The lion aroused. 1914

Volume 01-08: The Daily Telegraph war cartoons, 1914 / original drawings by Hal Eyre
a6959002
PXD 518 / nos. 1-38c
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Military parade, Macquarie Street, Sydney
A birthday treat(y) signals a short-lived period of world peace

Being an ardent pacifist I was delighted to discover that the Treaty of Versailles was signed on 28 June – my birthday!  An examination of the souvenir programme, Victory Celebrations (Signing of Peace), revealed a route  that was to pass in front of the original Mitchell Library.  Further searching of the Library’s collections revealed this magnificent photo of the event.

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