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Low, David Alexander Cecil, 1891-1963 :Preparing for the fray. 1911.

Reference Number: C-047-048

Shows the Reform Party (New Zealand Political Reform League) led by the Conservative Press (a plump woman in an apron) brandishing an umbrella and leading a donkey on which sits Premier William Massey with broken lance and jam-tin hat. They confer with another 'soldier' in a kerosene-tin hat, one slipper and one shin-pad, carrying a blunderbuss. The party is about to launch an attack on the Liberals during the 1911 elections.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ink drawings and Caricatures, related to Canterbury Times (Newspaper. 1865-1917), Dr Rachael Whear, Rt Hon William Ferguson Massey, Sir David Alexander Cecil Low, Reform Party, Armour, Battles, Politicians, New Zealand - Politics and government, Ordnance and Donkeys.

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Low, David Alexander Cecil, 1891-1963 :Preparing for the fray. 1911., Reference Number C-047-048 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 original cartoon(s)Pencil and ink 455 x 426 mm.. Vertical imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: Sketch for a cartoon published in Canterbury times, Christchurch, 13 September 1911 (identified by the artist's daughter).

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-001270)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom left: LOW

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