Story: Blake, Peter James

Cartoon tribute

Cartoon tribute

Following the untimely death of Peter Blake in Brazil, this cartoon by Malcolm Walker was published in an Auckland newspaper, the Sunday News. The red sock at half mast recalls Blake’s greatest triumph in the minds of many New Zealanders: winning the America’s Cup.

Using this item

Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: DCDL-0009273
Cartoon by Malcolm Walker

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

How to cite this page:

Stephanie Gibson. 'Blake, Peter James', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2010. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 May 2024)