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Australia Post celebrates Henry Lawson with new stamps

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Australia Post marks 150 years since the birth of one of Australia’s early literary greats, Henry Lawson (1867–1922), with the release of a new stamp issue.

Australia Post Philatelic Manager, Michael Zsolt said, “The stamps recognise the genius of Henry Lawson through two of his much-loved stories: The Drover’s Wife, and Mitchell: A Character Sketch“.

A poet and short fiction writer, Lawson is remembered more for his stories than his verse, though he had many poems published during his lifetime.

Read more at auspost.newsroom.com.au

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