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Issue Details: First known date: 1885... 1885 The Flag
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Alternative title: The Australian Flag
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Beauteous Terrorist and Other Poems A Wanderer , Melbourne Sydney Adelaide Brisbane : George Robertson , 1885 Z824669 1885 selected work poetry

    The Beauteous Terrorist in the title poem was a remarkable young woman, a beautiful Russian aristocrat Sophia Perovskaia, who deserted her class to join the Terrorist Party which sought to overthrow the Czar. She was arrested and executed, a deed which prompted Sir Henry Parkes, a noted politician on the opposite side of the globe, to pen an epic poem in her honour. Back cover of the facsimile edition.

    Melbourne Sydney Adelaide Brisbane : George Robertson , 1885
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Fragmentary Thoughts Henry Parkes , Sydney : Samuel E. Lees , 1889 Z386474 1889 selected work poetry Sydney : Samuel E. Lees , 1889 pg. 109-111
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The School Paper for Class IV no. 154 May 1911 Z1564011 1911 periodical issue 1911 pg. 49-50
    Note:
    • With title: The Australian Flag.
    • Illustration: 'The flag of the Commonwealth of Australia'.
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Children's Treasury of Australian Verse Bertram Stevens (editor), George Mackaness (editor), Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1913 Z1413998 1913 anthology poetry children's Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1913 pg. 2-3
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Beauteous Terrorist and Other Poems A Wanderer , Melbourne Sydney Adelaide Brisbane : George Robertson , 1885 Z824669 1885 selected work poetry

    The Beauteous Terrorist in the title poem was a remarkable young woman, a beautiful Russian aristocrat Sophia Perovskaia, who deserted her class to join the Terrorist Party which sought to overthrow the Czar. She was arrested and executed, a deed which prompted Sir Henry Parkes, a noted politician on the opposite side of the globe, to pen an epic poem in her honour. Back cover of the facsimile edition.

    Dubbo : Review Publications , 1986
    pg. 42-44
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