Issue Details: First known date: 1925 1925
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Type of Media

Newspapers and magazines

Access for Researchers

By appointment

Content Summary

  • Cartoons, comic strips, story illustrations, covers (photographs and scrapbooks) by William Edwin Pidgeon for various newspapers and magazines, including: "Sunday News"; "Evening News"; "The Daily Guardian"; "The Sunday Guardian"; "The World"; "To-Day"; "Wireless Weekly"; "Australian Monthly"; "The Australian Women’s Weekly"; "Daily Telegraph"; and "Sunday Telegraph"; 1925-1959 and 1974
  • War correspondent artwork: "The Australian Women’s Weekly"; "Daily Telegraph"; 1943-1945
  • Letters home while on assignment in the Pacific War Zone for "Daily Telegraph" and "The Australian Women’s Weekly", 1943-1945
  • Art reviews: "Sunday Telegraph", 1974-1979


William Edwin Pidgeon, aka WEP, worked as an artist, illustrator and cartoonist for many publications from 1925 to 1979. He won the Archibald Prize three times. He also wrote art reviews for the "Sunday Telegraph".

A selection of his work of can be found on the website.


Walter Edwin Pidgeon, WEP, cartoons, illustrations, comics, newspapers, magazines, World War II, "Daily Telegraph", "Sunday Telegraph", "Australian Women's


Contact Name

Mr Peter Pidgeon


Phone and Fax


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Affiliation Notes

  • This record is included in AustLit because it forms part of the Media Archives Project. AustLit does not comprehensively cover Australian Archives.

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