Richardson, Robert (M)

b. 7 January 1850. d. 4 October 1901. Nationality: Australian. VIAF.
Poet, children’s writer, journalist. Reputed to be the first Australian-born published poet. Born in New South Wales. Worked as a journalist in Sydney, London, and Edinburgh. Publications include *Willow and Wattle: Poems* (1893). Biographical information: Reilly, *Late Victorian Poetry* p. 402; Wikipedia <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Richardson_(poet)> (25 May 2021). (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
In a London Square 1888 Good Words Poet 5489
The Stock-Rider’s Grave 1888 Good Words Poet 5518
The Water-Carrier 1888 Good Words Poet 5508
The Sailor 1889 Good Words Poet 5562
Sick in the City 1889 Good Words Poet 5557
A Ballade of the Prince of All 1890 Good Words Poet 4107
An April Allegro 1890 Good Words Poet 4041
Dawn at Sea 1890 Good Words Poet 4077
At the Ferry 1892 Good Words Poet 5021
A Minor Poet 1893 Good Words Poet 5051
Hope 1893 Good Words Poet 5036
A Picardy Pastoral 1893 Good Words Poet 5044