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Percy Alexander Leason – Eltham Artwork

Following on from the cricket cartoon post: this is a selection of images from the  Percy Alexander Leason Facebook page, which is administered by one of his nineteen grandchildren.

They are of subjects around Eltham.

Wash day, Eltham

 

Foggy morning, Eltham
Statue of Michael Autumn in the pond at Eltham
Front Porch, House at Eltham late1930’s
Family Home Built by Percy in Eltham, Victoria, Australia

Disclaimer: the images contained on this page are links to content contained on the Percy Alexander Leason Facebook page, and may be removed at any time, without notice.  If you enjoy the art, go an like the page 🙂

Cricket Is A Funny Game Sometimes

CRICKET IS A FUNNY GAME SOMETIMES. (1929, March 21). Table Talk (Melbourne, Vic. : 1885 - 1939), p. 13. Retrieved March 4, 2015, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article146452873
CRICKET IS A FUNNY GAME SOMETIMES. (1929, March 21). Table Talk (Melbourne, Vic. : 1885 – 1939), p. 13. Retrieved March 4, 2015, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article146452873

 

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FISHING. (1926, September 24). Advertiser (Hurstbridge, Vic. : 1922 – 1939), p. 2 Edition: AFTERNOON. Retrieved March 4, 2015, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article56660249

 

Percy Leason (1889-1959),  lived in Eltham from 1926-1938. He was the most sought after and highest paid Australian illustrator/cartoonist of his generation. A brilliant fine artist and controversial anthropologist. He was also involved with the Eltham cricket club.