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A Suburban Member.

A Suburban Member. "Poetry and Politics" [John Whiteman]
1875

Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times
Tom Durkin age 22

A Town Clerk.

A Town Clerk. "He Rules the Roost" [Edmund Gerald Fitzgibbon]
1875

Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times
Tom Durkin age 22

A Police Magistrate [Evelyn Pitfield Shirley Sturt]

A Police Magistrate [Evelyn Pitfield Shirley Sturt]
1874

Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times
Tom Durkin age 21

A Right Worshipful.

A Right Worshipful. "He objects to Ladies" [James Gatehouse, Mayor of Melbourne,…

Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times
Tom Durkin age 21

A Low Comedian.

A Low Comedian. "Keep your eye on your Father" [Henry Richard Harwood]
1874

Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times
Tom Durkin age 21

Homeopathy [Dr Günst]

Homeopathy [Dr Günst]
1874

Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times
Tom Durkin age 21

A Prima Donna [Maria Palmieri]

A Prima Donna [Maria Palmieri]
1874

Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times
Tom Durkin age 21

A City Auctioneer.

A City Auctioneer. "What shall we say for this lot?" [Mr HMC Gemmell]
1874

Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times
Tom Durkin age 21

An Irish Patriot.

An Irish Patriot. "Why is Ireland Poor? I'm not!" [Sir Charles Gavan Duffy]…

Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times
Tom Durkin age 21

A Popular Preacher.

A Popular Preacher. "Charity Covereth a Multitude of Sins" [Charles Clark]…

Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times
Tom Durkin age 20

A Politician.

A Politician. "He is a Terror to Dummies' [Sir William Foster Stawell,…

Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times
Tom Durkin age 20

Vice-Royalty.

Vice-Royalty. "A Quoter of Poetry" [George Bowen, Governor of Victoria]…

Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times
Tom Durkin age 20

An Ex-Treasurer.

An Ex-Treasurer. "Ultra-Protection!" [Graham Berry, Premier of Victoria]…

Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times
Tom Durkin age 21

A Politician

A Politician "Unlock the Lands!" [The Hon. James MacPhearson Grant]
1874

Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times
Tom Durkin age 21

A Premier

A Premier "The New Man" [The Hon. George Briscoe Kerferd]
1874

Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times
Tom Durkin age 21

A Collins Street Surgeon

A Collins Street Surgeon "Patients and Diamonds" [Dr Beaney F.R.C.S.]
1874

Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times
Tom Durkin age 21

Opera [Mr William Saurin Lyster]

Opera [Mr William Saurin Lyster]
1874

Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times
Tom Durkin age 21

A County Court Judge

A County Court Judge "Sober as a Judge" [Judge Pohlman]
1874

Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times
Tom Durkin age 21

A Commissioner of Customs

A Commissioner of Customs "Faithful to Francis" [The Hon. Edward Cohen…

Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times
Tom Durkin age 21

A Head Master

A Head Master"Beyond the Grave" [Rev. J.E. Bromby]
1874

Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times
Tom Durkin age 21

A Victorian Knight

A Victorian Knight "Thrice Chief Secretary" [Sir James McCulloch K.C.M.G.]…

Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times
Tom Durkin age 21

A Wool Merchant

A Wool Merchant "Colonial John Bull" [Mr Richard Goldsbrough]
1874

Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times
Tom Durkin age 21

A Vanquished Knight

A Vanquished Knight "Wroth with Kilmore" [The Hon. John O'Shanassy, K.C.M.G.]…

Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times
Tom Durkin age 21

The Member of the Upper House

The Member of the Upper House "One of the Olden Time" [The Hon. John Alston…

Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times
Tom Durkin age 21

Master of the Hunt

Master of the Hunt "Steady, Gentlemen, Steady!" [Mr George Watson]
1874

Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times
Tom Durkin age 21

A Chief Secretary

A Chief Secretary "Blunt, but Honest" [The Hon. James Goodall Francis]
1874

Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times
Tom Durkin age 21

A Goldfields Member

A Goldfields Member "The Dove of Ararat" [The Hon. William McLellan M.L.A]…

Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times
Tom Durkin age 21

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