Harold Freedman

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Harold Emanuel Freedman (21 May 1915 – 16 July 1999) was an artist from Victoria, Australia renowned for his work in public murals.

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Harold Freedman received an education at the Melbourne Technical College from 1929 to 1935. In 1936 he worked as a freelance illustrator and cartoonist. During World War II, Freedman enlisted in the Royal Australian Air Force and ended up being a war artist attached to the Royal Australian Air Force Historical War Records Section, along with Eric Thake and Max Newton, he was able to work as a war artist in 1944 and 1945, in Borneo, Noemfoor and around Australia.[1] His work also featured on magazine covers like New Idea magazine in the 1940s.

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  1. ^ "Flying Officer Harold Freedman". Australian War Memorial. Retrieved 21 August 2018.
  2. ^ Christopher Allen, "Missing in Action", Weekend Australian, 6-7 May 2017, Review, p. 10
  3. ^ It's an Honour. Retrieved 3 January 2019