Andrew Barton (Banjo) Paterson, poet, solicitor, journalist, war correspondent and soldier, c1890

Andrew Barton (Banjo) Paterson, poet, solicitor, journalist, war correspondent and soldier, c1890

John Longstaff: AB (Banjo) Paterson :: WINNER Archibald Prize 1935 :: Art Gallery NSW

Winner: Archibald Prize 1935 John Longstaff Title : AB (Banjo) Paterson Medium : oil on canvas

Andrew Barton "Banjo" Paterson OBE, 1864 - 1941. His poems chronicle outback Australia in an engaging style and have become part of Australian heritage and culture.

Andrew Barton "Banjo" Paterson OBE, 1864 - His poems chronicle outback Australia in an engaging style and have become part of Australian heritage and culture.

Corryong - Home to the Man from Snowy River.

Corryong, Australia - home of A. "Banjo" Patterson author of "The Man From Snowy River"

Banjo Patterson at the Matilda Centre, Winton, Outback Queensland

Why Winton Is Our Favourite Outback Queensland Town

From Banjo Patterson, to dinosaurs, to the musical fence and local characters in the pub, Winton in Outback Queensland soon became our fave Outback town.

Snowy River map The Man From Snow River poem is also at the link. That must have been the first time I've read it since I left school.

Snowy River map The Man From Snow River poem is also at the link. That must have been the first time I've read it since I left school.

2014 Banjo Paterson Anniversary 1/4oz Gold Proof Coin. Andrew Barton “Banjo” Paterson CBE (1864 – 1941) is renowned as an Australian bush poet, but he was also a solicitor, journalist, war correspondent, soldier and author.  Paterson grew up in rural New South Wales, which engendered a lifelong love of the Australian bush and its characters.

The gold proof coin’s reverse depicts a photographic portrait of Banjo Paterson fringed by Banksia flowers against a background of wild brumbies.

2014. Celebrating the 150th anniversary of Australia's favourite bush poet 'Banjo' Paterson birth and his lifelong achievements on a stamp issue. The stamps acknowledge Banjo's iconic bush-themed ballads. This one features 1889 "Clancy of the Overflow"

Celebrating the anniversary of Australia's favourite bush poet 'Banjo' Paterson birth and his lifelong achievements on a stamp issue. The stamps acknowledge Banjo's iconic bush-themed ballads. This one features 1889 "Clancy of the Overflow"

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