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Unk White Unk White i(A44679 works by) (birth name: Cecil John White) (a.k.a. Unkle White)
Born: Established: 1900
New Zealand,
Pacific Region,
; Died: Ceased: 1986
Gender: Male
Arrived in Australia: 1922
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Unk White was renowned for his comical drawings which appeared in the Sydney Bulletin and many Australian newspapers throughout much of the twentieth century. He was the inaugural secretary of the Black and White Artists' Club, founded in 1924. He was also an official war artist during World War II. He published numerous collections of his cartoons and sketches, and also illustrated many books by other authors.

Most Referenced Works


  • For information about this author's works for children not yet included in AustLit, see Australian Children's Books by Marcie Muir and Kerry White (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1992-2004).

Known archival holdings

National Library of Australia (ACT)
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