Revolutionary Firebrand

A  prison postcard

When socialists went to prison they liked to pose later for 'prison' postcards.

In this postcard, one of The Melbourne Gaol Series, Tom Mann is picking oakum, a common prison activity of teasing apart old rope for ship caulking.

JPCML. Records of Robin Glenie . "The Melbourne Gaol Series" postcard - Tom Mann picking oakum, c 1906. JCPML00510/8


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