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English: Cartoon published in the Melbourne version of Punch on 14/04/1887. The caption, missing from this picture, read: "Some foolish people imagine our ladies will neglect their family duties. Quite a mistake.

3 am. That dear good old creature, Mr Speaker, is kind enough to take the blessed infant while the Hon. Member addresses the house."

She's wearing a prominent bustle, in line with 1880s fashions.
Date 14 April 1887
Source the Victorian parliamentary website. - Originally posted to ttp://
Author Punch


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