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Edmund Barton, Australia's first Prime Minister

Edmund Barton, Australia's first Prime Minister, is seated second from the left, surrounded by the Federal Executive Council, comprising his Cabinet ministers and the Governor-General, Lord Tennyson. Standing, left to right are JG Drake, Senator Richard O'Connor, Sir Phillip Fysh, Charles Kingston, and Sir John Forrest. Seated, left to right are Sir William Lyne, Edmund Barton, Lord Tennyson, Alfred Deakin, and Sir George Turner.
Location: National Archives of Australia  [A1200, L13365]