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Island Money Trouble

Date made: 1955

Artist: Miller, Harold 'Dusty'

Description: Satirical cartoon drawn for Isle of Man Times newspaper. Shows Isle of Man £1 telling English £1 he is in trouble. Meanwhile Irish £1 packs bags & returns to Dublin. This cartoon was published on 7 January 1955 and is a reference to the fact that until the passing of the Currency and Banknotes (Legal Tender) Bill, Manx banknotes were not actually legal tender in the Isle of Man whilst English notes were.

Materials: ink, paper

Object name: cartoon

Collection: Art Collection

ID number: 2005-0069/88


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