An eccentric seaman [22 January 1892]

[Editor: This is a report on an incident which was the basis for Henry Lawson’s poem “A Study in the Nood”. Published in The Advertiser, 22 January 1892.] An eccentric seaman. Three days without water Port Pirie, January 21. A man belonging to the ship Oweenee, lying at Port Pirie, named Grice was seen yesterday […]

Johnson, alias Crow [news reports, 1891]

[Editor: These are reports on an incident which was the basis for Henry Lawson’s poem “Johnson, alias Crow”; being extracts from the general news sections of The Brisbane Courier, regarding the death in custody of H. Johnson in 1891. A further extract has been included, related to the possibility that the Heinrich Johnson mentioned in […]