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Public diversions in the colony, sermons, punishments and spectating, 3 [picture] / Horner
Bib ID 4963188
Format PicturePicture
Author
Horner, Arthur, 1916-1997
 
Description 1980 
1 drawing : pen and ink ; 20.2 x 27.5 cm., on mount 27.6 x 34.2 cm. 
Series

Horner, Arthur, 1916-1997. Dig, a graphic history of terra australis incognita.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer from published caption and reference sources.

Part of the collection: Dig, a graphic history of terra australis incognita.

Inscriptions: "Horner"--Top right of image; Printers instructions below image.

Condition: Tape stains, stained, yellowing.

Published in the Age, 12 May 1980, p. 11, Dig (16), frame 3, with caption "Such public diversions, temporary or terminal, were the convicts' only recreations: their peculiar nature may have inspired the Australian's partiality for leisure activity in the role of spectator rather than participant."

Subjects Johnson, Richard, Reverend 1753-1827 -- Caricatures and cartoons.  |  Australian wit and humor, Pictorial.  |  Hanging -- New South Wales -- Caricatures and cartoons.  |  Australia -- Social life and customs -- Humor.
Other authors/contributors Age (Melbourne, Vic.)  |  Horner, Arthur, 1916-1997
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