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Hands Across the Sea

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Description

An allegorical image of British-Australian solidarity represented by the British persona of 'John Bull' clasping hands across the sea with an archetypal Australian man.

Physical description

Unused postcard titled "HANDS ACROSS THE SEA". It is printed in colour with an image of the British persona 'John Bull' with a bulldog at his feet, who is clasping hands across the sea with an archetypal Australian man who has a kangaroo standing behind him.

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