Blomfield, William, 1866-1938

Blo, 1866-1938

Cartoonist, local politician, and joint owner of "Auckland observer". Began drawing cartoons for the "Observer" in 1887, and bought the paper, with W J and J M Geddis in 1892. Name transcribed from back of file print of negative 1/4-016205. Drew a cartoon of Harold Beauchamp 1858-1938 (Katherine Mansfield's father). (Also see D&P A-018-027/028). See also DNZB (Vol 4, 1921-1940, p68-69, B41)

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Date: 1898 By: Blomfield, William, 1866-1938; New Zealand observer and free lance (Newspaper) Ref: J-065-018 Description: New Zealand premier Richard Seddon is throwing coins labelled 'tax payers' 'good' 'red' 'gold' from a 'treasury chest' to a crowd of old people. Possibly fr...
Blomfield, William, 1866-1938 :Some good old Christmas customs reversed by the female franchise. New Zealand Observer and Free Lance, 23 December 1893.
Date: 1893 By: Blomfield, William, 1866-1938; New Zealand observer and free lance (Newspaper) Ref: H-713-061 Description: Eight vignettes of role reversals. Exhibited in 'Harpies & Heroines: A cartoon history of the changing roles of women in New Zealand' Exhibition curated by ...
Date: 1891 From: Blomfield, William, 1866-1938 :[197 copies of cartoons from the New Zealand Observer and Free Lance 1880-1896.] By: New Zealand observer and free lance (Newspaper); Blomfield, William, 1866-1938 Ref: H-722-100 Description: New Zealand Premier John Ballance, receives a mixed reception to his efforts on labour laws and land taxes from the Liberals and Conservatives. Published in...
Date: 1894 From: Blomfield, William, 1866-1938 :[197 copies of cartoons from the New Zealand Observer and Free Lance 1880-1896.] By: New Zealand observer and free lance (Newspaper); Blomfield, William, 1866-1938 Ref: H-722-184 Description: Sir Robert Stout plays to a synpathetic female audience, labouring the point that the former Premier, Mr Ballance, had promised the leadership to him, but th...
Date: 1892 From: Blomfield, William, 1866-1938 :[197 copies of cartoons from the New Zealand Observer and Free Lance 1880-1896.] By: New Zealand observer and free lance (Newspaper); Blomfield, William, 1866-1938 Ref: H-722-135 Description: New Zealand Premier John Ballance is hailing onto a small ship members of parliament, while bundles of 'electoral bill, land bill' wait to be loaded. Exhibi...
Blomfield, William, 1866-1938 :The present state of affairs in the House. [1892]
Date: 1892 From: The New Zealand observer and free lance ; an illustrated journal of interesting and amusing literature. Wellington, 1890-1954. By: Blomfield, William, 1866-1938 Ref: PUBL-0187-1892-01 Description: Shows politicians fighting and arguing in the House of Representatives. There are speech bubbles with the words "You servile follower", "You're a ______", "...
Date: 1889 By: Blomfield, William, 1866-1938; New Zealand observer and free lance (Newspaper) Ref: J-056-001 Description: Faced with Vogel's and Fisher's resignations, New Zealand Prime Minister Atkinson is in a state of gloom. Published in 'Grant, Ian F. Public Lives - New Zea...
Date: 1912 - 1914 From: Various artists :[Thirty original cartoons drawn for the "New Zealand truth" by Will Hope, Tom Glover, Mac, Pac (or Pas), G (Tom Glover?). ca 1910-1920]. By: Hope, Will, active 1910-1920s Ref: B-128-028 Description: Shows a full-length profile portrait of the cartoonist and newspaper owner William Blomfield, a moustached man in a boater hat, with his hands in his pockets...
Date: 1895 By: Blomfield, William, 1866-1938; New Zealand observer and free lance (Newspaper) Ref: J-063-005 Description: Six vignettes satirising the 'new woman' purging the electoral roll on flimsy moral grounds. See A4 size photocopy at H-713-138 for caption. Quantity: 1 ph...
Date: 1899 By: Blomfield, William, 1866-1938; New Zealand observer and free lance (Newspaper) Ref: H-713-178 Description: Mrs Yates as a hen in a gym frock is perched on a pumpkin labelled 'Onehunga', declaiming 'No cabs, no whiskey', while her opposition struts as a rooster be...
Date: 1895 By: Blomfield, William, 1866-1938; New Zealand observer (Newspaper) Ref: J-065-014 Description: New Zealand colonial treasurer Joe Ward is seen returning from the United Kingdom with a large suitcase containing the loan, while the Opposition members of ...
Date: 1895 By: Blomfield, William, 1866-1938; New Zealand observer (Newspaper) Ref: J-056-003 Description: Shows Sir George Grey holding the knitting yarn for Queen Victoria while a determined New Zealand woman grabs him by the ear. Published in 'Grant, Ian F. Pu...
Date: 1890 - 1893 - 1905 By: Blomfield, William, 1866-1938; Nairn, James McLachlan, 1859-1904; Rayner, Frederick Richard, active 1893-1908 Ref: A-225-021/041 Description: Includes cartoons by William Blomfield, Kopeeks, Fred Rayner. Quantity: 21 newsclippings. Physical Description: Lithographs on cuttings, sizes varying arou...
Date: [1920-1955] From: Lawlor, Patrick Anthony, 1893-1979 : Further papers Ref: 80-063-014 Description: Files for Ken Alexander, William Blomfield, John Gilmour and F H Cumberworth and including correspondence, clippings (many with illustrations), signed proofs...
Date: 1916 By: Shell Shocks (Periodical); Blo II, active 1916; Hay, John (Sir), active 1960s Ref: A-225-004 Description: A soldier in a gas mask trying to control a terrified horse 'Blo II' may be William or J C Blomfield Extended Title - Published in: Shell Shocks by the New...
Date: 1936 From: Financial Sector Union (FINSEC) : Records Ref: MS-Papers-11184-03 Description: Comprises correspondence between V C S Edwards of the Guild and G G Littlejohn of the Bank of New Zealand concerning the controversy over the ballotting of m...
Date: 1894 By: New Zealand observer and free lance (Newspaper); Blomfield, William, 1866-1938 Ref: J-065-031 Description: Premier Richard Seddon has his foot on a lion that represents 'the Maori race'. In the background are miserable looking Maoris in the King Country. Additiona...
Date: 1916 By: Shell Shocks (Periodical); Blo II, active 1916; Hay, John (Sir), active 1960s Ref: A-225-003 Description: A cartoon in two frames. Beneath the first frame are the words 'We commence bombarding' and the scene shows several soldiers cheerfully loading a machine gun...
Date: 1895 By: Blomfield, William, 1866-1938; New Zealand observer and free lance (Newspaper) Ref: H-713-133 Description: Mrs Collings in full armour brandishes shield and sword. Extended Title - The Observer wondered last week whether a Joan of Arc would be found to save the C...
Date: 1899 - 1977 By: Nolan, Melanie, active 1980-2011; Blomfield, William, 1866-1938; Blomfield, John Collis, 1878-1942; Hiscocks, Eceldowne Frederick, 1879-; Gilmour, John Henry, 1892-1951; Lodge, Nevile Sidney, 1918-1989; Minhinnick, Gordon Edward George (Sir), 1902-1992; Scott, Thomas Joseph, 1947- Ref: H-711-001/036 Description: 36 copies of cartoons by various cartoonists, reproduced in "Breadwinning. Nerw Zealand Women and the State", Melanie Nolan, Canterbury University Press, 20...