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"Looks like a busy day. A guy here wants thirty six barrels of gunpowder." 1 November, 2006

Reference Number: DCDL-0002592

A man who looks like Guy Fawkes has come into a shop selling fireworks and ordered 36 barrels of gunpowder. One shop assistant comments to the other that it looks like a busy day. Refers to Guy Fawkes day and the controversy over the potential dangers of fireworks. The real Guy Fawkes and his co-conspirators had hidden 36 barrels of gunpowder in a cellar under the House of Lords intending to blow up parliament during the state opening in 1605.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary) and Digital images, related to Guy Fawkes, Treason, Gunpowder and Fireworks.

Part of:
Hawkey, Allan Charles, 1941- :[Digital cartoons published from August 2005 onwards in the Waikato Times.], Reference Number DC-Group-0014 (1110 digitised items)

Extent: 1 digital cartoon(s)Jpeg image - Resolution 300 dpi; Gray scale (8 bit); Pixel dimensions 2889 x 2333. Single art work

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