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An orange presentation folder of nine letterpress prints of sketches made by Sapper Horace Moore-Jones N.Z.E. at Anzac Cove, 1915. The prints are unframed and mounted on card with printed captions underneath. This folder of prints come from a print run by Mr W.J.Bryce of Moore-Jones' sketches made in circa February 1917. The prints are captioned with the following titles and descriptions:
"ANZAC COVE / The Historic Landing Place of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps, April 25th, 1915."
"TURK ENTRENCHED POSITIONS / Sketch looking North-East, descriptive of the country immediately in front of our Firing Lines."
"THE SPHINX / One of the many Wings of Sairi Bair, honeycombed with dug-outs. A Rest Camp, called by the New Zealand Boys / Wellington Street."
"LOOKING NORTH OVER SHRAPNEL GULLY / Showing the Inner and Outer Lines, Deadman's Ridge, etc., and further North the Trenches on the Sairi Bair Range. / Sketched from Indian Mountain Battery."
"OUTPOSTS Nos. 1, 2, AND 3 / Showing the Trenches winding through the country by which communication was maintained between Walker's Ridge, The Outposts, and Suvla, via Fisherman's Hut."
"THE TERRIBLE COUNTRY TOWARDS SUVLA / Sketched looking North and down from the Heights of Walker's Ridge and Russell's Top, showing the Suvla Bay Landing / Places - B & C Beaches, -Salt Lake, Chocolate Hill, Table Top, and the Village of Biyuk Anafarta, etc."
"THE HISTORIC POSITIONS / Pope's, Quinn's, Courtney's etc. Sketched from the Inner Lines on the Heights above Anzac Cove."
"THE COAST NORTH OF ANZAC COVE / Showing Plugge's Plateau, The Sphinx, Walker's Ridge, and Russell's Top."
Showing Bolton's Hill and the Turk positions at Gaba Tepe, the Olive Grove and Achi Baba."
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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.
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Painting depicting a pilot in a black military aircraft. The bottom of the aircraft shows a string of white numbers and letters that refer to the code printed into a piece of metal retrieved from an American missile dropped on a residential area of Baghdad, Iraq, in March 2003. The missile killed dozens of civilians. The body of the aircraft also features a symbol in a yellow circle, which is Roger Morris' symbol for "the corporate fascist". The red dot refers to a sniper's laser dot and the words "HIT HERE" to targets attacked by the US military. One of the red dots is printed onto the silhouette of a figure. The background of the print is vivid orange. The print is from Morris' 'Enduring Freedom' series, which explores differing version of truth surrounding the September 11, 2001 'terror attacks' in the United States of America.
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Woodcut print of a part of an engine printed in black paint. Text reading "TOO /LATE / utility R. was here. OEO CALLING" is printed on the bottom right hand corner of the artwork. The print is part of Morris' 'Enduring Freedom' series, which explores differing versions of truth surrounding the September 11, 2001 'terror attacks' in the United States of America.
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Mono print depicting the World Trade Center complex, including the Twin Towers, and the legs and torso of a male figure. Four circled X's are depicted on the Twin Towers, indicating possible points of explosion in the foundations and the points of impact of the planes on 11 September 2001. On the left of the image, a box of text taken from a newspaper report is quoted. Artist Roger Morris has also inserted several of his own words. The text reads: "Lieutenant Colonel Eric SCHwar-tz did not see much of Baghdad as his battalion of 60 tanks, bradleys and other armoured vehicles churned along high-way B, rumbling through an industrial and then residen-tial zone not far from the city centre. All he recalled when it was over, were the IRAQI soldiers, artillery batterie, then pick-up trucks mounted with machine guns, and DEBORAHs sweet arse. ... the whip and blast of rock-et propelled grenades, the whipzz of bullets and the firey explosions of cars full, he presumed, with students cramming for April exams but who all unfortunately died under Lt. Col Schwarts' fire." The artwork draws attention to the bombastic nature of reporting around the 'War on Terror'.
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Mono print depicting a figure crouched and cowering. A partially visible man, with only the bottom half of his body depicted, stands over the figure holding a gun. The barrel of the gun is also only partially visible.
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Cartoon commenting on the potential size of post-WWII taxation.
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Mono print depicting a naked figure turned to look at the World Trade Center towers. The figure is scrutinising the buildings that, since the September 11, 2001 attacks, have been the catalyst for large scale world conflict.
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Artwork of etching ink on photographic paper. The upper part of the artwork depicts an aeroplane flying through a grainy sky. The lower part shows a lone figure struggling through a dusty landscape.
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Artwork of etching ink and pencil on exposed photographic paper. The artwork shows two white fields on a black background. The pencil drawings on the field on the left depict one of the World Trade Center Towers. The artwork is a working-drawing in which Morris explores questions surrounding the strength of the Towers' cores and what caused them to collapse on 11 Septemeber 2001.
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Drawing of india ink on exposed photographic paper. The drawing shows a tangled web of lines representing perceptions moving through a rectangular shape which represents one of the World Trade Center towers.
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Artwork from Roger Morris' 'Enduring Freedom' series that features four elements relating to the Global War on Terror. The top element is a hand drawn engine block, referring to 'the might of the military machine'. The next is a silhouette of a tank. The third is a stylised figure. The fourth is the word "OIL". The artwork has been made on the back of a proof poster for the TOWER New Zealand Youth Choir.
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Depiction of the World Trade Center Towers and their foundations. The towers and the surrounding earth are painted black. Two white X's mark the points in the foundation where, according to alternative viewpoints on why the towers collapsed, explosives may have been planted. Two large red X's are also painted on the towers and red paint extends up the length of the towers from the foundations, indicating perhaps both the structural cores of the buildings and the progress of the explosions. Several arrows point to both the explosives in the tower and at two frames printed on the left of the image. The images in the frames are indiscernible but may indicate surveillance, grainy television or night vision images. The artwork features hundreds of small dots, which are used to suggest pixellated media images. The artwork questions who controls information about world events.
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Artwork depicting a machine form that has the alphabet stencilled onto it in white paint. Parts of the alphabet have overpainted in pink spray paint. The artwork has been made on the back of a proof poster for the TOWER New Zealand Youth Choir. The title of the artwork refers to the idea of oil as a religion, dictating and controlling people's actions.
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