Practical jokes

Pranks
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Date: 1960 - 1969 From: [Posters of around A3 size about industrial safety, safety in the workplace. ca 1950-1979] Ref: Eph-C-SAFETY-Work-1960s-06 Description: Poster shows an illustration of two men, one absorbed in his work operating machinery, with eye goggles. The other stands behind him wearing schoolboy unifor...
"Girl shortly to be married", and, Greek vases, Invercargill
Date: 1970 From: Westra, Ans, 1936-: Photographs Ref: AW-0136 Description: Frames 1 to 6 show a young girl in Invercargill tied to a lamp-post before her marriage, a prank played by co-workers (wedding tradition in some places). Fra...
Date: 1814 From: Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878 :Caricatures and cartoons, 1811-1816 By: Williams, Charles, active 1797-1830 Ref: B-021-021 Description: Illustration to an account of a practical joke said to have been played at Petworth on one `Mr D-', a parson, who was heard to make an assignation for the n...
Date: 1860 - 1870 From: Pope, James Henry 1837-1913 :Scrap book [1860s] Ref: E-043-q-156 Description: Cartoon at the top entitled `Statuesque' shows a group of young women looking at a young man posing on a pedestal as though a statue. Through an open door co...
Date: 1986 From: Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Archive of original cartoons for the Evening Post and Sports Post, 1941 to 1988] By: Lodge, Nevile Sidney, 1918-1989; Evening Post (Wellington, N.Z.) Ref: B-136-391 Description: Shows a family standing outside a door and being ushered through by Roger Douglas. He is welcoming them to the new year, but is about to play a trick on them...
"I had a crap holiday and now I'm back at work.. I'm not happy... Next..." New Zealand Doctor, 3 February 2005
Date: 2005 From: Walker, Malcolm, 1950- :Digital cartoons Ref: DCDL-0009115 Description: "Just Practising" cartoon strip. Shows Doctor Hal saying how he had a bad holiday and now he's back at work. He is not happy so to cheer himself up he has se...
Walker, Malcolm, 1950- :Rio Tinto. 2 April 2013
Date: 2013 From: Walker, Malcolm, 1950- :Digital cartoons By: Dominion post (Newspaper) Ref: DCDL-0024442 Description: Shows a Rio Tinto executive sitting in a chair, drinking champagne. John Key looks cautiously into the room through a door which has been booby-trapped with ...
BUILDING QUALIFICATIONS... Progressive Building, 21 May 2003
Date: 2003 From: Walker, Malcolm, 1950- :Digital cartoons Ref: DCDL-0009176 Description: Shows a series of certificates on a wall for building qualifications in cursing, practical joking, roof shout facilitator, chainsaw joinery, subbie wrangling...
Winter, Mark 1958- :[The blame game]. 10 December 2012
Date: 2012 From: Winter, Mark, 1958- :[Digital cartoons published in the Southland Times and other papers] By: Southland times (Newspaper) Ref: DCDL-0023636 Description: Fingers point in all directions around the words, 'Apportioning blame?' and the names of people and things that may have played a role in the suicide of hosp...
Invergiggle [B] 5 September 2009
Date: 2009 From: Winter, Mark, 1958- :[Digital cartoons published in the Southland Times and other papers] Ref: DCDL-0012230 Description: Cartoon shows the name 'Invercargill' festooned with balloons and scarves and a Punch's hat on the final 'e'. Text takes the mickey out of the City Council b...
Procession of university students
Date: 1950-1950 From: Evening post (Newspaper. 1865-2002) :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper Ref: 114/145/10-G Description: University students, possibly medical students, on a float in a procession through Wellington streets. They are hosing bystanders with water and a sign reads...
Invergiggle [A] 5 September 2009
Date: 2009 From: Winter, Mark, 1958- :[Digital cartoons published in the Southland Times and other papers] Ref: DCDL-0012229 Description: Cartoon shows the name 'Invercargill' festooned with balloons and scarves and a Punch's hat on the final 'e'. Text takes the mickey out of the City Council b...
Evans, Malcolm Paul, 1945- :Radicalised. 12 February 2014
Date: 2014 From: Evans, Malcolm Paul, 1945- :Digital cartoons Ref: DCDL-0027386 Description: Cartoon shows a boy telling a friend that Prime Minister John Key is worried about people getting radicalised, and asks his friend what that means. The frien...
Bromhead, Peter, 1933-:'Trick or treat?' 1 November 2012
Date: 2012 From: Bromhead, Peter, 1933- :Digital cartoons By: Marlborough Express (Newspaper) Ref: DCDL-0023291 Description: A man dressed as a ghost representing Air New Zealand holds a sign that says 'Beastham' and says 'Trick or Treat. A man wearing a shirt that says 'Blenheim' ...
Winter, Mark 1958- :[Queen's English mate]. 7 December 2012
Date: 2012 From: Winter, Mark, 1958- :[Digital cartoons published in the Southland Times and other papers] By: Southland times (Newspaper) Ref: DCDL-0023583 Description: Two cartoons commenting on the prank call by Australian radio hosts impersonating Queen Elizabeth II, asking hospital staff about the condition of Catherine...
"Girl shortly to be married", Invercargill, 1970
Date: 1970 From: Westra, Ans, 1936-: Photographs Ref: AW-0137 Description: All frames show a young girl in Invercargill tied to a lamp-post before her marriage, a prank played by co-workers (wedding tradition in some places). Unless...