Kingsley, Henry (1830-1876)

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Kingsley, H. (Henry) (1830-1876)
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novelist; 9002; artist; Painter; Draughtsman; Novelist; 0804; Gold-miner
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Henry Kingsley (1830-1876), novelist, was born on 2 January 1830 at Barnack, Northamptonshire, England, son of Rev. Charles Kingsley and his wife Mary, née Lucas; his older brothers were Charles (1819-1875),...

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Kingsley arrived in Australia in 1853 to try his luck gold-mining. During his travels throughout New South Wales and Victoria he made a number of watercolour sketches and his novel 'The Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn' was written while he was staying in Buninyong near the Ballarat goldfields in 1857.

sketcher and novelist, was born in Northamptonshire, England, on 2 January 1830, sixth son of Rev. Charles Kingsley and Mary, née Lucas. A member of a cultured, well-connected family, it is likely that he was given drawing lessons in youth. Arriving at Melbourne in the Gauntlet in 1853, Kingsley tried gold-mining at Mount Alexander, Ararat and Omeo with limited success. He then travelled around the country on horseback. Nine watercolours of Australian subjects by Kingsley (Mitchell Library), mainly of mountain scenery, were nearly all painted when he was travelling alone through the Monaro, New South Wales, and Gippsland, Victoria, districts in 1855-56. Sketchy but competent, they display some understanding of composition and colouring. All have lengthy inscriptions of a personal character and were obviously intended to be sent home. They include, for instance, 'Emu Creek in the Portland Bay District. Self on beloved thoroughbred Mazzaroni. Wedge-tailed Eagle following me, and lighting on tree after tree’, and 'an undiscovered gold gully … I cannot describe good and unmistakable wash dirt, any more than you can describe to me the difference between Beaune and Chateau Margot [sic]. But you can tell it as a rule the instant you have it in your hand …’. Other views are of the mountains around Buninyong, near Langi Willi Station where Kingsley lived for several months in 1857 while writing The Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn . The novel ...

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  • fl. c.1853 - c.1857

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  1. Henry Kingsley, 1830-1876 : towards a vindication / by S.M. Ellis
    Ellis, S. M. (Stewart Marsh)
    [ Book : 1931 ]
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  2. Henry Kingsley / edited with an introduction by J.S.D. Mellick
    Kingsley, Henry, 1830-1876
    [ Book : 1982 ]
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  3. The Hillyars and the Burtons : a story of two families / by Henry Kingsley ; with an introduction by Leonie Kramer
    Kingsley, Henry, 1830-1876
    [ Book, Article : 1865-2004 ]
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  4. Geoffry Hamlyn / Henry Kingsley
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    [ Book, Article : 1859-1998 ]
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  5. The recollections of Geoffry Hamlyn / by Henry Kingsley
    Kingsley, Henry, 1830-1876
    [ Book : 1800-2001 ]
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  6. William Baylebridge and the modern problem / by Judith Wright McKinney ; and Henry Kingsley : some novels of Australian life ; by Leonie J. Kramer
    Wright, Judith, 1915-2000
    [ Book : 1954-1955 ]
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  7. Geoffry Hamlyn in Australia : an adaptation of the Australian portion of Henry Kingsley's "Geoffry Hamlyn"
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    [ Book : 1912-1939 ]
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  8. Travelling in Victoria / by Henry Kingsley
    Kingsley, Henry, 1830-1876
    [ Book : 1861 ]
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  9. Tales of old travel. Re-narrated by Henry Kingsley
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  10. Ravenshoe / by Henry Kingsley
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  1. Henry Kingsley, 1830-1876 : towards a vindication / by S.M. Ellis
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    [ Book : 1931 ]
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  2. Henry Kingsley / edited with an introduction by J.S.D. Mellick
    Kingsley, Henry, 1830-1876
    [ Book : 1982 ]
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  3. The passing guest : a life of Henry Kingsley / J.S.D. Mellick
    Mellick, J. S. D. (John Stanton Davis), 1920-
    [ Book : 1983 ]
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  4. William Baylebridge and the modern problem / by Judith Wright McKinney ; and Henry Kingsley : some novels of Australian life ; by Leonie J. Kramer
    Wright, Judith, 1915-2000
    [ Book : 1954-1955 ]
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  5. Henry Kingsley and colonial fiction / by John Barnes
    Barnes, John, 1931-
    [ Book : 1971 ]
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  6. The neglected brother : a study of Henry Kingsley / [by] William H. Scheuerle
    Scheuerle, William H
    [ Book : 1971 ]
    Languages: Undetermined;English, [1 other]
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  7. [Biographical cuttings on Henry Kingsley, novelist, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
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  8. Travelling in Victoria / by Henry Kingsley
    Kingsley, Henry, 1830-1876
    [ Book : 1861 ]
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  9. Henry Kingsley (1830-1876) : l'homme et l'oeuvre / Guy Degos
    Degos, Guy
    [ Thesis : 1977 ]
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  10. Bibliography of Henry Kingsley 1830-1876 / Ben Hutchison
    Hutchison, Ben
    [ Book : 1988 ]
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  1. HENRY KINGSLEY (1830-1876) Author of Geoffrey Hamlyn
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