Gordon, Adam Lindsay, 1833-1870

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1833-10-19
Death 1870-06-24
Australians
English

Biographical notes:

Poet.

From the description of Hunting under the Southern Cross [manuscript]. 1870. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225835366

Adam Lindsay Gordon was an Australian poet, passionate about horse racing. He had a few bad falls but was undeterred. Suffering from depression, he shot himself on the beach in Brighton in 1870.

From the description of Papers [manuscript]. 1865-1869. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 222894181

Poet. (see: The Oxford companion to Australian literature, p. 301-302).

From the description of Notebook [manuscript]. 1851. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225818715

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Subjects:

  • Authors, Australian--19th century--Archives
  • Poets, Australian--19th century
  • Poets, Australian--19th century--Biography
  • Hunting
  • Poets, Australian--19th century--Correspondence

Occupations:

  • Poets
  • Sportsmen and sportswomen
  • Horsemen and horsewomen
  • Authors

Places:

  • Australia (as recorded)