Thursday, 20 August 2015

The art of John Dengate









A selection of drawings taken from the Dengate papers before they went to the National Library. Thanks to Dale Dengate for allowing them to be scanned


Drawings on back of leaflet

Images of our Past





Only a Pound, Banjo Patterson, June 2013



Women & Children at the Stuart Races

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 WW1 Black Watch and 2nd Division A.I.F. survivors, first Battle of the Somme

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WW2 drawings


7th Div 2nd AIF sergeant in pursuit of retreating Japanese, Milne Bay



7th Division Veteran - 'Silent 7th' - No prisoners taken

 Retreating Miltiaman KokodaTrail 1942


Milne Bay - Going forward through heavy rain

Templeton's Crossing  "Mortar crew dead & Bren gun jammed"

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Humourous drawings




Save the Esky!


Tale of 2 Toilets, July 2013

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Other drawings




The Promise, The Reality - no date





St Patrick, June 2013



Paul Robeson, All men are brothers. June 2013

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Drawings done in 2013 inspired by 100th Anniversary Woody Guthrie collection





The grim reality of the American dream.




Welcome to California




Woody Guthrie



 On the way to California

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