- 26 January 1860
- Melbourne Punch (Periodical)
Exhibition and book captions read - This was possibly the first cartoon on the subject of [Australian] federation. At a time when Victoria was combating recession with a wall of tariff protection, Gavan Duffy, one of the state's radical politicians, was promoting political union for the seven Australasian colonies [including New Zealand]. The venerable English Punch magazine had a number of copyright-ignoring imitators in Australia and New Zealand.
Exhibited in 'The Other Side of the Ditch' exhibition of cartoons on the New Zealand-Australian relationship curated by Ian F. Grant of the New Zealand Cartoon Archive and exhibited in the National Library Gallery from 28 November 2001 to 24 February 2002 to mark the centenary of Australian Federation. Also exhibited at X Space Gallery, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland in mid-March 2002 and at Old Parliament House, Canberra, Australia from 26 March 2003 to 29 June 2003.
Published in 'The Other Side of the Ditch' by Ian F. Grant, published by the New Zealand Cartoon Archive in association with Tandem Press, 2001.
Extended Title - A lesson better learnt late than never. Federation. S. Australia. Victoria. N.S. Wales. Tasmania. Queensland. West Australia. New Zealand.
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