Mr. Samuel Bateman

Mr. Samuel Bateman

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Area Mitcham
Picture Reference Mit_​People_​10-1
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Notes / History A cartoon of Samuel Bateman, “the village poet ", by Collinsby or "Mug". Collinsby was a Mitcham resident and his subjects were local people.

Bateman's poems were based on local topics and some were published in The Advertiser, a Mitcham newspaper.

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