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Heath, Eric Walmsley, 1923- :French test series called off - atmosphere not right in N.Z. [late 1970s?]

Reference Number: C-132-820

Shows scene at the Port of Marseille[s] (labelled), with gendarme resembling the late president de Gaulle berating a naval commander, who thought it was the nuclear tests which were cancelled, when in fact it was the rugby tests. The gendarme shouts: "Rugby tests you fool! Not bomb tests!"

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ink drawings and Cartoons (Commentary), related to Marseilles, France - Foreign relations, Rugby football - Tournaments - France and Nuclear weapons - France - Testing.

Part of:
Heath, Eric Walmsley 1923- :[Cartoons for the "Dominion" concerning the nuclear issues, and disarmament. 1973-1987]., Reference Number C-132-816/822 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 original cartoon(s)Ink, image 314 x 434 mm, on paper 508 x 635 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: Dated by size of paper (this larger size used in the 1970s rather than the 1980s).

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copy in preference to original.

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - Signed

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