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The last Tasmanians, 1 [picture] / Arthur Horner
Bib ID 4972095
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Horner, Arthur, 1916-1997
 
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Description 1980 
1 drawing : pen and ink ; 20.3 x 27.5 cm., on mount 29.8 x 35.7 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 (i)"--Above image; Printers instructions below image.

Condition: Tape stains, stained, yellowing.

Published in the Age, 17 November 1980, p. 11, Dig 38: The last Tasmanians, frame 1, with caption "Governor Arthur's predecessor 'Mad Tom' Davey had tried to win the natives' confidence with a wordless poster. But since their extermination went on unchecked this must now rank as the colony's first comic strip."

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-151109935

Subjects Australian wit and humor, Pictorial.  |  Aboriginal Tasmanians -- Caricatures and cartoons.  |  Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of -- Tasmania -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Other authors/contributors Age (Melbourne, Vic.)  |  Horner, Arthur, 1916-1997
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