Insanity (Law)

Insanity, Lunacy (Law), Mental illness - Law and legislation, Mentally ill - Legal status, laws, etc.
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Date: 1950 - 1960 By: Mayne, William Thomas, 1910-1988 Ref: A-386/388 Description: The majority of Tom Mayne's cartoons are concerned with the day-to-day events for ordinary Christchurch people in the 1950s and 1960s. Many are about the vag...
Date: 1735 - 1763 From: Hogarth, William 1697-1764 :The original works of William Hogarth. London, sold by John and Josiah Boydell, 1790 Ref: D-020-036 Description: The scene shows Tom in Bedlam (a lunatic asylum, originally called Bethlehem but later shortened). Several types of lunatics are represented. Each of these r...
Date: 1875 - 1876 From: Various artists :[Illustrations from Knights edition of Shakespeare 1873-6; illustrations on steel from pictures]. London, Virtue & Co Limited [1875-1876] By: Hughes, Arthur, 1832-1915; Cousen, Charles, 1819?-1889 Ref: A-054-036 Description: Shows a scene from Shakespeare's "Hamlet". Ophelia sits on a crved tree trunk on the bank of a river picking flowers. A bat flies along the river surface at ...
Date: 1979 From: Batchelor, Mary Dorothy, 1927-2009 : Papers Ref: 77-132-18/11 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1940s By: Crowe, Nancy, active 2005 Ref: PAColl-8732 Description: Photographs of Edward Lionel Terry while he was in Seacliff psychiatric facility, ca 1940s. Source of title - Title supplied by Library Arrangement: A Copy...
Date: 1983 From: Bromhead, Peter, 1933-:[Folder of original cartoons, concerning issues to do with nuclear power and weapons, published in the Auckland Star between 22 October 1981 and 10 December 1985]. Ref: A-305-205 Description: Uncle Sam and a soldier representing Russia playing a game of Leapfrog in order to get ahead in the arms race. Uncle Sam is leaping over the unhappy Russian ...
Winter, Mark 1958- :Apocalapsed - misjudgement day. 23 May 2011
Date: 2011 From: Winter, Mark, 1958- :[Digital cartoons published in the Southland Times and other papers] By: Southland times (Newspaper) Ref: DCDL-0017902 Description: Text reads 'Misjudgement day' and the image shows the word 'APOCALAPSED' above someone holding a banner that reads 'The end is still nigh!' and includes a da...
Date: [ca.1940s] By: Terry, Edward Lionel, 1873-1952 Ref: MS-Papers-8651 Description: Contains 14 poems by Terry written while serving time in Seacliff Psychiatric Hospital Quantity: 1 folder(s). 0.01 Linear Metres. Physical Description: Mss...
Date: 4 Oct 1869-11 Jan 1870, 2008 From: Donaldson, Marsha Penelope, 1945- : Research papers and transcripts By: Morris, John Richard, 1831-1909 Ref: MS-Papers-9143 Description: Diary kept by Morris aboard the `City of Dunedin' on its voyage from London to Port Chalmers. It includes some entries by his wife Marina (`Min') These are ...
Date: 1984 - 1990 From: Hodgson, Trace, 1958- :[Original cartoons drawn 1980-1990, mainly for periodical publications]. Ref: C-136-032 Description: Shows a prisoner clutching the bars of his cell, wearing prison uniform. Quantity: 1 original cartoon(s). Physical Description: Ink and letratone, on sheet...
"If you want to beat your murder rap, we need to prove you're insane." "Like Annette King said, it was the sun and the moon that made me go berserk!" 'Nutty as a sack of cashews'... 1 February, 2008
Date: 2008 From: Moreu, Michael, 1969-: [Digital cartoons published in the Christchurch Press and Fairfax Media] Ref: DCDL-0005262 Description: Shows a lawyer talking to his client who is behind bars. The lawyer says that if his client wants to beat the murder rap he will have to prove insane. The mu...
Date: 1905-1906, 1912-1914, 1935, 1965 By: Terry, Edward Lionel, 1873-1952 Ref: MS-Group-1434 Description: Includes sketches and poems by Terry written while he was in Seacliff psychiatric facility. There are also photographs of Terry and Seacliff and newspaper c...
Date: 1898-1922 By: Arnold, Edwin, 1845-1924; Mawson, Sue, active 2002 Ref: MS-Papers-7237 Description: The papers include correspondence with government ministers and prison officials relating to the administration of prisons, suggested reforms and the cases o...
Date: 1926-1944 From: New Zealand Alliance : Records Ref: 77-206-03/22 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s).
From: Hubbard, James, 1949- :Cartoons entered in the 1993 Qantas Media Awards Ref: J-026-029 Description: Shows a crazed man chained and bound on a table in a dark cell. Refers to some of New Zealand's political and sporting events in 1993. Quantity: 1 cartoon ...
Date: 2 May 2011 From: Body, Guy Keverne, 1967-:Original cartoons. 1986-2011 Ref: A-453-401 Description: The new ACT leader Don Brash and the deposed leader Rodney Hide are both chained up in a padded cell. Both appear to have lost touch with reality. Don Brash ...
'Is Tim parking mad?' 'ZERO FEES'. 21 August, 2008
Date: 2008 From: Winter, Mark, 1958- :[Digital cartoons published in the Southland Times and other papers] Ref: DCDL-0007415 Description: Shows the Mayor of Invercargill, Tim Shadbolt, grinning in his characteristic way as he stands in front of two parking metres. He has intervened in a row in ...
Fletcher, David 1952- :"I'm pretty sure the leader left me off the party list because he saw me as a threat!" ... 30 August 2011
Date: 2011 From: Fletcher, David, 1952- :Digital cartoons By: Dominion post (Newspaper) Ref: DCDL-0018698 Description: 'The Politician' cartoon strip. The minister tells his aide that he is 'pretty sure the leader left [him] off the party list because he saw [him] as a threat...
Zimbabwe. From Africa's bread basket... to basket case... 10 April, 2007
Date: 2007 From: Scott, Thomas, 1947- :[Digital cartoons published in the Dominion Post] Ref: DCDL-0003171 Description: The cartoon shows one basket full of loaves of bread and a second basket which holds the head of President Mugabe. The second basket is surrounded by a dog's...
US and Iraq headed for war? "Doesn't drink, religeous fanatic, believes he's going straight to heaven, no matter what, poor grasp of English. I don't blame people for not wanting him to have nuclear weapons..." "I know, and the Iranian president is just as bad..." 1 October, 2007
Date: 2007 From: Scott, Thomas, 1947- :[Digital cartoons published in the Dominion Post] Ref: DCDL-0004065 Description: Two men sit in a pub with drinks discussing a newspaper headline that suggests the United States and Iran are headed for war. One of them lists characteristi...