Category: Art

A Bolte from the Blue

A 1970 Larry Pickering cartoon about the last Victorian Government Premier not to attend a university, Henry Bolte. (click on images to begin slide show)

The Range of Ben Strange

Like many other cartoonists, I first noticed Ben Strange’s work while trawling through old Australian newspapers online for snippets of family history. Ben Strange was...

A sigh for sly, awry Guy

THE INSANITY OF GENIUS Poor Guy de Maupassant, the foremost living realistic romancist of the French school. One would fain hope that the hand that...

Conchies

In 1916 a new word entered the English language – ‘conchies’ – a derogatory term used by the press and the public in referring to...

Many Worse Places Than Warburton

SKETCHES NEAR WARBURTON Since the opening of the railway to Lilydale the progress that the small townships farther out are making has been remarkable. Places...

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