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Interview with Cathy Wilcox, cartoonist and illustrator [sound recording] / interviewer, Ann Turner
Bib ID 272813
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Wilcox, Cathy, 1963-
 
Access Conditions Access open for research; written permission required for personal copies and public use during the lifetime of the interviewee. 
Description 1998 
4 digital audio tapes (ca. 230 min.) 
Summary

Wilcox speaks of her conformist middle-class family background and her early interest in drawing, growing up in Sydney, her education at Abbotsleigh Girls' School, her scholarship to undertake drawing at secondary school, how she decided to undertake the Visual Communications course at Sydney College of the Arts, her part-time work for David Jones, the beginnings of her interest in political and social issues, how she undertook freelance drawings at the Sydney Morning Herald, her three years in France illustrating for a children's magazine and travelling Europe, how she continued to illustrate children's books on her return to Australia, how her pocket cartoons lead to full time employment with the Sydney Morning Herald, the influence of other cartoonists particularly Martin and Cook, her view of censorship, editorial cartooning, the attitude of the paper to women cartoonists, her working patterns, the development of her interest in political and social issues.

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Preservation and user cassette copies made.

Index/Finding Aid Note Summary available (1 p.) and uncorrected transcript (typescript, 73 leaves) 
Subjects Wilcox, Cathy, - 1963- - Interviews.  |  Sydney Morning Herald.  |  Illustrated children's books - Australia..  |  Cartoonists - Australia - Interviews.  |  Illustrators - Australia - Interviews.
Occupation Cartoonists.  |  Illustrators.
Other authors/contributors Turner, Ann, 1929-2011, Interviewer

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