Lawson In Mallacoota

Thanks to Angus & Robertson for photo

LAWSON AT MALLACOOTA

With thanks to Denton Prout and the Mitchell Library

Henry Lawson was even able to find inspiration in the fall of a current worker’s newspaper “The Boomerang” and in its Christmas issue for 1891, three months before the paper collapsed., he published the poem “The Cambarooma Star” which is an actual history of the ill-fated “Boomerang”, There was something in the plight of a hopeless man making a last ditch stand that appealed to him.

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