Federation is put aside

In December 1891, after battling an unsympathetic parliament, Sir Henry Parkes resigned as Premier of New South Wales. Federation was put aside.

Centre page of the Melbourne Cartoon, featuring Sir Henry Parkes, 3 March 1891, copyright application.
Centre page of the Melbourne Cartoon, featuring Sir Henry Parkes, 3 March 1891, copyright application. NAA: A1786, 4873B