Norman Lindsay





Norman Lindsay

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born
in Creswick, Victoria, Australia
February 22, 1879

died
November 21, 1969

gender
male

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Norman Alfred William Lindsay was an Australian artist. Lindsay was born in Creswick, Victoria. He was a prolific artist, sculptor, writer, editorial cartoonist and scale modeler, as well as being a highly talented boxer.

Norman was the son of Irish surgeon Robert Charles William Alexander Lindsay and Jane Elizabeth Lindsay from Creswick. Fifth of ten children, he was the brother of Percy Lindsay (1870-1952), Lionel Lindsay (1874-1961), Ruby Lindsay (1885-1919), and Daryl Lindsay (1889-1976).

He married Catherine (Kate) Agatha Parkinson, in Melbourne on 23 May 1900. Their son Jack was born, in Melbourne, on 20 October 1900, followed by Raymond in 1903 and Phillip in 1906. They divorced in 1918. Phillip died in 1958 and Raymond in 1960. In the...more


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Age Of Consent
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Redheap
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"Saturdee"
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The Cousin From Fiji
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A Curate in Bohemia
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The Flyaway Highway
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The Cautious Amorist
4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1932 — 2 editions
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Dust Or Polish?
3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1950 — 3 editions
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Halfway To Anywhere
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More books by Norman Lindsay…
“The best love affairs are those we never had”
Norman Lindsay

“Apologies are totally inadequate,' shouted Uncle Wattleberry. 'Nothing short of felling you to the earth with an umbrella could possibly atone for the outrage. You are a danger to the whisker-growing public. You have knocked my hat off, pulled my whiskers, and tried to remove my nose.”
Norman Lindsay, The Magic Pudding

“Rumpus Bumpus,”
Norman Lindsay, The Magic Pudding

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