Lawrence was born in England and came to Australia in 1922, taking
up photography under Harold Cazneaux shortly after
By 1925 Lawrence had been invited to join the Sydney Camera Circle.
returned to England with his wife and daughter in 1926-27.
returned to Australia in 1928 and settled in Bowral, New South
Wales. Away from fellow photographers, Lawrence’s own work declined.
returned to England in 1947.
text based on Gaël Newton's Silver & Grey Angus and Roberston, Australia 1980