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Cartoons by WEG [picture] / WEG
Bib ID 1585524
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WEG
 
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Description ca. 1970-1990 
104 drawings : pen and ink ; sheet 50.5 x 64.2 cm. or smaller. 
Summary

This collection of cartoons includes the following subjects: AIDS, air safety, anti-smoking (including billboard defacement), ANZAC day, Arbitration Commission, ASIO, asset test, Australian Aborigines, Australian tourists overseas, cane toads, cigarette advertising, Costigan Crime Report, divorce courts, drink driving, duty-free shopping, economic summit, fashion, football violence, gambling, gays, glue sniffing, hospital overcrowding, hydrogen car, immigration, in vitro fertilisation, inflation, Medibank, metrication, nude bathing, petrol prices, politics and politicians, postal service, Princess Diana, prisons, prostitution, Public Service conditions, republicanism, Saturday shopping, sex education, sex parlours, sexism, sexual harassment, sport, strikes, tax evasion, tax on beer, television sports culture, urban renewal (including highway construction, demolition of buildings), wage rises.

Biography/History

William Ellis Green OAM (12 August 1923-29 December 2008), who signed his cartoons WEG, was an Australian editorial cartoonist and illustrator who drew the Australian Football League premiers posters from 1954 until his death.

Notes

Copyright transferred to National Library of Australia

Title supplied by cataloguer.

Condition: Good.

Each cartoon has a caption and is signed "WEG".

Images individually catalogued and digitised.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-144506356

Subjects Caricatures and cartoons -- Australia -- 20th century -- Pictorial works.  |  Wit and humor, Pictorial.  |  Australia -- Politics and government -- 1976-1990 -- Caricatures and cartoons.  |  Australia -- Social conditions -- 1976-1990 -- Caricatures and cartoons.

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