Cold War

Here are entered works on the post World War II rivalry between western capitalist nations led by the United States and eastern communist nations led by the Soviet Union.

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Date: 1961 From: Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Archive of original cartoons for the Evening Post and Sports Post, 1941 to 1988] Ref: B-137-383 Description: Centre image is Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev shouting "And now 50 megatons!" Behind him a whole forest of mushroom clouds rise into the sky. In the backgr...
Date: 1963 From: Henderson, George Duncan, 1911?-1985:[Collection of cartoons by George Henderson (Hen). 1961-1984] By: Taranaki daily news (Newspaper) Ref: A-445-017 Description: Shows a very tall structure at the top of which is a crane that is lifting building materials up. The top represents 'world peace'. Three men 'the big three'...
Date: 1963 From: Henderson, George Duncan, 1911?-1985:[Collection of cartoons by George Henderson (Hen). 1961-1984] By: Taranaki daily news (Newspaper) Ref: A-445-014 Description: Shows American President John F Kennedy and Russian leader Nikita Khrushchev stretching the two ends of a hotline telephone cable around the world. Context: ...
Date: 1955 From: Mayne, William Thomas, 1910-1988 :490 original cartoons published in the Christchurch Star Sun and the Christchurch Star Sun Sports between 1954 and 1962. Ref: A-386-029 Description: Shows French Prime Minister Edgar Faure, Soviet Union Premier Nikolai Bulganin, United States President Dwight Eisenhower and British Prime Minister Anthony ...
Date: 1950 - 1969 From: Mayne, William Thomas, 1910-1988 :490 original cartoons published in the Christchurch Star Sun and the Christchurch Star Sun Sports between 1954 and 1962. Ref: A-387-209 Description: Shows a family eating a meal labelled 'peace'. The family are labelled 'All the ordinary families of the world.' Their food has been prepared in 'Ma's kitche...
Date: 1963 From: Henderson, George Duncan, 1911?-1985:[Collection of cartoons by George Henderson (Hen). 1961-1984] By: Taranaki daily news (Newspaper) Ref: A-445-007 Description: Shows Russian President Khrushchev marching off across the ice after having painted a number of warheads to look like seals. Context: Follows the Cuban missi...
Date: 1976 From: Various artists :Collection of newspaper clippings, photocopies and bromides of cartoons by various cartoonists By: Listener (Periodical) Ref: A-312-4-004 Description: New Zealand prime minister Rob Muldoon and British prime minister Maggie Thatcher are cuddling up together in their movie seats, while New Zealand Labour Par...
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: 1961 From: Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Archive of original cartoons for the Evening Post and Sports Post, 1941 to 1988] Ref: B-137-384 Description: A man sits despondently holding a newspaper which has a headline reading,"Tanks and troops deployed on border." His wife announces gaily as she puts on her g...
Date: 1986 - 1989 From: Hodgson, Trace, 1958- :[Twenty-four drawings and cartoons published in the Dominion Sunday Times and the New Zealand Listener ca 1976 to 1989] Ref: B-056-021 Description: An American general, seated in front of a console, while many rockets are launched on the screens in front of him. He appears to have triggered a major attac...
Date: 1981-2008 From: Wilson, Derek, 1922- : Further papers Ref: Series-5627 Description: Contains copies of Derek Wilson's letters to the editors of newspapers, magazines and other media. Original order has been retained. Some folders contain chr...
Date: 1976 From: Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Archive of original cartoons for the Evening Post and Sports Post, 1941 to 1988] By: Evening Post (Wellington, N.Z.); Lodge, Nevile Sidney, 1918-1989 Ref: B-135-037 Description: This unfinished and undated cartoon has a little boat with a huge gun and the man on board is aiming it at a Japanese? fishing boat. The three people on boa...
Date: 1950 - 1969 From: Mayne, William Thomas, 1910-1988 :490 original cartoons published in the Christchurch Star Sun and the Christchurch Star Sun Sports between 1954 and 1962. Ref: A-387-213 Description: Shows United States President Dwight Eisenhower and Soviet Union leader Nikita Khrushchev sitting on top of a giant globe which is split down the middle. Ei...
Date: 1950 - 1969 From: Mayne, William Thomas, 1910-1988 :490 original cartoons published in the Christchurch Star Sun and the Christchurch Star Sun Sports between 1954 and 1962. Ref: A-387-215 Description: Shows a middle-aged couple with globes for heads receiving atomic bombs from Mars, the God of War. The man is holding bombs and the woman is holding a sign w...
Date: [1956] From: Mayne, William Thomas, 1910-1988 :490 original cartoons published in the Christchurch Star Sun and the Christchurch Star Sun Sports between 1954 and 1962. Ref: A-386-107 Description: Shows two men leaving for Russia carrying a box of door knobs, as two other men look on. The cartoon reads 'Russia places an order with Britain for [GBP]1,00...
Date: 1958 From: Mayne, William Thomas, 1910-1988 :490 original cartoons published in the Christchurch Star Sun and the Christchurch Star Sun Sports between 1954 and 1962. Ref: A-386-164 Description: Shows three frames illustrating unrelated topics. The first frame is titled 'Thousand million to one, against satellites colliding'. It shows President of th...
Date: 1967 - 1969 By: Taylor, Alan, 1933-2016; Rennie, Heughan Bassett, 1945- Ref: A-341-051 Description: Shows a skeletal figure in military uniform holding an H-bomb in its left hand, and perched on a tiny globe. Originally designed for publication in "Focus" ...
Date: 1950 - 1969 From: Mayne, William Thomas, 1910-1988 :490 original cartoons published in the Christchurch Star Sun and the Christchurch Star Sun Sports between 1954 and 1962. Ref: A-387-218 Description: Shows an elderly couple discussing the newspaper headline 'Soviet chief says their missiles can reach anywhere'. They both have a worried expression on their...
Date: 1957 - 1958 From: Mayne, William Thomas, 1910-1988 :490 original cartoons published in the Christchurch Star Sun and the Christchurch Star Sun Sports between 1954 and 1962. Ref: A-387-096 Description: Shows three frames illustrating unrelated topics. The first frame is titled 'Yes! Things are only middling... in the muddle... in the 'Meddle' East.' It show...
Date: 1986 - 1989 From: Hodgson, Trace, 1958- :[Twenty-four drawings and cartoons published in the Dominion Sunday Times and the New Zealand Listener ca 1976 to 1989] Ref: B-056-022 Description: The globe, shattered after a nuclear holocaust, with a voice emerging from one of the holes blasted in it. The speaker is wondering if it is safe to emerge,...