Colvin, Neville Maurice, 1918-1991:The first eleven. [November 1954]
The cartoon shows a cricket team 'The first eleven' who are lined up in front of a scoreboard which gives their names and the number of years they have served. The scoreboard is entitled 'M.P. Old Boys - innings declared closed'. The cricketers are, in fact, M.P.s who are retiring at the 1954 election. From left they are - Thomas Webb, National 11 years; Alfred Murdoch, National 21 years; Walter Broadfoot, National 26 years; Paddy Kearins, Labour 'retired hurt' after 8 years; Robert McKeen, Labour 32 years; Charles Chapman, National 26 years; Robert Semple, Labour 27 years; Charles Bowden, National 11 years; and, Andrew Sutherland, National 12 years; Edward Gordon 16 years, William Bodkin, National 26 years. To the right is the Cricket Pavilion with 'MPOB' painted on it.
Quantity: 1 original cartoon(s).
Physical Description: Ink, Chinese white and blue pencil on card, 445 x 625 mm
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Format: 1 original cartoon(s), Works of art, Ink drawings, Cartoons (Commentary), Ink, Chinese white and blue pencil on card, 445 x 625 mm, Orientation: Horizontal imageSee original record
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