Kōrero: Constitution

'King Dick', around 1900

'King Dick', around 1900

Premier Richard Seddon, who was nicknamed 'King Dick', exemplified a tendency towards authoritarian government in New Zealand in the 19th century. This watercolour caricature of Seddon illustrates his commanding presence and stature.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: A-122-002
Watercolour by A. Vyvyan Hunt

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.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Matthew Palmer, 'Constitution - The rise and bridling of executive power', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/35919/king-dick-around-1900 (accessed 3 June 2020)

He kōrero nā Matthew Palmer, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012