Heath, Eric Walmsley 1923- :[Cartoons on topics of defence, politics, social issues, whimsy, medical issues, pollution, conservationists, trade unions, space exploration, animals, police & crime, Television, farming, sport, war, and transport. 1970-1990s].

Date
1966 - 1990
By
Heath, Eric Walmsley, 1923-
Ref
B-144/146
Description

Subject packets are labelled as follows: Whimsy (2 packets), Medical, Space, Unions, Famines & wars, Pollution, Animals, Politics, NZ Politics, Crime, Police & crime etc, Greenies, Transport, Social comments (2 packets), Sport, Defence, TV, Farming. Individual cartoons follow the same kinds of themes.

Inscriptions: Most cartoons are signed and entitled. Very few are dated.

Heath was staff cartoonist on the "Dominion" from 1966, and most cartoons in this collection were probably prepared for publication in the "Dominion".

Quantity: 19 container(s). 183 drawing(s).

Physical Description: Ink and pencil, on sheets, sizes varying around 400 x 500 mm.

Provenance: Deposited by the artist in 1994.

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Partly restricted - Curator required
Format
19 container(s), 183 drawing(s), Works of art, Ink drawings, Cartoons (Commentary), Caricatures, Ink and pencil, on sheets, sizes varying around 400 x 500 mm.
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There are 183 items in total.
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Date: ca 1980 From: Heath, Eric Walmsley 1923- :[Cartoons on topics of defence, politics, social issues, whimsy, medical issues, pollution, conservationists, trade unions, space exploration, animals, police & crime, Television, farming, sport, war, and transport. 1970-1990s]. By: Heath, Eric Walmsley, 1923- Ref: B-145-529 Description: Comments on Maori tourism, showing foreign visitors pouring into Rotorua's 'living Maori village'. The land posts (pouwhenua) at the gate incorporate Mickey ...
Heath, Eric Walmsley, 1923- :French Army looking for new test site. [12 February 1987].
Date: 1987 From: Heath, Eric Walmsley 1923- :[Cartoons on topics of defence, politics, social issues, whimsy, medical issues, pollution, conservationists, trade unions, space exploration, animals, police & crime, Television, farming, sport, war, and transport. 1970-1990s]. Ref: B-144-062 Description: Shows the marine ecologist Jacques Cousteau in a wetsuit and rubber dinghy, reconnoitring in Wellington Harbour from his boat the "Calypso", while a concerne...
Date: 7.5.1986 From: Heath, Eric Walmsley 1923- :[Cartoons on topics of defence, politics, social issues, whimsy, medical issues, pollution, conservationists, trade unions, space exploration, animals, police & crime, Television, farming, sport, war, and transport. 1970-1990s]. By: Heath, Eric Walmsley, 1923-; Dominion post (Newspaper) Ref: B-145-538 Description: A sign painter is painting 'Egmont Takeaways' on a shop wall. A group of Maori men arrive and glare menacingly at the painter. Quickly he finishes the sign s...
Date: 1973 - 1984 From: Heath, Eric Walmsley 1923- :[Cartoons on topics of defence, politics, social issues, whimsy, medical issues, pollution, conservationists, trade unions, space exploration, animals, police & crime, Television, farming, sport, war, and transport. 1970-1990s]. By: Heath, Eric Walmsley, 1923-; Dominion (Newspaper) Ref: B-145-463/487 Description: Includes cartoons about: massive building demolition; 36 broken toilets arrive for unimpressed plumber; Wellington airport not suitable for gliders; the Mich...
Date: 1987 From: Heath, Eric Walmsley 1923- :[Cartoons on topics of defence, politics, social issues, whimsy, medical issues, pollution, conservationists, trade unions, space exploration, animals, police & crime, Television, farming, sport, war, and transport. 1970-1990s]. Ref: B-145-004 Description: Shows a London racecourse at the end of a race, with a punter with binoculars, wearing top hat and pin-striped trousers, complaining to a sad-looking jockey...
Date: 1989 From: Heath, Eric Walmsley 1923- :[Cartoons on topics of defence, politics, social issues, whimsy, medical issues, pollution, conservationists, trade unions, space exploration, animals, police & crime, Television, farming, sport, war, and transport. 1970-1990s]. By: Heath, Eric Walmsley, 1923-; Dominion (Newspaper) Ref: B-145-827/846 Description: Includes cartoons about: Bolger vs. Lange; 30 M.P's volunteer to have blood tests for a `life in N.Z.' survey; Labour's birthday; an idea to have the Beehive...
Date: 1977 - 1992 From: Heath, Eric Walmsley 1923- :[Cartoons on topics of defence, politics, social issues, whimsy, medical issues, pollution, conservationists, trade unions, space exploration, animals, police & crime, Television, farming, sport, war, and transport. 1970-1990s]. By: Heath, Eric Walmsley, 1923- Ref: B-144-954/963 Description: Includes cartoons about: Camping equipment salesman closing his blinds so that customers think the weather is sunny; Jupiter reads that MPs want churches to...
Date: 1970 - 1992 From: Heath, Eric Walmsley 1923- :[Cartoons on topics of defence, politics, social issues, whimsy, medical issues, pollution, conservationists, trade unions, space exploration, animals, police & crime, Television, farming, sport, war, and transport. 1970-1990s]. By: Heath, Eric Walmsley, 1923- Ref: B-145-107/114 Description: Includes cartoons on: Snowy weather wlecomed by power authorities and ski equipment retailers; the North Island begs the South Island for electricity; privat...
Date: 1990 From: Heath, Eric Walmsley 1923- :[Cartoons on topics of defence, politics, social issues, whimsy, medical issues, pollution, conservationists, trade unions, space exploration, animals, police & crime, Television, farming, sport, war, and transport. 1970-1990s]. Ref: B-144-153 Description: The cartoon is a changed version of an artwork by John Millais. It shows a man, representing a U.K. league scout, pointing across the ocean to another land t...
Date: 1979 From: Heath, Eric Walmsley 1923- :[Cartoons on topics of defence, politics, social issues, whimsy, medical issues, pollution, conservationists, trade unions, space exploration, animals, police & crime, Television, farming, sport, war, and transport. 1970-1990s]. Ref: B-144-096 Description: The cartoon shows supporters watching as a rugby team and a ballet company toss a coin to see who can use the field. Refers to Athletic Park being used for n...