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.

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