Better Turn Those Glasses Around

Hal Coffman, Artist

This is one of the cartoons in our collection. It was made in pre 1918. The place where it was made is unknown.
Image 492 x 422mm
pen and ink on paper
Black and white pen and ink drawing of a man in a chair labelled 'Average Citizen' with his feet resting on a railing and looking out over the water through binoculars turned the wrong way. A speech bubble above his head says 'That can never get near me'. Over the water is a cloud of smoke forming a head wearing a pickelhaube helmet and labelled 'WAR'. 'Better turn those glasses around' is written at the top of the image.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Gift, 1918.
Collection Type
Permanent collection
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