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Cartoon about various animals and people taking the credit for the woollen jersey Field Marshal Montgomery was photographed wearing in Cairo during WWII.
Accession No
A95.918

Name/Title
Cartoon depicting Hitler and several German officers along with a Japanese ally under seige in a bunker.
Accession No
A95.893

Cartoon depicting a military figure demanding operational silence from a farmer over dairy accounts.
Accession No
A95.912

Lithograph depicting a Greek belly amphora decorated with scenes relating to the Taranaki Wars (1860-1866) and Tītokowaru's War (June 1868 to March 1869). All the figures represented on the amphora are in Greek style. The main frieze on the body of the amphora shows Riwha Tītokowaru sitting on a tree stump while prodding the embers of a fire with a stick. He is wearing a hat and chequered blanket. He is framed by two ponga trees. A bird with wings depicted as stylised eyes sits in the tree behind Tītokowaru. Behind that tree another Greek vase sits on the ground holding a tewhatewha and a cross. A taniwha figure is pictured in front of the opposite ponga tree. The friezes above the central image show settlers arriving on ships and pulling carts in convoy, a line of sheep and Mount Taranaki. The friezes below the central image show more processions of settlers arriving with carts and goods.
Accession No
PA2012.029

Lithograph depicting Te Whiti and Tītokowaru discussing the question, 'what is peace?'. Both men are represented in a Greek style. Te Whiti is wearing a cloak and hat and is holding a taiaha. Tītokowaru is wearing a chequered blanket and is holding a tewhatewha. His hat is resting against his seat. Both men are bent over a small table and are gesturing with one hand. On the left of the image a statue of Captain Cook is camouflaged in a tree, possibly a rata. Another tree, also possibly a rata, is visible on the right of the image. Vegetation including ferns is depicted in the foreground and middleground. Mount Taranaki dominates the background.
Accession No
PA2012.030

Name/Title
Lithograph depicting four Greek neck and belly amphora vases decorated with various scenes relating to the Taranaki Wars (1860-1866) and Tītokowaru's War (June 1868 to March 1869). The vases are individually titled and all the figures are depicted in a Greek style. The vase depicted top left is titled "Neck Amphora by the Confiscation Painter, 1865-66, Side A: Teatime in Taranaki" and shows a settler family seated at a table eating a meal in a wooden hut. A dog sits begging for food at their feet. Part of Mount Taranaki is visible through the hut window. A figure wearing a lion skin is depicted digging on the neck of the vase. The vase depicted top right is titled "Neck Amphora by the Confiscation Painter, 1865-66, Side B: The Lost Harvest", which shows several figures on horseback brandishing weapons. A whare [Māori house] is burning behind them. Several figures are running away from the fire. A cabbage tree and other vegetation is visible in the foreground of the vase's body. A figure wearing a lion skin is looking through a surveying tool on the neck of the amphora. The vase depicted lower left is titled "Belly Amphora by the Provocation Painter 1868-69, Side A: The Burning Homestead" and shows a woman mourning over the body of a man. Two figures stand watching with their arms around each other. Two other figures carrying weapons are running from the scene. A burning hut is depicted on the neck of the amphora. The vase depicted lower right is titled "Belly Amphora by the Provocation Painter, 1868-69, Side B: Titokowaru waits" and shows Māori fortifications including trenches and wooden palisading. A tree and ferns are depicted on the left side of the vase. A small bird sits in the tree. Three figures with bird bodies and holding musical instruments are depicted on the neck of the amphora.
Accession No
PA2012.028

Cartoon commenting on the possibilities within New Zealand politics if people followed the precedent of a New Zealand Navy seaman who gave the V sign to Mr Churchill and was rewarded with his cigar.
Accession No
A95.880

Name/Title
Cartoon depicting an arm sporting the Nazi Party's swastika emblem holding a white flag aloft towards dark clouds in the sky. Refers to the German surrender of early May 1945 at the end of WWII.
Accession No
A95.914

Cartoon depicting a Japanese military figure kicking an Allied figure in the rear as they hover over a collection of small islands that have smoke rising from them. The blades of a number of swords are visible in the lower left of the image.
Accession No
A95.913

Cartoon depicting a sinking ship and bomber aircraft on the right hand side of the image. In the foreground a hat with Japanese writing floats in the water. Plumes of smoke can be seen in the upper left of the image. Cartoon dated 7 December 1944, the third anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbour.
Accession No
A95.911

Cartoon commenting on the potential size of post-WWII taxation.
Accession No
A95.909

Cartoon depicting a husband and wife sitting at home in front of the fire. The husband is reading a newspaper article about the Battle of the Somme and a war scene in a 'thought bubble' can be seen above the fireplace.
Accession No
A95.908

Cartoon depicting a figure (possibly Winston Churchill) standing in front of a brick wall - presumably the Berlin Wall - under a German sign looking nervously at the shadows of two armed soldiers approaching.
Accession No
A95.907

Name/Title
Cartoon referencing German conscription policies for the army.
Accession No
A95.905

Cartoon depicting Hitler being knocked about by the war then finding "a comforting hand at last" - the hand of the Devil.
Accession No
A95.892

Cartoon depicting a group of people sprinting to cross a finish line held by a member of the Army and a member of the Airforce. The line is labelled with '£40,000,000'. A Navy seaman is holding a stop watch behind the finishing line.
Accession No
A95.891

Cartoon referencing the liberation of Paris by the Allied forces. Cartoon depicts lines of troops marching through the Arch de Triomphe with the street lined by crowds waving flags and throwing flowers.
Accession No
A95.889

Cartoon depicting General George Smith Patton, Jr standing next to a tank, which has halted in front of a sign for Warsaw, calling Stalin on the telephone and asking if Stalin wants to meet him there or if he should continue his military advance towards Russia.
Accession No
A95.885

Cartoon commenting on the changing allegiances of Bulgaria, Romania and Italy during World War II.
Accession No
A95.883

Cartoon referencing the liberation of Eerde in the Netherlands by Allied Forces around 18 September 1944.
Accession No
A95.882

Cartoon depicting literal interpretations of WWII newspaper headlines.
Accession No
A95.904

Cartoon depicting an open book headed up "History of the War", asking what the fourth year of WWII has in store.
Accession No
A95.903

Cartoon of a wreath laid over a helmet and bayonnet in barren terrain with barbed wire. Spent bullet cartridges visible lower left. Commemorating Armistice Day of WWI, drawn 26 years after the signing of an armistice agreement between the Allies and Germany on 11 November 1918.
Accession No
A95.902

Name/Title
Cartoon commenting on the monetary cost of WWII.
Accession No
A95.899

Cartoon commenting on the lifting of the blackout in London and continued bombing in Germany.
Accession No
A95.898
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