Item #CL179-29 Labor’s Straight Left Against The Bill Of Sale (Rights). Frank Campbell, d.1966 Aust.
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Labor’s Straight Left Against The Bill Of Sale (Rights)

c1958-1961. Ink with pencil, signed in ink and faded pencil lower right with artist’s stamp verso, 25 x 33.4cm. Foxing, tears to edges, old folds, faded pencil inscriptions.

Stamp reads “Drawn by Frank Campbell, artist and teacher, 8 Mackenzie St, North Sydney.” Provenance: Campbell estate.

Image shows Bob Heffron, former Premier of NSW, for the Australian Labor Party, and Robert Askin, Leader of the Opposition, fighting over the Labor introduced proposal to abolish the NSW Legislative Council. The issue went to a referendum in 1961, in which the Labor plan was rejected, largely due to a strong campaign by Robert Askin and the Liberal Party. Ref: Wiki.

Item #CL179-29

Price (AUD): $880.00  other currencies

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