Item #CL179-49 [Prime Minister John Gorton With Wife Bettina]
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[Prime Minister John Gorton With Wife Bettina]

c1968. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, Gorton’s signature in ink on slip attached verso, with inscription in ink on accompanying card, 14.8 x 20.6cm. Slight cracking, stains to upper right corner.

Inscription reads “To Denis Bradley, from Jack Gorton.”

On 10 January 1968, John Gorton became the 19th Prime Minister of Australia. He replaced Harold Holt, who had disappeared the previous month while swimming off the Victorian coast, and was presumed dead. PM John Gorton’s term of office ended on 10 March 1971, after a tied Liberal party vote of confidence. Ref: National Archives.

Item #CL179-49

Price (AUD): $770.00  other currencies

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