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Man was made to mourn / by Francis MacNamara, ca. 1850- ca.1861

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PXA 1780

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YolddpN9

Man was made to mourn / by Francis MacNamara, ca. 1850- ca.1861

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Man was made to mourn / by Francis MacNamara, ca. 1850- ca.1861

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Man was made to mourn / by Francis MacNamara, ca. 1850- ca.1861

Date

1850

Call Numbers

PXA 1780

Record Identifier

YolddpN9
Physical Description

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3 photographs - 20.3 x 25.3 cm - black & white:

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Copyright status : in copyright - created after 1955

Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales and Courtesy copyright holder

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

2 photographs of an original illustrated manuscript of Robert Burns' poem 'Man Was Made To Mourn' by Francis MacNamara, dated Novr. 26 1850.
1 photograph of another version of this poem by MacNamara (at ML A 807). It shows a number of differences in the way the text is set out, the wording at the top and in the illustration.

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Man was made to mourn / by Francis MacNamara, ca. 1850- ca.1861

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Pic.Acc. Update Record - Information transferred from Pic.Acc.6658 as part of the eRecords Project, 2012-2013

Conservation note

Good condition

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Presented by Mr. John Meredith, January 1989
Pic.Acc.6658

Administrative / Biographical history

Francis MacNamara, known as Frank the Poet, was born in Ireland ca. 1810. Convicted of smashing a shop window and stealing a piece of cloth, he was transported to New South Wales in 1832. In 1839 whilst employed as a shepherd with the Australian Agricultural Company he wrote the anti-authoritarian satire, 'A Convict's Tour to Hell'. He received a...

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PXA 1780

Record Identifier

YolddpN9

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902323

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