Henry Kingsley, and the ‘Dear Old Station’: The ‘Baroona’ of Geoffry Hamlyn?


Where did Henry Kingsley work or get acquainted with cattle while he was in Australia? The question arises from a close look at one of Kingsley's watercolours held by the Mitchell Library, Sydney. It is endorsed: 'The dear old station. I will give no description lest I grow sentimental.'

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Published 1 October 1993 in Volume 16 No. 2. Subjects: Australian landscape - Literary portrayal, Writer's inspiration, Henry Kingsley.

Cite as: Mellick, J. S. D.. ‘Henry Kingsley, and the ‘Dear Old Station’: The ‘Baroona’ of Geoffry Hamlyn?.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 16, no. 2, 1993, doi: 10.20314/als.30844de9fb.