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Noel Counihan interviewed by Barbara Blackman [sound recording]
Bib ID 728876
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Counihan, Noel, 1913-1986, Interviewee
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1986 
7 cassettes (ca. 630 min.) ; 1 7/8 ips. 
Summary

Noel Counihan, an artist, speaks about his childhood and schooling; early cartoon drawing; encouragement from school masters to enrol in the National Gallery Art School; Bill Dolphin; artists he knew and their work; reasons for changing his name to Cunningham; interest in communism; unemployment; the Workers' Art Club; exhibitions; Judah Waten; move to New Zealand and deportation for anti-conscription activities; contracting tuberculosis; Yose Bergner; the Contemporary Art Society; John and Sunday Reed; drawing coal miners at Wonthaggi; travel to London; involvement in the 1949 peace conference in Paris; visits to Prague and Poland; and work as a Fleet Street caricaturist and cartoonist.

Notes

Recorded at Cantebury, Melbourne, Vic. between 22 May 1986 and 2 June 1986.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-198039815

Index/Finding Aid Note Transcript available (typescript, 356 p.) 
Subjects Counihan, Noel, 1913-1986 -- Interviews.  |  Painters -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Cartoonists -- Australia -- Interviews.
Other authors/contributors Blackman, Barbara, 1928-, Interviewer

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