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Dorothy Wall's Blinky Bill and Other Images.

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Cropped from a scanned image of a Blinky Bill book cover depicting the anthropomorphic koala in red overalls carrying a slingshot on one arm.
Cropped from Blinky Bill
book cover.
Cropped from a scanned image of a Blinky Bill and Nutsy book cover depicting Blinky Bill half hiding behind a small hillock of dirt, with a popgun in his hands, while Nutsy is picking either daisies, or dandelions.
Crop of Blinky Bill and Nutsy
book cover.
Cropped from a scanned image of a Blinky Bill book cover depicting the anthropomorphic koala in red overalls carrying a slingshot on one arm, superimposed over another scanned book cover with several of Dorothy's anthropomorphic animals down the sides, and across top and bottom.
Amalgam of two
Blinky Bill book covers.
Mrs Spotty's class at Frog Hollow : Mrs Spotty, a large frog, is sitting on a lily pad, while two of her frog pupils are in the water looking up at her.
Blinky Bill visits Mrs Spotty's
class at Frog Hollow
Mrs Spotty's class at Frog Hollow : Blinky Bill, in his checked overalls, is standing in front of Mrs Spotty, who asks Blinky if he eats frogs.
Mrs Spotty asks
"Do you eat frogs?"
Scanned page from Blinky Bill where Dorothy dedicates the book to her son, Peter.  Dorothy is at the top, sitting at her desk floating finished pages down to where her son is seated with Blinky Bill behind him.  The dedication reads: "Dedicated to my son Peter, and all other Peters, and Johns, and  Bobs, and Toms, and Marys, and Bettys, and Joans, and Pats, and all kind children.
Blinky Bill - Dorothy's dedication
to her son, Peter.
A scanned image of a Blinky Bill book cover depicting the anthropomorphic koala in red-checked overalls carrying a "bindle" on one shoulder, with several of Dorothy's anthropomorphic animals down the sides, and across top and bottom.  The bindle has a swag, a slingshot, and a billy can hanging from it.  This image is used as the background for this page, and also for Dorothy Wall's biographical profile.
Blinky Bill book cover.
As part of a newspaper article on the publication of Dorothy Wall's first book, was included a small sketch labelled - "Blinky Bill," the Koala, and his mother in sad circumstances, as sketched by the artist.'  The image depicts Blinky Bill and his mother holding hands (paws), and Mrs Koala wiping her eyes with a kerchief.
"Blinky Bill," the Koala,
and his mother in sad circumstances,
as sketched by the artist.
A photograph of Dorothy Badgery née Wall, taken about 1933, used as part of a newspaper article on the publication of her first book.
Bridget in her sunshine-yellow dress, stands beneath the yellow briar roses that have hooked onto the skirt of her dress, and addresses a strange man with spikey flame-red hair, wearing striped trousers, and a checked jacket.  The funny little man tells her his name is "Ginger Pop".    There are bluebells and dandelions all around.
Bridget and the Bees -
illustrated book page.
Blinky Bill's christening : officiated by Mrs Koala's cousin, Reverend Fluffy Ears, and attended by Jacko Kookaburra, as godfather, Angelina Wallaby, as godmother, Mr & Mrs Rabbit, and Mrs Magpie, who had offered to be Blinky's nurse just after he was born.
Blinky Bill's christening -
illustrated book page.




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