
There are six frames; in the first five frames various shoppers strolling past a fish shop stop and express their disgust at the sight of a large dripping squid hanging from a hook in the window. Next a news item states that a huge Japanese squid fleet has been seen off our coast and is of great concern. The last frame shows the population screaming its indignation at the Japanese who grin from their squidboat. In the last corner a bearded man (a self-portrait by Eric Heath) tucks into squid with cries of delight. Refers to New Zealanders' general attitude at the time that squid was not worth eating.
Heath, Eric Walmsley, 1923- :"Squid! I wouldn't give you tuppence for it!" "Wouldn't give it the privilege of spitting on it!" "Ugh! How could anyone in their right mind eat them?" "Course they only sell 'em for the Islanders." "Yetch!!!" 5 March, 1974, Reference Number C-132-724 (1 digitised items)
Extent: 1 original cartoon(s)Ink on paper, 510 x 636 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work
Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted
Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom right: [Signature]
Usage: You can search, browse, print and download items from this website for research and personal study. You are welcome to reproduce the above image(s) on your blog or another website, but please maintain the integrity of the image (i.e. don't crop, recolour or overprint it), reproduce the image's caption information and link back to here (http://mp.natlib.govt.nz/detail/?id=51193). If you would like to use the above image(s) in a different way (e.g. in a print publication), or use the transcription or translation, permission must be obtained. More information about copyright and usage can be found on the Copyright and Usage page of the NLNZ web site.