Caricatures

Caricature

Cartoons that portray in a critical or facetious way a real individual or group, or a figure representing a social, political, ethnic, or racial type. The effect is usually achieved through distortion or exaggeration of the features or form.

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Scott, Thomas 1947- :Why was the MP leaving a meeting at 2.30 in the morning? Why didn't he take a taxi? Why had his secretary been drinking? - There is not enough accountability in politics. I demand a full enquiry ... [9 August 1993].
Date: 1993 Ref: H-152-006 Description: Shows Winston Peters at the left, asking probing questions about an incident which actually involved himself. He explains to his assistant that it is hard fo...
Palethorpe, Arthur L, fl 1870s :Accomodating Relations. New Zealand Punch, Wellington, November 1, 1879.
Date: 1879 By: New Zealand punch (Wellington, N.Z.) Ref: H-693-011 Description: Prime Minister John Hall dressed as a pawnbroker wearing seven hats and carrying a heavy bag (of pledges?) Other Titles - J. HALL. PAWNBROKER. J. Hall. Pled...
Date: 1973 From: Various cartoonists :Cartoons from the New Zealand News, 1970s Ref: A-297-120 Description: The French president Georges Pompidou makes a wish as he opens a bottle with a skeleton in it. In May 1973 Australia and New Zealand took legal action again...
Webb, Murray :Wayne Rooney. 24 June 2004.
Date: 2004 Ref: DX-001-821 Description: Caricature of English football player Wayne Rooney. Quantity: 1 digital image(s).
Michael Cullen. 6 May, 2007.
Date: 2007 Ref: DCDL-0003311 Description: Caricature of Michael Cullen, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance. He is shown smiling broadly and holding a cup of tea and a plate of cake. Quant...
Webb, Murray, 1947- : Mahmoud Abbas [ca 15 Novemeber 2004]
Date: 2004 Ref: DX-001-939 Description: Caricature of newly elected chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organisation, Mahmoud Abbas, with bullets flying around his head. When leader of the Palest...
Date: 1988 Ref: A-289-048 Description: Shows a scene based on the characters of the television series "Blackadder III", with Blackadder as a butler to the Prince Regent. Shows prime minister David...
Date: 1993 By: Evening Post (Wellington, N.Z.) Ref: A-299-067 Description: Shows Mike Moore as a sad dog. A group of Labour Party colleagues are urging one of their number to inject Moore. The man with the syringe is covering up h...
Date: 1977 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-135-128 Description: This cartoon is set in a car assembly plant. Workers (some Polynesian) are filing into a room for staff retraining as there isn't enough work for them in the...
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-135-010 Description: This cartoon is set in a family living room after a burglary in which the television has been stolen and there is a broken window. Two police officers are in...