In 1889 the revered Australian folk poet, A.B. ‘Banjo’ Paterson, first published his ballad, Clancy of the Overflow. The verse achieved immediate popularity and, with the creation of his legendary character, Clancy — a free-spirited stockman — Paterson had summed up the essence of the Australian outback.
Full Product DetailsAuthor: Ingpen, Robert
Publisher: National Library of Australia
Edition: 1st Edition
Publication Date: 01 November 2013
Bind Format: Book
Publisher's Status: Active
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Robert Ingpen has travelled the Australian outback to commemorate the 150th birthday of Banjo Paterson.
His magnificent illustrations transport you to another place and time.
He has provided a map to indicate the places he ventured to, in search of Clancy, just in case you wish to embark on your own search.
Through his art and text he has found where fable and fact come together.
Clancy remains alive today in the art of camp drafting and the stockmen and jackaroos that now drive ute and four-wheel drives.
Where is that man who never took up the offer of a lift because it would only get him somewhere faster than he wanted to go and he'd have to listen to their "skite"? He is still out there, you only need to look.
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