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[Seymour, Robert], 1789-1836 :Cousin Thomas, or, The Swan River job. - London, T. McLean, 1829

Reference Number: A-096-052

Thomas Peel, of the Swan River emigration scheme, Nov. 1828, cousin of Robert Peel, is shown plucking a swan to feather his nest. There are additional comments on the picture 'Cousin Bob's letter did the job. I shall feather my nest however.' and '[To] the best part of the Swan River settlement, only to be got at through the hands of Mr Tho.s P--l!' 'Plucking or Peeling' is inscribed above the iamge

Key terms:
1 image, related to Robert Seymour, Sir Robert Peel, Thomas Peel, Swan River, Swans, Political corruption, Australia - Emigration and immigration, Caricatures and cartoons - Australia and Satire.

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[Seymour, Robert], 1789-1836 :Cousin Thomas, or, The Swan River job. - London, T. McLean, 1829, Reference Number A-096-052 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s)Etching, hand-col., 347 x 250 mm. Single art work

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