Cartoonist Murray Ball created the popular newspaper cartoon series Footrot Flats, featuring the daily adventures of typical New Zealand farm characters – including Dog the sheepdog, his owner Wal Footrot, and their neighbour, Cooch Windgrass. Ball was well aware of the hazards of rural life, and incorporated storms, floods and landslides in his cartoons.
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Reference: Murray Ball, Footrot Flats collector's edition 2. Lower Hutt: Inprint, 1989, p. 64
Cartoon by Murray Ball
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