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Online Resources and Further reading

There is an exhibit in the Melbourne Museum about the Cole’s Book Arcade, several excellent biographies, and a novel based on his life. Sometimes early copies or facsimiles of Cole’s Funny Picture Books and similar publications are to be found in opportunity shops.



Lang, Lisa (2007). E W Cole: Chasing the Rainbow. Melbourne Arcade Publications

Turnley, Cole (1974). Cole of the Book Arcade. Melbourne : Cole Publications.



Lang, Lisa (2010).  Utopian Man. Australia: Allen and Unwin.






Online Resources and Further reading