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Strange’s War: The WWI Cartoons of Ben Strange
13 October 2017at 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until 11 November 2017
For over 30 years Ben Strange was the political cartoonist for the Western Mail newspaper and provided his unique commentary on what was happening in the world. From the battlefronts in Europe to local stories that made the paper Ben would use his pen to often look at the funnier side of life. History House is exhibiting a series of his cartoons that provide commentary on World War One and how the world was recovering from its devastating effects, through to life in Western Australia during the war. So join us at History House and delve into the world of Ben Strange.
Artwork Credit: Dangerous Occupation by Ben Strange. Published in The Western Mail 1 March 1923.