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Laying of the foundation stones for the National Library building by John Masefield and Sir Isaac Isaacs, Kings Avenue, Canberra, 1934
John Masefield (International) assertion John Masefield i(A19759 works by) (a.k.a. John Edward Masefield)
Born: Established: 1 Jun 1878 Herefordshire,
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England,
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United Kingdom (UK),
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Western Europe, Europe,
; Died: Ceased: 12 May 1967 Abingdon, Oxfordshire,
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England,
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United Kingdom (UK),
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Western Europe, Europe,

Gender: Male
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British Poet Laureate John Masefield toured Australia in November 1934. During his visit to Canberra he laid one of the two foundation stones of the first National Library of Australia.

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  • John Masefield's work was published extensively in the Victorian Readers and the School Paper, two Australian educational publications. He is also included in AustLit because of Australian-written adaptations of his work.

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