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Lang’s Note

c1931-1932. Line block, 8.6 x 12.4cm. Minor crinkles and foxing to upper margin.

Text continues “Lies, lies, lies. I promise to pay repudiate. Face value - nothing. Payable on demand. James J. Lee, printer, 545 George Street, Sydney.”

The “Lang Plan” proposed the repudiation of interest payments to overseas creditors until domestic conditions improved. This satirical note, was most likely produced close to Jack Lang’s dismissal as premier in 1932. Ref: Wiki.

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Item #CL179-12

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