Satire in the time of War: the cartoons of Hal Eyre 1914-1918

On exhibition at Maitland Library - 25 May - 7 June

Satire in the time of war: Cartoons of Hal Eyre 1914-18 is a travelling exhibition from the State Library of NSW.

Cartoons provide valuable social commentary on key historical events. The display features reproductions of 20 of Hal Eyre’s most comical cartoons which are beautiful and enlightening illustrations of the debates and controversies of the time.

Eyre’s cartoons were in great demand during the war and in 1908 he was employed as the regular political cartoonist for the Daily Telegraph.

25 May – 7 June