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The results of inflation [picture] / Souter
Bib ID 1667642
Format PicturePicture
Author
Souter, D. H. (David Henry), 1862-1935
 
Description [Sydney] ; Taxpayers Union, [between 1886 and 1892] 
1 poster : printed in green and brown ; 28.5 x 45.2 cm. 
Summary

Cartoon depicting a pond with 6 inflated frogs, each with the name of a state and the debt per adult of the state. A large man feeds the N.S.W. frog with bellows entitled "Public Waste Dept.". The frog representing Queensland has exploded with various figures and the words "Civil Servants" bursting out. In the background a large bull.

Biography/History

Souter worked for William Brooks and Company ca. 1886-1892 -- Encyclopedia of Australian Art / McCulloch, Alan. 1984.

Notes

Condition: edges torn and discoloured.

Inscriptions: "Issued by the Taxpayers' Union. Head Office 8 Spring Street, Sydney. Become a member, and help "Reform". Write to the Secretary for Literature" -- printed u.l. corner. Title and "Every schoolboy knows the fate of the frog who would emulate the bull. The world is full of people who are no wiser." -- printed below image. "Souter" -- printed l.l. corner. "William Brooks & Co Ld Lith Sydney" -- below image l.r.

Subjects Taxpayers' Union (Sydney, N.S.W.) -- Posters.  |  Australia -- Economic policy -- 1851-1901 -- Posters.  |  Australia -- Economic policy -- 1851-1901 -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Other authors/contributors William Brooks & Co

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