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Allan, Joseph Stuart, b. 1861
Federation and Edwardian-era painter, poster and theatre designer and cartoonist. Allan was active in Sydney, NSW, and Wellington, New Zealand.
Young, Blamire, b. 1862
Originally a mathematics teacher, the English born Blamire Young established himself as an illustrator, painter, designer, writer and art critic. An article in 'Art and ...
Eassie, Walter, b. 1872
Early 20th century Sydney cartoonist and poster designer. He died in 1919 and his obituary in 'Home' called him "a most likeable man and competent ...
Scorfield, Edward Scafe, b. 1882
Mid 20th century Sydney Bulletin cartoonist, poster designer and etcher. Before migrating to Australia in 1925 Scorfield played rugby for England and served in the ...
Jardine, Walter, b. 1885
Early 20th century Sydney illustrator, cartoonist and poster designer, who spent several years working in New York for publications including Hearst's Cosmopolitan Magazine.
Bustard, William, b. 1891
Painter, printmaker, stained-glass artist, illustrator and poster designer. He was profoundly influenced by York Minster with its medieval glass and music, he studied at the ...
Eldershaw, John, b. 1892
A painter and poster designer who designed 'Historic Tasmania: Port Arthur' for the Tasmanian Government Tourist Bureau in the 1940s.
Kelly, Harry, b. 1896
Kelly is best known as the designer of the poster 'Tasmania: The Switzerland of the South', published by the Tasmanian Government Tourist Bureau in the ...
Annand, Douglas, b. 1903
One of Australia's best known graphic and poster artists, Douglas Annand also had a distinguished career as a camouflage artist during the Second World War. ...
Mayo, Eileen, b. 1906
Female artist of the Slade School and Académie Montmartre who studied under Henry Moore and Ferdinand Léger. Mayo briefly produced tourist posters in Australia after ...
Philpot, Ernest Sidney, b. 1906
Painter, signwriter, poster artist and muralist who exhibited internationally and had a long association with art societies in Victoria and Western Australia.
Beck, Richard, b. 1912
Beck practised as an industrial designer and graphic artist in the UK and Australia. He designed travel posters for the Orient Line, London Transport, stamps ...
Ashton, Julian Richard, b. 1913
Painter, teacher and poster designer. Ashton designed tourist posters for the NSW Dept of Tourist Activities and Immigration, examples of which are in the collection ...
Angus, Max, b. 1914
Angus is recognised as both a painter and poster artist, whose travel posters were exhibited in 'Follow the Sun: Australian Travel Posters 1930s-1950s' at the ...
Hamori, George, b. 1918
Hamori is best known as a postage stamp designer, arriving in Australia in 1956 from Israel. He undertook work the Commonwealth Bank, Qantas and other ...
Fish, Donald, b. 1929
Fish produced poster designs, logotypes, packaging, TV commercials and illustrations for major clients around the world, including Cadbury's, British Airways, Qantas and TIME Magazine. Founder ...
Sharp, Martin, b. 1942
Late 20th century Sydney artist. Sharp's 1964 cartoon "The Word Spread Round the Arms", published in "Oz" was seen to breach the Obscene and Indecent ...
Edwards, Tony, b. 1944
Late 20th century Sydney cartoonist and poster designer. Mitchell Library has 103 ink drawings, 6 pencil drawings, 15 photographs and 7 prints by Edwards.
Pinder, Phil, b. 1945
Pinder was an artist working across a wide range of media including murals and interior design (the Last Laugh theatre, Melbourne). A poster "April Fools ...
Mackay, Jan, b. 1950
Jan MacKay was an activist feminist printmaker working in the Tin Sheds at the University of Sydney in the 1970s.