Scales, Sydney Ernest, 1916-2003

Scales, Sid, 1916-2003, Scales, Sidney Ernest, 1916-2003

Reporter and commercial artist before serving with the RNZAF, 1940-1945. Studied at Art School, Christchurch, ca 1945, then at the Central School of Art, London, ca 1947. On return to New Zealand worked as commercial artist in Christchurch before becoming cartoonist with the Otago Daily Times (1951-1981). Son of Ernest Charles Scales (b 1886) and Daisy (née Mason). Staff cartoonist for the Otago Daily Times from 1951 to 1981. Previously had cartoons published in Timaru Herald, 1934-1938, and in Christchurch Press and Star. Flying boat pilot for RNZAF during Second World War and POW in Java for 3 and half years. Many of his caricatures drawn during Java period are in the Imperial War Museum, London. Studied art at Canterbury School of Art and Central School of Art, London, before joining the Otago Daily Times. Died 7 March 2003.

There are 107 related items to this topic
Date: 1949 Ref: ArtEph-1949-N-01 Description: Includes list of works by: W Barr, Valerie Beere, Kathleen Browne, K I C Clark, Jack W Crippen, Ursula Curnow, Austen Deans, Francois de Mauny, Roy J Dickiso...
Date: 28, 29 May 1992 - 28 May 1992 - 29 May 1992 From: New Zealand Cartoon Archive: Oral history recordings By: Scales, Sydney Ernest, 1916-2003 Ref: OHInt-0454/1 Description: Sydney Ernest (Sid) Scales born Ashburton 1916. Interview outlines family background and gives details of childhood and schools. Mentions going to the Dunedi...
Scales, Sydney Ernest, 1916-2003 :[Town beer supply. 1946-1947]
Date: 1946 - 1947 By: Scales, Sydney Ernest, 1916-2003 Ref: B-074-014 Description: A series of seven scenes imagining the implications of beer available on tap even in private houses, by analogy with water. According to information supplie...
Date: 1969 - 1970 By: Reed, Alfred Hamish (Sir), 1875-1975; Scales, Sydney Ernest, 1916-2003; Henry, Frances, active 1973 Ref: C-088-009 Description: A design for a poster to raise funds for Cambridge Primary School. Includes a written description by A. H. Reed of his first visit to Cambridge, the outline ...
Date: 1976 By: Scales, Sydney Ernest, 1916-2003; Otago daily times (Newspaper) Ref: B-154-141 Description: The "final test" is a violent rugby srum between apartheid sport and All Black tours. Extended Title - The Game. Apartheid Sport. All Black Tours. Quantity...
Scales, Sidney Ernest 1916- :[The New Zealander in rationed London ca 1948].
Date: 1945 - 1948 By: Scales, Sydney Ernest, 1916-2003; New Zealand free lance (Newspaper) Ref: B-074-023 Description: Shows a series of scenes in London, just after the second World War: The New Zealander first arrives in London, well-fed, does the sights including the Tower...
Date: 1972 By: Otago daily times (Newspaper); Scales, Sydney Ernest, 1916-2003; Heath, Eric Walmsley, 1923- Ref: A-290-109 Description: United States President Richard Nixon and the President of the Soviet Union Leonid Brezhnev are watching North and South Korea play ping pong. Extended Titl...
Date: 1972 By: Scales, Sydney Ernest, 1916-2003 Ref: A-302-002 Description: Shows Les Gandar in white coat, turning on a switch labelled "POWER FOR THE SOUTH", part of a panel labelled "GOVERNMENT POPULARITY GENERATING SYSTEM". Inset...
Date: 1945 - 1948 By: Scales, Sydney Ernest, 1916-2003 Ref: B-074-016 Description: A strip-cartoon of eleven images, explaining the cartoonist's absence, and then reporting on the fight for the British Empire middleweight title between the ...
Date: 1977 By: Otago daily times (Newspaper); Scales, Sydney Ernest, 1916-2003 Ref: J-057-014 Description: Caricatures of New Zealand politician Keith Holyoake over the years - from farm boy to Commonwealth 'elder statesman' and through knighthood to Governor-Gene...
Date: 1972 By: Otago daily times (Newspaper); Scales, Sydney Ernest, 1916-2003; Heath, Eric Walmsley, 1923- Ref: A-290-108 Description: United States President Richard Nixon, hand-in-hand with a woman representing "Vietnam peace" denies a closer relationship with her to the press. Extended T...
Date: 1972 By: Otago daily times (Newspaper); Scales, Sydney Ernest, 1916-2003; Heath, Eric Walmsley, 1923- Ref: A-290-107 Description: French president Georges Pompidou tramples over international protests against French nuclear testing in the Pacific. Other Titles - Pompidou Extended Title...
Date: 1943 - 1948 By: Scales, Sydney Ernest, 1916-2003 Ref: A-305-013/052 Description: Includes caricatures of the guards and of the prisoners, copies of pages from the "Mark Time sporting weekly" for 1943. Also includes copy of front page of N...
Date: 1972 By: Scales, Sydney Ernest, 1916-2003 Ref: A-302-001 Description: Shows four cartoons: a small sketch of a man's profile head in the "election smog"; Les Gander and John Marshall standing shoulder-deep in a lake (Manapouri,...
Date: 1956 By: Scales, Sydney Ernest, 1916-2003 Ref: A-352-029 Description: Shows two fish talking together as they watch the mushroom cloud rising from a nuclear explosion. There is a pun: "Fission chips" sounds the same as "Fish '...
Date: [ca 1951-1981], 2001 From: Ex Japanese Oorlogsslachtoffers Nederlands Oost-Indie (EJOS Inc) : Records Ref: fMS-Papers-10831-04 Description: Folder contains copies of cartoons by Sid Scales relating to prisoners in Japanese camps, and a copy of a letter to cartoonist Tom Scott from Henk Zeeman Qu...
Date: 2 Novmber 1970 From: Skinner, Thomas Edward (Sir), 1909-1991: Cartoons collected by Sir Thomas Skinner By: Scales, Sydney Ernest, 1916-2003; Otago daily times (Newspaper) Ref: C-179-036 Description: Skinner as Guy Fawkes in an area labelled "The cellars of the economy" is lighting a fuse attached to barrels labelled "More industrial disharmony". The cap...
Date: 17 November 1970 From: Skinner, Thomas Edward (Sir), 1909-1991: Cartoons collected by Sir Thomas Skinner By: Scales, Sydney Ernest, 1916-2003; Otago daily times (Newspaper) Ref: C-179-032 Description: Norman Shelton dressed in a dress and apron, and a man in a suit labelled "Employers" are standing next to a new "price freezer". The salesman Skinner can be...
Date: 1976 - 1978 By: Scales, Sydney Ernest, 1916-2003 Ref: A-289-001/026 Description: See individual records for details. A-289-002 has been moved to B-162-024 (too big for A sequence) Quantity: 26 original cartoon(s). Physical Description:...
Date: 1981 By: Scales, Sydney Ernest, 1916-2003 Ref: A-352-031 Description: Shows Jim Bolger talking with a colleague as they watch members of the Engine Drivers' Union approaching, dressed in Arabian clothing and riding on a flying...