Cartoon about sight and vision

Catalogue Number: 3447
Cartoon about sight and vision
Category: Painting or other art work
Sub-Category: Cartoon
Artist: LEUNIG Michael
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 2017
Time Period: 21st C
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Melbourne
Publisher/Manufacturer: The Age
Description Of Item: The Age newspaper magazine insert in the December 9 2017 edition of The Age featuring on the back page a full page width cartoon by renowned cartoonist Michael Leunig of an optometrist distinguishing between sight and vision in response to his patient's remarks.
Historical Significance: Michael Leunig (born 2 June 1945), typically referred to as Leunig (his signature on his cartoons), is an Australian cartoonist, poet and cultural commentator. His best known works include The Adventures of Vasco Pyjama and the Curly Flats series. He was declared an Australian Living Treasure by the National Trust of Australia in 1999. The main outlet for Leunig's work has been the daily Fairfax press, Melbourne's The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald. See Cat No 3447 for other examples of cartoons by other artists. Several pages of Cyril Kett's cuttings book (Cat No. 1548) hold cartoons to do with optometry
How Acquired: Donated by Barry Cole, honorary life member
Date Acquired: Jan 2018
Condition: Good
Location: Archive office. Pamphlet and ephemera filing cabinet. Drawer 8

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