Note: This object includes a derogatory depiction of First Nations people. Such depictions are not condoned by Museums Victoria which considers them to be racist. Historical distance and context does not excuse or erase this fact.

Lantern slide of a cartoon by cartoonist Stan Cross of an First Peoples man and woman standing by a carousel at a fairground. Made by T.W. Cameron, Melbourne, Victoria, circa 1930s-1940s.

It is one of a set of over 420 lantern slides, used by lecturer Walter S. Binks, a popular psychology and vocational guidance lecturer based in Melbourne, Victoria. Binks gave lectures throughout Australia in the 1930s and 1940s. Binks advertised his lectures as associated with the Australasian Opportunity League or Universal Opportunity League.

Description of Content

Coloured drawing of a crowd of people at a fairground. An Aboriginal man and woman are standing beside a carousel and several people in the background.

Physical Description

Standard format (3 1/4 x 3 1/4 inch square) lantern slide.

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