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LARRIKIN - The Life and Times of Kerwin Maegraith

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Join author David Maegraith, at the launch of his book LARRIKIN - The Life and Times of Kerwin Maegraith.

Meet the man who knew and drew Picasso in Paris, Einstein and Churchill in London, and even lived with Errol Flynn in Sydney.

Kerwin Maegraith, caricaturist, journalist and true Aussie larrikin, encountered the most famous people of his time from the 1920's to the Sixties.

This is a collection of an artist's recollections. It is, in black and white, the art and times of Kerwin Maegraith.

Kerwin's brushes with fame included Lawrence of Arabia, George Bernard Shaw, H.G. Wells, John Logie Baird (inventor of TV), J. M. Barrie (author, Peter Pan)and Sir Thomas Beecham, amongst others.

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