Laura single work   poetry   "If Laura - lady of the flower-soft face -"
Alternative title: Rose
Is part of Twelve Sonnets Henry Kendall 1869 sequence poetry
  • Author: Henry Kendall
Issue Details: First known date: 1869... 1869 Laura
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  • Appears in Leaves from Australian Forests as number II of 'Twelve Sonnets'.
  • Presumably this poem was originally intended for Rose Bennett, with whom Kendall was involved in the mid 1860s.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Leaves from Australian Forests Henry Kendall , Melbourne : George Robertson , 1869 Z241095 1869 selected work poetry Melbourne : George Robertson , 1869 pg. 104
  • Appears in:
    y The Australasian vol. 6 no. 167 12 June 1869 Z1767058 1869 newspaper issue 1869 pg. 743
    Note: With title: 'Rose'; First line: 'If Rose, the lady of the flower-soft face,'
  • Appears in:
    y The Poetical Works of Henry Kendall Henry Kendall , Thomas Thornton Reed (editor), Adelaide : Libraries Board of South Australia , 1966 Z571473 1966 selected work poetry This critical edition includes 90 previously uncollected poems and collates manuscripts of the poems and their appearances in periodicals and newspapers during the poet's life-time. There are copious biographical and critical notes, indexes and a bibliography. Adelaide : Libraries Board of South Australia , 1966 pg. 112
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