He is a cartoon character created by Jolliffee depicting a sheep drover with whip in hand and best mate at foot. Saltbush Bill : cartoon fun on the farm / by Jolliffe | National Library of Australia Due to the need to contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) the Library building and reading rooms are closed to visitors until further notice. Cartoons by Eric Jolliffe Classic Australian Comic book. His 'Saltbush Bill’ cartoons ran in Pix magazine for nearly 50 years from 1945 (Stephens). Summary Living close to the earth in the great Australian outback, Saltbush Bill and his family find plenty of humour in their everyday doings, even when times are hard. Jolliffe Saltbush Bill Cartoon Fun on the Farm (Sungravure Pty. Ltd, 1947 series) has been grouped as part of a series of titles with related contents.
Jolliffe was an immensely prolific artist. This book has no cover, t are 43 black & white cartoon drawings bound together with staples. By 1983 he had published 130 anthologies of his cartoons and drawings, mainly from Pix, according to Rae, and they were still appearing in People (with which Pix merged, separated, then merged again) in 1997. You can read all about this iconic character in the Barellan Museum. ←Big Tennis RacquetLake Talbot Swimming Complex → Artist Eric Jolliffe captures for you all the farmyard fun of the wide open spaces for your enjoyment and amusement. Saltbush Bill accompanies the Barellan Museum sign. Saltbush Bill first appeared in "Pix" magazine in late 1944 as a weekly feature. DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION "Saltbush Bill" Cartoon Fun.
The first Saltbush Bill book appeared a year later. In good overall condition for its age.