Words Fail Him [Prime Minister Billy Hughes]
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Words Fail Him [Prime Minister Billy Hughes]

1940. Pen and ink with gouache, signed [Will Mahony (Aust., 1905-1989)] in gouache and titled in pencil with publishing annotations on image and margins, publishing stamp with date verso, 34.2 x 41.6cm. Missing portions and slight soiling to margins.

Caption in image reads “During his war cabinet visit to Brisbane, Mr Hughes will be quartered in the Lord Mayor’s palatial reception room to keep him calm.” Stamp reads “Used Daily Telegraph 2 Aug. 1940.”

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Item #CL179-17

Price (AUD): $1,100.00  other currencies

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