CodeGB/BCA/5221
Dates1856-1925
Person NameMassey; William Ferguson (1856-1925)
SurnameMassey
ForenamesWilliam Ferguson
Catalogue
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LSE3841Massey's description of the Cabinet. Joe: "Well, Bill, what d'yer think of my stud book?"David Low (1891-1963)18 Feb 1909LSE3841.jpg 
LSE4050Slow poison. "No, he ain't growin' bigger, sir, though I've given him plenty of Massey pap." "Bigger! Why, dash it! he's growin' smaller!"David Low (1891-1963)24 May 1911LSE4050.jpg 
LSE3823The Massey presentation. It having been proposed to make Opposition Leader Massey a presentation, herein behold a Procession of Fats depositing the widows' mites they have madeDavid Low (1891-1963)04 Feb 1909LSE3823.jpg 
LSE3906Massey's dream. Reported that a number of good cheques are being received for the Massey presentation. - Daily paper. W.F.M.: "Do I dream? Or is visions about?"David Low (1891-1963)29 Apr 1909LSE3906.jpg 
LSE3960"Dahn" Fisher's capture. M.P. Fisher has definitely thrown in his lot with the Opposition. - Daily paper. Spider Massei: "the way into my parlor is up a winding stari, and there's a pretty thing called office if we both get there!" Fly Fisha: "I do not like your winding stair, but it's my only chance, I fear!"David Low (1891-1963)24 Jun 1909LSE3960.jpg 
LSE0108The Opposition Dilemma. Massey's party is melting away - Daily paper. Massey: "I say, boys, come on! Don't leave us in a hole!" Trio: "No, Bill, they're too good, - we've had enough!"David Low (1891-1963)02 Jul 1908LSE0108.jpg 
LSE4055Nursery rhymes retold.David Low (1891-1963)19 Jul 1911LSE4055.jpg 
LSE3865A curtain lecture. Mr. Massey is evidently determined to have the last word in his dispute with Sir Joseph Ward. - Daily paper. Mrs Candle Massey: "And then again, etc. etc. etc." Joseph: (snores)David Low (1891-1963)18 Mar 1909LSE3865.jpg 
LSE0210Some "Wild Cat" rumours Illustrated.David Low (1891-1963)23 Jul 1908LSE0210.jpg 
LSE3998"Political waltzing" - Gramma. Mr Massey the other night attended a dance given by the ladies of the Political Reform League at Wellington. Amongst those present was F. Marion Fisher, M.P. Marion: "O, William, this is so delightful!" W.F.M-----y: "Yes darling - O I beg pardon! - but politics makes strange companionships, eh?"David Low (1891-1963)05 Aug 1909LSE3998.jpg 
LSE0168Some New Year's Cards for the Prominent redaers[sic] of "The Spectator".David Low (1891-1963)17 Dec 1908LSE0168.jpg 
LSE3925The Naval conference. Massey: "I say Joe, are you really going to the Naval Conference?" Ward: "Can a Duck Swim?"David Low (1891-1963)20 May 1909LSE3925.jpg 
LSE0258Some political imps. At the recent Massey shivoo M.P. Bollard said that in the House Massey was present night and day, fighting the inflammatory Socialists, land nationalisers, single taxers, and other gentlemen of the tribe of Old Nick. Massey: "Here they are the little demons,coming at me like blowflies.!"David Low (1891-1963)27 Feb 1908LSE0258.jpg 
LSE3950Barkis is willing, but wants to be axed. It is anticipated that if it is shown that it is the general desire that the House should adjourn, and that Mr Massey should go to England, he will agree to the proposal. - "Otago Daily Times" Young Maoriland: "Willie, I shall miss you, but really will you go to the Conference?" William: "I don't want to go, but if you press me I suppose I must."David Low (1891-1963)10 Jun 1909LSE3950.jpg 
LSE7005Stanley Baldwin, come out from behind the children and let me see what you have got in that bag.David Low (1891-1963)06 Oct 1923LSE7005.jpg 
LSE0199Reclaiming Sir Joe. "Would it not be possible to reclaim the Government, to lead it to realise the danger that it may be corrupted by evil association, and thus to force those to entice it into devious courses to become its adversaries?" - O.D. Times Massey: "Come Joe, come with me and get out of bad company?" "I would, Willyum, - only there's too many of 'em!"David Low (1891-1963)07 May 1908LSE0199.jpg 
LSE0183Some "Spectator" snapshots.David Low (1891-1963)09 Apr 1908LSE0183.jpg 
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