LITERATURE

Henry Lawson
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The eldest child of Norwegian immigrant called Larsen and publisher mother Louisa Lawson.

Henry Lawson

Lawson was a regular contributor to The Bulletin, as was Steele Rudd, Banjo Paterson and Joseph Furphy.

He often wrote stories of larrikins and their push and even a series about a bottle-o.

His poetry depicted the Australian virtue of mateship.

Lawson died a poverty stricken alcoholic at Abbotsford, Sydney on 2nd September, 1922.

Henry Lawson



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