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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Blomfield, William, 1866-1938 :A way out of the difficulty. New Zealand Observer, 18 July 1903.
Date: 1903 By: Blomfield, William, 1866-1938; New Zealand observer (Newspaper) Description: Cartoon of Premier Richard Seddon and Chief Justice Sir Robert Stout. The text below the image includes a reference to a cable from Melbourne indicating 'th...
Date: 1894 By: Blomfield, William, 1866-1938; New Zealand observer and free lance (Newspaper) Description: A man is clubbing his wife to death. Meanwhile a clergyman comments on the proposed amendments to the Divorce Law saying that those who God has joined togeth...
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
Date: 1906 By: Blomfield, William, 1866-1938; New Zealand observer (Newspaper) Description: 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 ...
Blomfield, William, 1866-1938 :The session's batch. Prime Minister Massey "Not so bad for a start, eh?" 16 November, 1912
Date: 1912 From: Various artists :Collection of newspaper clippings, photocopies and bromides of cartoons by various cartoonists By: Blomfield, William, 1866-1938; New Zealand observer (Newspaper) Description: 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...
Date: 1936 By: Blomfield, William, 1866-1938; New Zealand observer (Newspaper) Description: Shows Jean Batten, aviator, smiling as she flies, wings outstretched, towards a kiwi which has removed its hat and is shouting 'Bravo, Jean!'. Refers to the ...
Date: 1936 By: Blomfield, William, 1866-1938; New Zealand observer (Newspaper) Description: Shows union leaders demonstrating outside a pub with a banner that says 'No Saturday morning shopping'. 'Union leaders in Auckland are endeavouring to dissua...
Date: 1897 From: Various artists :Collection of newspaper clippings, photocopies and bromides of cartoons by various cartoonists By: Blomfield, William, 1866-1938; New Zealand observer (Newspaper) Description: An old maori wearing a moko standing within a small fenced-off area labelled 'native land' disputes with the Archdeacon. Behind them is a large area fenced o...
Date: 1908 From: Various artists :Collection of newspaper clippings, photocopies and bromides of cartoons by various cartoonists By: Blomfield, William, 1866-1938; New Zealand observer (Newspaper) Description: New Zealand prime minister Joseph Ward doffs his hat to opposition leader William Massey who is holding up a scarecrow representing a farmer from the Farmers...
Blomfield, William, 1866-1938 :Contempt. A study in reciprocity. New Zealand Observer, p.15, 18 December 1908
Date: 1908 From: Various artists :Collection of newspaper clippings, photocopies and bromides of cartoons by various cartoonists By: Blomfield, William, 1866-1938; New Zealand observer (Newspaper) Description: A young Maori dandy and an elderly Maori man, who is sitting outside his whare wrapped in his blanket, show the same contempt for each other as their dogs do...
Date: 1899 By: Blomfield, William, 1866-1938; New Zealand observer and free lance (Newspaper) Description: Premier of New Zealand Richard Seddon is out walking with his new girlfriend 'Gothenburg system' while Miss Prohibition watches from behind a tree. Extended...