Some Australian women. Part IV. [23 May 1891]

[Editor: This is part 4 of “Some Australian women”, a series of articles on the achievements of women in Australia. Published in The Illustrated Sydney News, 23 May 1891.] Some Australian women: (Continued). Part IV. Musicians. The name of Madame Carandini (née Marie Burgess) is so firmly bound up with the establishment of good opera […]

Some Australian women: Part III. Four Australian Artists. [9 May 1891]

[Editor: This is part 3 of “Some Australian women”, a series of articles on the achievements of women in Australia. Published in The Illustrated Sydney News, 9 May 1891.] Some Australian women: (By M. Hirst Browne.) Part III. Four Australian Artists. Mrs. Ellis Rowan, whose exquisite paintings of Australian and New Zealand wild flowers are […]

Some Australian women. Part II. — ‘Tasma.’ [25 April 1891]

[Editor: This is part 2 of “Some Australian women”, a series of articles on the achievements of women in Australia. Published in The Illustrated Sydney News, 25 April 1891.] Some Australian women. Part II. — ‘Tasma.’ In his ‘Problems of Greater Britain,’ Sir Charles Dilke tells us that ‘Tasmania has had her novelist in Mme. […]

Some Australian women. Part I. [11 April 1891]

[Editor: This is part 1 of “Some Australian women”, a series of articles on the achievements of women in Australia. Published in The Illustrated Sydney News, 11 April 1891.] Some Australian women. Part I. The lives and achievements of Australian women will, I feel sure, furnish a rich theme for many articles and books yet […]

Johnson, alias Crow [news reports, 1891]

[Editor: These are reports on an incident which was the basis for Henry Lawson’s poem “Johnson, alias Crow”; being extracts from the general news sections of The Brisbane Courier, regarding the death in custody of H. Johnson in 1891. A further extract has been included, related to the possibility that the Heinrich Johnson mentioned in […]