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Mathews, Roydon C 1886?-1973 :"Speak up laddie!" 1930 [Caricature of Alexander M Burns, General Manager, Christchurch Press] / Roy. C. Mathews

Reference Number: B-036-020

Caricature of Alexander Melvin Burns, General Manager of the Christchurch Press from 1925, with part of the spire of Christchurch Cathedral visible outside his office window. Below the caricature are the signatures of senior editors on The Press. The artist was working for The Press at the time this portrait was drawn.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Portraits, Caricatures and Wash drawings, related to Alexander Melvin Burns, Roydon C Mathews, Arthur Hugh Carrington, Christchurch Press Company Ltd, The Press (Newspaper), Christ Church Cathedral, Cathedral Square, Cathedrals - New Zealand - Canterbury Region, Newspaper industry - New Zealand - Canterbury Region, Interior architecture - New Zealand - Canterbury Region, Journalists and Journalism.

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Mathews, Roydon C 1886?-1973 :"Speak up laddie!" 1930 [Caricature of Alexander M Burns, General Manager, Christchurch Press] / Roy. C. Mathews, Reference Number B-036-020 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 drawing(s)Ink and wash with Chinese white on 2 sheets of cardboard, mounted one above the other 248 x 243 mm (portrait) & 170 x 257 mm (signatures). Vertical imageSingle art work

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

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-004930)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom right: Roy C. Mathews 1930; Mat recto - beneath image: "Speak up laddie!"; Recto - beneath image: [19 signatures]

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