Phil May pencil sketch of famous British politicians: Henry Northcote (1846-1911), 1st Baron of Northcote, 3rd Governor General of Australia; Marquess of Hartington (1883-1908), 8th Duke of Devonshire; William E. Gladstone (1809-1898), British Prime Minister from 1892-1894; Robert Gasgoyne-Cecil (1830-1903), 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, British Prime Minister from 1895-1902; and Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke (1843-1911), 2nd Baronet. Phil May worked for the Bulletin during the latter part of the 19th century.
SALT was published fortnightly during World War Two by the Australian Army Education Service and distributed free to all ranks among all Australian troops in Australian and adjacent territories, and Royal Australian Navy, to inform, entertain and educate service personnel. Published in digest size, initial covers featured text descriptions of interior contents but eventually illustrative covers were employed featuring work from many cartoonists and illustrators of the time. SALT featured work from troops, staff writers and artists in the form of articles, illustrations, stories, poetry and cartoons.
Namesake of the Australian Comic Awards, Peter Ledger and Carl BarksUncle Scrooge: His Life and TimesPage 273 Original Art (Celestial Arts, 1981). Airbrushed by Peter Ledger under the direction of Carl Barks. A page from Barks’ story, “Island in the Sky,” has been photocopied onto a sheet of acetate, which sits over Ledger’s beautiful color work.