Forsyth, James, -1896: With the unemployed; supplement to Evening Press, June 6th, 1891.

Forsyth, James, -1896: With the unemployed; supplement to Evening Press, June 6th, 1891.
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Date
1891
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Forsyth, James, -1896; Evening press (Wellington, N.Z.)
Ref
Eph-C-EMPLOYMENT-1891-01
Description

Shows 7 small scenes, entitled: (1) The start, (2)Public hall Pahiatua 12.30 am, (3) On the road; 3 miles of slush, glue and water, (4)'The Corner" as seen from No. 10 Gang's fire, (5) Our camp at Poverty Flat, (6) Joe packing flour, (7) Archie, a cool costume. N.B. The kilt is a blanket.

The identity of artist Mr Forsyth is unknown at this time. This sheet was issued separately and along with a single-sheet text supplement to the issue of the Evening Press" 6 June 1891. The supplement's text included a fiction story and other chatty text items, but no mention of the Unemployed subject. In the issue for 6 June itself, was a short paragraph about Unemployment in the column "The Labour Interest", a column initiated and announced as a regular feature around ten days prior to 6 June, as labour issues had been growing in importance. The following month, the Woodville Examiner, 15 July 1891, page 2 printed a letter from a member of the Unemployed at the Pahiatua camp.

Inscriptions: Most sketches signed: Forsyth; Recto - bottom right - Evening Press Litho.

Quantity: 1 b&w art print(s).

Physical Description: Lithograph, 505 x 323 mm.

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Format
1 b&w art print(s), Ephemera, Lithographs, Cartoons (Commentary), Book illustrations, Lithograph, 505 x 323 mm., Orientation: Vertical image
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