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William Charles Wentworth, and his proposal for a legislative council, 2 [picture] / Arthur Horner
Bib ID 4968802
Format PicturePicture
Author
Horner, Arthur, 1916-1997
 
Description 1980 
1 drawing : pen and ink ; 20.4 x 27.7 cm., on mount 29.3 x 38.4 cm. 
Series

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

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer from published caption.

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

Inscriptions: "DIG Strip 35(ii)"--Above image; Printers instructions below image.

Condition: Tape stains, stained, yellowing.

Published in the Age, 27 October 1980 p. 11, Dig (35), frame 2, with caption "The radical currency lad also became the pastoral magnate's champion. His proposals for a legislative council envisaged a hereditary colonial peerage composed of 'our Shepherd Kings'. This notion was laughed out of court."

Subjects Wentworth, W. C. (William Charles), 1790-1872 -- Caricatures and cartoons  |  Australian wit and humor, Pictorial.  |  Explorers -- Australia -- Caricatures and cartoons.  |  Politicians -- Australia -- Caricatures and cartoons.  |  Sheep ranchers -- Australia -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Occupation Explorers.  |  Graziers.  |  Politicians.
Other authors/contributors Age (Melbourne, Vic.)  |  Horner, Arthur, 1916-1997
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