Been waiting for an opportunity to use this quote, however, upon doing some checking, this famous Peacock was not related to the colt from Kooyong! Bummer. https://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/peacock-sir-alexander-james-7994
Here is how Bert’s sketch was used in Syme’s ‘The Leader’ paper on Dec 28 1901.
Article highlights how he went from grocer’s boy in Clunes to wealthy Premier of the state.