A Cool Idea. Melbourne Punch

A Cool Idea. Melbourne Punch
5 March 1863
Melbourne Punch (Periodical)

Exhibition and book captions read - Between 1861-63, many thousands of fortune-seekers from Australia crowded into South Island ports, principally Port Chalmers, en route to the new Otago goldfields. A particularly harsh winter in 1862, with snow on the ground for six weeks, sent some Victorian miners packing, but news of more finds encouraged others to try their luck.

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 - Hollo! Bob - What going to spend the Winter on an Iceberg? Bob - Well, not exactly, but I'm off to Dunedin, and that's much the same thing.

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