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The Spirit of the Times

By Joan Bruce, Queensland Literature Coordinator, State Library of Queensland | 26 February 2014

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This illustrated front cover from The Queenslander, captioned 'The Spirit of the Times', shows two young children - the girl dressed as a nurse and the boy as a soldier with his arm in a sling.

Do you know who they were?   We'd love to know more about our little veteran and nurse.

Joan Bruce

Queensland Literature Coordinator - State Library of Queensland


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