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Blomfield, William, 1866-1938 :The session's batch. Prime Minister Massey "Not so bad for a start, eh?" 16 November, 1912

Reference Number: A-312-1-059

Prime Minister, William Massey, stands in front of Parliament at the end of the 1912 session. He holds four pakeha babies and leads a small child by the hand. One baby is called 'Civil Service reform' and sucks a bottle of 'credit', the second baby is called 'Railways Amendment Bill', the third baby is called 'Defence Act Bill', the fourth baby is Maori and is called 'Native Land Bill' and the small child is called 'Land Bill' and sucks on a bottle labelled 'Free holds'. Refers to the batch of Acts and Bills achieved in the 1912 session of parliament.

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1 image, categorised under Caricatures, Photocopies and Cartoons (Commentary), related to Rt Hon William Ferguson Massey, William Blomfield, New Zealand observer, Prime ministers, Parliamentary practice and New Zealand - Politics and government.

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Blomfield, William, 1866-1938 :The session's batch. Prime Minister Massey "Not so bad for a start, eh?" 16 November, 1912, Reference Number A-312-1-059 (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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