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Henry Lawson Bust :
Henry Lawson Bust :

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Portrait Bust commemorates the poet Henry Lawson who was born on the Grenfell goldfields.

Henry Lawson (17 June 1867 – 2 September 1922) was an Australian writer and poet. Along with his contemporary Banjo Paterson, Lawson is among the best-known Australian poets and fiction writers of the colonial period, and is often called Australia's "greatest writer".

Location

Address:Camp Street (Mid Western Highway) , Next to former School of Arts , Grenfell, 2810
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.895191
Long: 148.162032
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Arts
Link:http://www.acph.nicheit.com.au

Dedication

Front Inscription

HENRY LAWSON
1867-1922

(plaque)
HENRY LAWSON
1867-1922

Though You Sing Of Dear Old Mudgee And The Home Of Pipeclay Flat,
You Were Born On Grenfell Goldfield - And You Can’t Get Over That.
“Said Grenfell To My Spirit” (1922)

Henry Lawson Was Born On The Grenfell Goldfields On 17th June 1867.
His Prose And Verse Provided Humorous, Sentimental And Tragic Views Of Life In The City And The Bush.

HENRY LAWSON FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS

Source: ACPH, MA
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