Heath, Eric Walmsley 1923-:Excuse me, Comrade, which way to Moscow? The Dominion, 7 March 1980.

Heath, Eric Walmsley 1923-:Excuse me, Comrade, which way to Moscow? The Dominion, 7 March 1980.
Date
1980
By
Heath, Eric Walmsley, 1923-; Dominion (Newspaper)
Ref
B-157-043
Description

A stream of refugees are heading away from two Soviet tanks. Above the smoke of bombardment three aricraft can be seen. A man holding an Olympic flag and clutching a bursting suitcase enquires of the driver of the tank looming over him, 'Which way to Moscow?'. At the top of the cartoon is written '130,000 flee Soviet attack'. Soviet Russia invaded Afghanistan on 24 December 1979. Despite protest boycotts, the Olympic Games opened in Moscow on 19 July 1980.

Exhibited in 'Fun & Games - New Zealand Cartoon Perspectives on the Olympics 1952-2000 (Exhibition)'

Quantity: 1 original cartoon(s).

Physical Description: Black ink and crayon 348 x 490 mm.

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Various cartoonists :Eleven cartoons by Eric Heath and five by Nevile Lodge on the 1980 Olympics held in Moscow.
Format
1 original cartoon(s), Works of art, Ink drawings, Cartoons (Commentary), Black ink and crayon 348 x 490 mm.
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Heath, Eric Walmsley, 1923-. Heath, Eric Walmsley 1923-:Excuse me, Comrade, which way to Moscow? The Dominion, 7 March 1980.. Various cartoonists :Eleven cartoons by Eric Heath and five by Nevile Lodge on the 1980 Olympics held in Moscow.. Ref: B-157-043. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/23035968

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