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The premier and the pen: John Spooner

03 8664 7099

27 Apr 2017

Join John Spooner, one of Australia's finest political cartoonists to look at some of Australia's most memorable political cartoons.

Join exhibition curator Carolyn Fraser and one of Australia’s finest political cartoonists, John Spooner.

In this 45-minute talk, they will take a look at some of Australia’s most memorable political cartoons, illustrating the enduring powerful visual archive of the way social issues have been understood and resolved in the Australian political system.

Bookings are required.

Image: Portrait of Joan Kirner by John Spooner, pencil and watercolour on paper, published in the Age, 10 August 1990

Content: State Library Victoria

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  • Suitable for guests with sufficient mobility to climb two or three steps, but would benefit from fixtures and fittings to aid balance
  • Suitable for guests who depend on the use of a wheelchair in a seated position at all times