Brisbane "Black Friday" February 2 1912

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When: 01 January 1912

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Creator: James Thomas Case 1884-1921.

Description: This poster was a reproduction of Jim Case's cartoon on the front-page of 'The Worker". "Case's depiction of a shocked maiden 'Australia' drawing back the Queensland curtain to reveal the police brutally clubbing Brisbane workers on 'Black Friday' during the 1912 general strike became a classic among Australian political cartoons." -- Australian Dictionary of Biography Online ed. This poster had the Queensland shield on top of the curtain and the Australia emblem hang on her waist.

View this image at the State Library of Queensland: hdl.handle.net/10462/deriv/234417

Information about State Library of Queensland’s collection: www.slq.qld.gov.au/resources/picture-queensland

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Owner: State Library of Queensland, Australia
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