Born: Established: 6 Jul 1835 Bremen ; Died: 13 Oct 1898 Middle Park
Arriving in Australia in July 1855, John Hennings worked as a scene designer and artist for various theatrical companies in Geelong, Melbourne and Sydney. He was briefly out of work from 1887 to 1889, due to temporary blindness, but then continued to work until 1892.
'Hennings died of chronic pneumonia on 13 October 1898 at Middle Park, Melbourne, and was buried in Melbourne cemetery.'
Source: Australian Dictionary of Biography online, http://adb.anu.edu.au/