Sloane, W.M. Life of Napoleon Bonaparte

Books & Ephemera | The Monty Wedd Collection

Monty Wedd (1921-2012) was one of the great Australian comic strip artists, a pioneer of the Australian animation industry and a successful author. Highly regarded as an authority on early military history, he wrote and illustrated the definitive reference book Australian Military Uniforms 1800 -1982 and produced many military artworks and prints. He founded and curated the Monarch Museum (originally located at Dee Why) in 1960 for the preservation of our history.

In 1993, Monty Wedd was awarded an Order of Australia for his services as historian, illustrator, and author. In 2004 he received the Jim Russell Award from the Australian Cartoonists’ Association for his “significant contribution to Australian cartooning”. He was a Fellow and founding member of the Australian Institute of History and Arts.

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