Scales, Sid, 1916-2003 :"Another telegram from Mr Ordia, Sir!" Feb 4, 1977


Shows Rob Muldoon standing on the edge of a highway that has suddenly stopped. A boy on a bicycle races towards him with an urgent telgram delivery. The bridge is labelled 'National Government's "building bridges" over racist sport', and the accompanying news quote reads: 'Because of a faux pas by the Ministry of Works on State Highway 1 in Northland, the Government now owns a "bridge to nowhere..."'

Nigerian Abraham Ordia was the driving force behind sporting boycotts aimed at ending apartheid in South Africa

Inscriptions: Recto - bottom right - Sid Scales

Quantity: 1 original cartoon(s).

Physical Description: Ink and crayon on paper, 280 x 380 mm

Provenance: Donated by Sid Scales in 1998

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Scales, Sid, 1916-2003 :[Political cartoons featuring Robert Muldoon and the Muldoon era. Published in the Otago Daily Times, 1977]
1 original cartoon(s), Works of art, Ink and crayon on paper, 280 x 380 mm, Orientation: Horizontal image
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