Story: Ball, Murray Hone

Wal’, Dog and Murray, 1976

Murray Ball as a young man, seated beside an enlarged illustration of the Wal’ and Dog ‘Footrot Flats’ characters.

Murray Ball, at the beginning of his long relationship with his iconic characters Wal’ and Dog.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
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by Evening Post photographer

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How to cite this page:

Tim Shoebridge. 'Ball, Murray Hone', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2022. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 May 2024)