Celebrity mum thrashed man with her parasol in Bendigo

Tom O'Callaghan
By Tom O'Callaghan
Updated November 19 2021 - 11:41pm, first published 6:00pm
POETIC JUSTICE: A Melbourne Punch cartoon gives a somewhat misleading impression of how many Zavistowskis were involved in the beating. Image: Courtesy of TROVE.

AN INTERNATIONAL celebrity repeatedly beat a man over the head with a parasol while yelling "I'll teach you not to slander my daughter", 150 years ago this week.

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Tom O'Callaghan

Tom O'Callaghan

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