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West Australians complete the union by voting yes [picture]
Bib ID 3302372
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
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Description 1900 
1 negative : col. ; 9.9 x 12.5 cm. 
Summary

An advertisement designed with map, flag, slogans demand a decision from Western Australia to vote for Federation Australia in 1900.

Notes

Inscriptions: "Note this: Every adult, resident 12 months in W.A. is entitled to vote. If not on 1899 Roll, a voter's certificate must be obtained. All ladies must obtain certificates on or before 28th July 1900. Personal application is absolutely necessary. See advertisements in daily papers for registrars offices. Obtain your certificate and vote YES!!!"--Lower left. "Federated Australia, one people, one flag, one destiny, 377,000 Australians have voted YES"--Centre. "All the federated Canadian states now prosperous. Newfoundland stood out now bankrupt."--Upper right. "Existing customs collected in colonies already federated (average) per head £1:16:4. Collected in Western Australia per head £5:0:5."--Lower left.

Copy negative taken from "Walkabout" magazine, December 1970, page 9.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-137005405

Subjects Federal government -- Australia -- Photographs.  |  Australia -- Politics and government -- 1851-1901 -- Photographs.
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