James Charles (Jimmy) Bancks (1889-1952) Australia

Biographical Information

Originator of the Ginger Meggs character which first appeared in the comic strip 'Us Fellers' in the Sydney Sun Colour Section in 1921, the title was changed to 'Ginger Meggs' in 1925 and syndicated all over the world. Bancks continued to draw him until his death in 1953 Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Ginger Meggs and Friends, c. 1939
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Ginger Meggs and Friends, c. 1939
Watercolour, pen and ink, 28 x 24.2 cm
Australian Paintings & Books, Christies, Melbourne.
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Other works sold by this artist

Ginger Meggs, "Show me the way to go home
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Ginger Meggs, "Show me the way to go home
Ink, 12.5 x 8.5 cm, each
Fine Art, Lawsons, Sydney.
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Pen and ink, 33 x 38 cm
Works on Paper and Vintage Posters, Cromwell's Sydney, Sydney.
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