Bert attends the cup carnival 1902

Carnival week (Horse racing at Flemington)

David Syme (the age) had Bert sketch a series of sketches of 8 senior politicians including the Prime Minister and celebrities in 1902 for his Leader newspapers group. The final sketch was of ‘colourful racing identities’ at the Melbourne Cup if the first week of November 1902. It would be interesting to know who the characters are.

These 9 images are all in the State Library Collection. I’ll post the Politicians next.

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