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Blog post from Friday, 28 March, 2014

Cast of Henry Lawson’s right hand, ca 1922 / [attributed to Nelson Illingworth]

Henry Lawson (17 June1867 - 2nd September 1922) was a famous Australian writer and poet.

“It is believed that the cast was made by Nelson Illingworth from a mould taken from Lawson after his death (see notes compiled by I.F. McLaren in 1979, Locn. no. PXn 578 Mitchell Library)”

You can find out more about Henry Lawson on Discover Collections