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Australian Town & Country Journal, 14 January 1871: said to be drawn after a self-portrait
Adelaide Ironside Adelaide Ironside i(A63052 works by) (a.k.a. Adelaide Eliza Ironside)
Born: Established: 17 Nov 1831 Sydney, New South Wales, ; Died: Ceased: 15 Apr 1867 Rome,
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Italy,
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Western Europe, Europe,

Gender: Female
Expatriate assertion Departed from Australia: 1855
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Adelaide Ironside was the first Australian professional woman artist and the first Australian born artist to study abroad. She grew up in Sydney and published prose and verse in Sydney newspapers. In 1855 she sailed to Europe and spent several years in Italy where she developed her artistic skills. During a visit to London in 1865, she became a friend of John Ruskin. She died in Rome of tuberculosis at the age of 35.

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