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“If you can’t get in at the garden-gate, get over the garden wall.”

Most of the political frights and other self advertising nonentities rejected at the recent Federal elections are announcing themselves as candidates for the State Parliaments.

Unknown artist, Bulletin, 13 April 1901


This image forms part of a database of political cartoons assembled in support of the argument in Michael Hogan (2001) ‘Cartoonists and Political Cynicism’ The Drawing Board: An Australian Review of Public Affairs Volume 2, Number 1: July 2001, pp 27–50. It is reproduced here exclusively for purposes of criticism and review in connection with that article, the full text of which is accessible here.