1942-1952 Min's Pie: Minhinnick Cartoons (8712)

1942-1952 Min's Pie: Minhinnick Cartoons (8712)

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1942-1952 Min's Pie: Minhinnick Cartoons from the New Zealand Herald. In reasonable condition.

Sir Gordon Edward George Minhinnick KBE (13 June 1902 – 19 February 1992) was a New Zealand cartoonist. He was born at Torpoint, Cornwall, England, educated at Kelly College, Devon, and left for New Zealand in 1921 where he studied architecture for four years. In 1926 he joined the New Zealand Free Lance as cartoonist, but soon transferred to the Christchurch Sun and thence to the Auckland Sun.

He joined the New Zealand Herald as a political cartoonist in 1930 and although he officially retired in 1976, contributed cartoons to the newspaper for more than another decade. In the 1950 King's Birthday Honours, Minhinnick was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire,[1] and in the 1976 Queen's Birthday Honours he was promoted to Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire), for services as a cartoonist.[2]