'Our Australian Cousin', 1868. Artist: John Tenniel

'Our Australian Cousin', 1868. Artist: John Tenniel

1-150-530 - The Cartoon Collector/Heritage-Images

'Our Australian Cousin', 1868. This cartoon refers to the visit made by Prince Alfred, Queen Victoria's second son, to Australia, then a British colony. Australia herself is depicted with a tame kangaroo, and holding a shepherd's crook, a reference to the sheep industry so important to the Australian economy. From Punch, or the London Charivari, January 25, 1868.

Image Details

People Information

  1. John Tenniel, attributed to: British: Artist, illustrator, painter
  1. Prince Alfred: British: Prince

  1. Engraving

Picture Type
  1. Satire

Category Hierarchy

People Royalty

Science & Nature Animal Life

Trade & Industry Agriculture & Fishing

Artistic Representations Allegories

Artistic Representations Satires

People Other

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Digital Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3694x5103
File Size : 55,227kb


  1. 25/01/1868
  1. 0350000367
  1. 1-150-530
  1. 1150530
  1. 25/01/1868
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