Image: Cartoon of Edward Deas Thomson
A more casual Edward Deas Thomson
- © image from the 'Illustrated Sydney News', 4 February 1854, NLA Newspapers
This cartoon from 1854 depicts Edward Deas Thomson more casually than his official photographs and portraits, which is probably why I like it. Other depictions are very much the serious public figure, which is what I admire about him, but he was president of the Australian Jockey Club for some years, so he must have had a lighter side that is nicely captured here.