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John Macarthur, the colony's most masterful character, 1 [picture] / Horner
Bib ID 4966627
Format PicturePicture
Author
Horner, Arthur, 1916-1997
 
Description 1980 
1 drawing : pen and ink ; 20.2 x 27.5 cm., on mount 29.3 x 33.2 cm. 
Series

Horner, Arthur, 1916-1997. Dig, a graphic history of terra australis incognita.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer from published caption.

Part of the collection: Dig, a graphic history of terra australis incognita.

Inscriptions: "DIG Strip 19 (a)"--Above image; "Horner"--Top right of image; Printers instructions below image.

Condition: Tape stains, stained, yellowing.

Published in the Age, 14 July 1980, p. 12, Dig (21), frame 1, with caption "The colony's most masterful character (the term 'boss-cocky' had yet to be coined) was John MacArthur: son-of-a-tailor, soldier, farmer, rich man, litigant, rebel-in-chief, he raised Merino sheep and the hackles of three governors."

Subjects Macarthur, John, 1767-1834 -- Caricatures and cartoons.  |  Australian wit and humor, Pictorial.  |  Governors -- New South Wales -- Caricatures and cartoons.  |  Sheep ranchers -- New South Wales -- Caricatures and cartoons
Occupation Graziers.  |  Governors.
Other authors/contributors Age (Melbourne, Vic.)  |  Horner, Arthur, 1916-1997
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