Brockie, Bob :Er... God of nations in the sky... er can't sing this it's pitched too high! 15 July 1994.

Brockie, Bob :Er... God of nations in the sky... er can't sing this it's pitched too high! 15 July 1994.
Date
1994
By
Brockie, Robert Ellison (Dr), 1932-; National Business Review Ltd
Ref
A-317-067
Description

The cartoon shows four All Black rugby players trying to sing the national anthem. None of them, however, know the words. Refers to criticism of the All Blacks for singing the national anthem poorly.

Exhibited in 'Guts and Glory' an exhibition of rugby cartoons, organised by the New Zealand Cartoon Archive Trust in association with the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, at the National Library Gallery, 15 July - 7 November 1999, and then touring until 2001. Curated by Susan Foster.

Extended Title - God of nations at thy feet. In Athletic Park we meet. Save us from a big defeat...er.; We are the blokes from down on the farm we really know our cheese; I just drive a diesel back in Geraldine. Can't tell God save the weasel from pop goes the Queen; Er.. God of nations for the birds... er... Know the tune but not the words; I'm an oddfellow an I'm ok...

Quantity: 1 original cartoon(s).

Physical Description: Pen and ink, brush and ink, white gouache on paper, 425 x 295mm.

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1 original cartoon(s), Works of art, Ink drawings, Cartoons (Commentary), Pen and ink, brush and ink, white gouache on paper, 425 x 295mm., Orientation: Horizontal image
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