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The Rocks Sydney;

 

IT HAPPENED THIS WEEK:

Australian poet Henry Lawson left Sydney for Western Australia in 1892. Henry had been living with his mother, feminist Louisa Lawson, at 26 Jamieson Street, on the edge of he Rocks.

 

It was here that Louisa published her women's newspaper, The Dawn, as well as other feminist literature for the Womenhood Suffrage League. Henry had met and courted Mary Cameron (later poet Dame Mary Gimore, commemorated on the Australian $10 note), who was at the time lodging with Louisa.

 

Louisa opposed the match and ensured the subsequent engagement was broken. Henry Lawson had escorted Mary around The Rocks, showing her 'the low wage workers, the Chinamen working at treadle-saws in underground cellars lit only by a grating in the street, the huddled houses in the old Argyle Cut'.

 

I love his scenery appearance so much, the strong artwork, captured by Nikon D90.

 

Thank you for all praise encourage:)

 

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Taken on April 18, 2011