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Blomfield, William, 1866-1938 :A pistol that might go off. Sir Joseph "I wonder if it is loaded." W.F. Massey "Better pull the trigger and see." 1 September, 1906

Reference Number: A-312-1-029

Prime Minister, Joseph Ward, peers down the barrel of a gun that is labelled 'Land question' while William Massey, leader of the opposition suggests that he should try pulling the trigger to see if it will go off. Refers to the breaking up of big landholdings into smaller farms.

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1 image, categorised under Caricatures, Photocopies and Cartoons (Commentary), related to Rt Hon William Ferguson Massey, Rt Hon Sir Joseph George Ward, William Blomfield, New Zealand observer, Prime ministers, Land tenure and Land use.

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Blomfield, William, 1866-1938 :A pistol that might go off. Sir Joseph "I wonder if it is loaded." W.F. Massey "Better pull the trigger and see." 1 September, 1906, Reference Number A-312-1-029 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 photocopy/iesPhotocopy, A4 size.. Single art work

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom right: Blo [pseudonym of William Blomfield]

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