Item #CL181-117 Henry Lawson
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Henry Lawson

(1) [Portrait Of Henry Lawson], 1915. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, oval format, photographer’s line printed on backing below image, 5.2 x 3.8cm. Minor silvering. Laid down on original presentation backing.

Photographer’s line reads “W. Johnson, Bank Chambers, Pitt and Market Sts, Sydney.”

(2) “Black Bonnet” [Poem] , c1916. Draft manuscript, handwritten in ink, 32.3 x 20.4cm. Slight foxing, soiling, repaired tears, creases, old folds, laid down on acid-free tissue. Framed.

This poem, about Lawson’s grandmother, was first published in the magazine The Lone Hand, 1st Sept. 1916.

Accompanying the poem is a letter from the Mitchell Library, dated 1973, thanking the owner for granting permission to copy this manuscript to include in their collection of Henry Lawson holdings. Ref: Austlit.

Item #CL181-117

Price (AUD): $9,900.00  other currencies

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