Heath, Eric Walmsley 1923- :[Cartoons for the "Dominion" concerning the environment and pollution. 1988-1993].

Date
1988 - 1993
By
Heath, Eric Walmsley, 1923-
Ref
B-144-243/265
Description

Includes cartoons on: The destructive effect of aerosol sprays; non-smoking legislation; the greenhouse effect; protesting against environmental hazards and Waihopai (satellite tracking station); French nuclear testers rewarded with a contract for air traffic control system; rubbish piling up on route to Mt Everest; ozone and aerosols; Russell Marshall attends talks to prevent spread of chemical weapons; whales killed both by harpooning or by chemical waste pollution; poisoning of oysters; Antarctica made into a fun park; fishing nets and water pollution are hazards for fish; the destruction of the world and the return of prehistoric creatures; an earthquake destroys New Zealand where all the world's information had been stored for safekeeping; methane gas and milk dumping; the ozone layer; dumping of nerve gas at Johnston Island; the sick world in a hospital bed; the South Sea paradise polluted; the day the world fell through the ozone hole and blew up; vultures follow the Akatsuki Maru (plutonium-carrying ship); a meteorite slams into a plutonium-carrying ship.

Inscriptions: Recto - Signed, but almost all undated, by artist.

Arrangement: Arranged chronologically, according to the dates of "Dominion" clippings in Heath's albums (at E-521/547-q). Those not found in the albums have been given estimated dates.

Quantity: 23 original cartoon(s).

Physical Description: Ink on paper, sizes approximately 350 x 540 mm.

Provenance: Donated by the artist in 1996.

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Part of
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]. / 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].
Format
23 original cartoon(s), Works of art, Ink drawings, Cartoons (Commentary), Ink on paper, sizes approximately 350 x 540 mm., Orientation: Horizontal image
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