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The scarecrow, October 1995 [picture] / O'Neill
Bib ID 5055048
Format PicturePicture
Author
O'Neill, Ward, 1951-
 
Description 1995 
1 drawing : ink and pencil, b&w ; image 22.2 x 33.4 cm., on sheet 29.5 x 40 cm. 
Series

Ward O'Neill collection.

Summary

Paul Keating is pushing a plough which is harnessed to a cow with Ralph Willis' face. Keating has ploughed a circle around a Rupert Murdoch scarecrow, the circle beginning at a sign which has the date "5th March 1983" written on it. A sign leaning against the scarecrow reads "News Unemployment Disgrace Shock Rupert".

Notes

Title from acquisitions documentation, see file NLA03/1461.

Part of: Ward O'Neill collection.

Inscriptions: "Paul Keating, Rupert Murdoch, Ralph Willis. SMH Alan Ramsey. SMH 13-10-95 for 14-10-95"--In pencil below image; Signed lower right.

Condition: Soiled.

Published in the Sydney Morning Herald on 14 October 1995, p. 31 in Alan Ramsey's column titled "Massaged moguls and fudged figures".

Subjects Keating, Paul, 1944- -- Caricatures and cartoons.  |  Willis, Ralph, 1938- -- Caricatures and cartoons  |  Murdoch, Rupert, 1931- -- Caricatures and cartoons.  |  Businessmen -- Australia -- Caricatures and cartoons.  |  Politicians -- Australia -- Caricatures and cartoons.  |  Prime ministers -- Australia -- Caricatures and cartoons.  |  Australia -- Politics and government -- 1990-2001 -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Occupation Federal politicians.  |  Prime ministers.  |  Business professionals.
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