A.B. ‘Banjo’ Paterson 17 February 1864 – 5 February 1941 He was born at the property "Narrambla", near Orange, New South Wales.

Andrew Barton "Banjo" Paterson OBE was an Australian bush poet, journalist and author. He wrote many ballads and poems about Australian life, focusing particularly on the rural and outback areas.

Axel Poignant Swagman on the road to Wilcannia, New South Wales, 1953

Axel Poignant December 1906 – 5 February Swagman on the road to Wilcannia, New South Wales, Australia 1953

Elderly swagman. circa 1901 New South Wales Australia Government Print

Early photograph of an Australian “Swagman” (wikipedia)

Billy tea tin that depicts a swagman who meets a travelling kangaroo

vintage "The Billy Tea" tea tin with scene of man and kangaroo under a tree…

Swagman and his mate - by D'Arcy Doyle (1932-2001) Australia

Swagman and his mate - by D'Arcy Doyle Australia

History & Romance of the Australian Swag | Path Of The Paddle.co.uk

History & Romance of the Australian Swag

Miles Dunphy and Bert Gallop pictured in 1912. Their equipment was still common among walkers in the 1920s, not to mention swagmen. Their basic load-carrying system is identical to that of the traditional Australian swagman - A bedding roll in which blankets, a sheet, coat, socks and underwear are rolled. Food is carried in a dilly bag hung off the swag strap to act as a counterbalance. In this photo we see a couple of rifles. The Dunphys and their bushwalking companions lived off the land…

Miles Dunphy and Bert Gallop pictured in 1912. Their equipment was still common among walkers in the 1920s, not to mention swagmen. Their basic load-carrying system is identical to that of the traditional Australian swagman - A bedding roll in which blankets, a sheet, coat, socks and underwear are rolled. Food is carried in a dilly bag hung off the swag strap to act as a counterbalance. In this photo we see a couple of rifles. The Dunphys and their bushwalking companions lived off the land…

Jolly Swagman Australian Waltzing Matilda Tea Towel by FunkyKoala

Jolly Swagman Australian Waltzing Matilda Tea Towel by FunkyKoala

The Magic Pudding: Norman Lindsay (Australia)

The Magic Pudding: Norman Lindsay This book fascinated and terrorised me as a kid.

Beautifully illustrated by Desmond Digby, here is a new edition of Australia's most famous song. Beautifully illustrated children's paperback by much loved Australian Poet A.B Paterson . through a light lyrical verse, comes to life the story of a swagman who steals a sheep or 'jumbuck', and his ensuing police chase. Desmond Digby's painterly style of illustration with rustic colours, and a rugged looking swagman encapsulate the poet's Australian bush perfectly

Buy Waltzing Matilda book by A. (Banjo) Paterson from Boomerang Books

7" Single on 45cat: The Jolly Swagman - Waltzing Matilda / God Bless Australia - Ampol - Australia - DNP 564

Single on The Jolly Swagman - Waltzing Matilda / God Bless Australia - Ampol - Australia - DNP 564

The Jolly Swagman Australian Waltzing Malitda - Vintage Linen Cotton Aussie Souvenir Tea Towel - New Old Stock - New Australia Anthem by FunkyKoala on Etsy

Jolly Swagman Australian Waltzing Matilda Tea Towel - Vintage Linen Cotton Aussie Souvenir Tea Towel - New Old Stock - New Australia Anthem

The Jolly Swagman Australian Waltzing Malitda - Vintage Linen Cotton Aussie Souvenir Tea Towel - New Old Stock - New Australia Anthem by FunkyKoala on Etsy

swagmans blend tea rusty tin,metal sign,20 by 30cm

swagmans blend tea rusty tin,metal by

Once A Jolly Swagman http://historyusherette.blogspot.co.uk/2014/06/going-round-in-circles.html

Once A Jolly Swagman http://historyusherette.blogspot.co.uk/2014/06/going-round-in-circles.html

Vintage Australian Swagman and Dog print in Home & Garden, Home Décor, Posters & Prints | eBay

Vintage Australian Swagman and Dog print in Home & Garden, Home Décor, Posters & Prints | eBay

Waltzing Matilda

BooksDirect has Waltzing Matilda written by Banjo Paterson, Freya Blackwood, the isbn of this book, CD or DVD is 9781865048161 and . Buy Waltzing Matilda online from our Australian bookstore.

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