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Reproduced courtesy of Peter Nicholson

Collins class submarine beached

Date: 1998
Dimensions:
Overall: 290 x 384 mm
Medium: handmade wove paper, ink, watercolour and gouche paints
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Object Copyright: © Peter Nicholson
Classification:Art
Object Name: Cartoon
Object No: 00037275
Place Manufactured:Australia

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    Description
    This original cartoon takes a humorous look at media reports of failures in Collins class submarines by depicting a "beached" submarine surrounded by volunteers attempting to revive it.

    The caption reads "News item: A Collins class submarine / today beached itself on the W. A. / Coast. Hundreds of volunteers tried / vainly to refloat the vessel and / dismayed wildlife officers agreed / they would have to put down the / unfortunate visitor..."
    Additional Titles

    Web title: Collins class submarine beached

    Primary title: ORIGINAL CARTOON CONCERNING COLLINS CLASS SUBMARINE BEACHNG

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