Digitised Image

"Sorry mate, the weird hat and beard threw us. We thought you's was Lebanese..." 20 December, 2005.

Reference Number: DCDL-0000529

One of a gang of thugs wielding baseball bats and other weapons, apologises to Santa Claus whom he has just hit over the head. Santa Claus is seen leaning in a dazed fashion against his present-laden sleigh. One of the reindeer sporting a flag saying 'Cronulla' stands nearby. Refers to the racially-motivated violence against Lebanese in particular at the beach resort of Cronulla in Sydney in December, 2005.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary) and Digital images, related to Thomas Scott, Santa Claus, The Dominion Post (Newspaper), Cronulla, Race relations - Australia, Violence, Sleighs, Riots and Christmas.

Part of:
Scott, Thomas, 1947- :[Digital cartoons published from 27 July 2005 onwards in the Dominion Post. Includes a selection of digital cartoons from 2003-], Reference Number DC-Group-0025 (778 digitised items)

Extent: 1 digital cartoon(s)Jpeg image - Resolution 150 dpi; RGB (24 bit); Pixel dimensions 2513 x 1790. Single art work

Conditions governing access to original: Access to digital object is Not restricted

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=52851). 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.

External Links:
View Full Descriptive Record in TAPUHI
View and/or order a copy of this image from Timeframes
View Archived Image on NDHA

Leave a comment

This function is coming soon.

Latest comments