Story: Crump, Barry

At the typewriter

At the typewriter

Despite his public image as a rough and ready bushman, Crump took his writing very seriously, reading widely and striving to improve on and reshape his work. This photograph captures a moment of concentration at his typewriter in the 1960s.

Using this item

Bush Media
Reference: Colin Hogg, A life in loose strides: the story of Barry Crump. Auckland: Hodder Moa Beckett, 2000.

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How to cite this page:

Brigid Magner. 'Crump, Barry', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2011, updated November, 2012. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 1 March 2024)