Cartoon, Inspector Sinclair

Simmons, Noel F
Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Public Domain
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Brief Description
The cartoon shows a man in a drainpipe. Underneath is written: Inspector Sinclair inspects a drain-pipe in the earthquake area after one glass of parsnip wine.

Ernest Sinclair was a Health Inspector who was sent to Napier after 3 February 1931 Hawke's Bay earthquake. Noel Simmons was his work colleague and friend.

Artist, Noel F Simmons, Napier.
Date, post 3 February 1931.
Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Drawn on card with black ink and pencil.
Height x Width: 100 x 152mm
Subject person
Subject period
Subject date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 19651
Credit line
gifted by Brian Sherborne
Other number(s)
2015/31/2, 19651, 92369
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