painter and illustrator, contributed cartoons to the Barrier Daily Truth in the 1890s – a paper sympathetic to the miners’ federation (info. Jo Holder typescript). He drew Affairs at Broken Hill , published in the Illustrated Australian News in 1890 (Dunstan, plate 1). His drawings in the Queensland Leader of 1892 – not really cartoons – include scenes at the Broken Hill miners’ strike after BHP reopened the mines with scab labour. A scene published 3 September 1892, attributed to Macfarlane, is Women Assaulting [a non-unionist] (ill. Harris, 94). He illustrated At The Races: The Melbourne Cup 1892 (Melbourne: Thompson, 1892) and G. Dwithdale, The Book of the Bush (London: Ward, 1898) and made dramatic historical drawings of Australian exploration subjects, including the expeditions of Sturt, Mitchell, Henty, Leichhardt, McDouall Stuart, Forrest, Eyre etc.

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Kerr, Joan
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