A Biography of Georgiana McCrae, Painter, Diarist, Pioneer

Book - 1994
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A biography of Georgiana Huntly McCrae, a legendary figure among pioneer Australian women. Traces her life as a painter, diarist and pioneer, from her earliest years in London to her death in Melbourne in 1890. Author has gleaned material from diaries, letters and other family records to recount a story which portrays tragic elements counterbalanced by the strength, wit and creativity of Georgiana. Contains a commentary by Caroline Clement on the several portraits and landscape paintings depicted, an index, notes and a bibliography. The author has written several books including 'Martin Boyd: A Life', which won the National Book Council Award.
Publisher: Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Press, 1994.
ISBN: 9780522845136


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