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(1856—1919)

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A.G. Stephens

A.G. Stephens  

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(1865–1933),born and educated at Toowoomba, Queensland, was in 1880 apprenticed to a Sydney printer and in 1886 admitted to membership of the NSW Typographical Association. In 1888 he returned ...
Archibald Prize

Archibald Prize  

Funded by a legacy left by J. F. Archibald and valued at $10 000, is Australia's most prestigious prize for portraiture and has been awarded annually by the Art Gallery of ...
Bulletin

Bulletin  

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Established at Sydney, Australia, in 1880, The Bulletin circulated throughout Australia and New Zealand, promoting the bush-balladist ‘literary larrikins’ of the 1890s as the authentic voice of ...
E.J. Brady

E.J. Brady  

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(1869–1952),born Carcoar, NSW, was the son of an Irishman who came to Australia from America, where he had fought in the Civil War. Brady first worked as a shipping ...
Henry Lawson

Henry Lawson  

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(1867–1922),Australian short-story writer and poet, born in the goldfields of New South Wales. Lawson published his first poems in journals such as the Republican and Bulletin. In 1892–3 he ...
Literature

Literature  

In Australia first took the form of official reports, annals, and semi-official accounts of settlement, such as Watkin Tench's A Narrative of the Expedition to Botany Bay (1789). The first ...
Mahogany Ship

Mahogany Ship  

Reputedly wrecked at Armstrongs Bay, between Warrnambool and Port Fairy, Victoria, was so named due to the reported dark colour and the hard, glassy quality of its timber. Recorded sightings ...
Smith's Weekly

Smith's Weekly  

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An uninhibited Sydney newspaper which won an overseas reputation for its raciness and for the quality of its black-and-white art, was published 1919–50. It was named after Sir James Joynton ...
Sylvia Lawson

Sylvia Lawson  

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(1932– ),born Sydney, is a great-granddaughter of Louisa Lawson. She writes in the genres of history, journalism and fiction and in all three is concerned with the political dimensions of ...

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