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An anthology of writing about Australia by British women who visited or resided for a time in the colonies.

Notes

  • Epigraph: A lady an explorer? a traveller in skirts? The notion's just a trifle too seraphic: Let them stay and mind the babies, or hem our ragged shirts; But they musn't, can't, and shan't be geographic.... To The Royal Geographic Society from Punch, London, June 1893.
  • Dedication: For my sister, Margaret Louise (Bluey), one of the last passengers to sail on the R.M.S. Stratheden, famous among the '5 Straths' of the P&O Australian Fleet and in remembrance of the wanderer's escorts - the work horses, mules, camels, bullocks, dogs and on some journeys, cats - whose transport and protection were essential for travel within Australia and its Territories for so many.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Fremantle, Fremantle area, South West Perth, Perth, Western Australia,:Fremantle Press , 2003 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Two Unknown Convicts, 2003 single work extract (p. 19-22)
Mary Ann Parker (1791-1792), Mary Ann Parker , 2003 single work extract (p. 23-34)
Rosalie Hancorn Ambrose Hare (1827-1828), Rosalie Hare , 2003 extract autobiography (p. 35-50)
Katherine Kirkland (1839), Katherine Kirkland , 2003 extract autobiography (p. 51-60)
Elizabeth Ramsey-Laye (1853), Elizabeth Ramsay-Laye , 2003 extract autobiography (p. 61-66)
Alice Mary Frere (1863), Alice M. Frere , 2003 extract autobiography (p. 67-82)
Harriet Douglas (1870), Harriet Millie Daly , 2003 extract autobiography (p. 83-104)
Rosamond and Florence Hill (1873), Rosamund Hill , Florence Hill , 2003 extract autobiography (p. 105-116)
Constance Gordon-Cumming (1873), Constance Gordon-Cumming , 2003 extract autobiography (p. 117-128)
Emily Soldene (1877), Emily Soldene , 2003 extract autobiography (p. 129-136)
Lady Anna Brassey (1887), Anna Brassey , 2003 extract autobiography (p. 137-170)
Martha (1887-1890), Martha , 2003 extract autobiography (p. 171-192)
Marian Ellis Rowan (1891), Ellis Rowan , 2003 extract autobiography (p. 193-202)
Flora Shaw (1893), Flora Shaw , 2003 extract autobiography (p. 203-214)
Lady Ida Poore : 1908-1910, Ida Poore , 2003 extract autobiography (p. 215-232)
Rosita Forbes : 1917, Rosita Forbes , 2003 extract autobiography (p. 233-250)
Philippa Bridges : 1923, Philippa Bridges , 2003 extract autobiography (p. 251-290)
Lady Violet Apsley : 1925, Violet Apsley , 2003 extract autobiography (p. 291-314)
Angela Thirkell: 1930, Angela Thirkell , 2003 extract autobiography (p. 315-327)
Amy Johnson : 1930., Amy Johnson , 2003 extract autobiography (p. 328)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Fremantle, Fremantle area, South West Perth, Perth, Western Australia,: Fremantle Press , 2003 .
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      Extent: 363p.
      Note/s:
      • Contains bibliography (p.359).
      ISBN: 1863683941

Works about this Work

[Review] Venus in Transit : Australia's Women Travellers 1788 - 1930 Merril Hammer , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Reviews in Australian Studies , vol. 1 no. 3 2006;

— Review of Venus in Transit : Australia's Women Travellers 1788 - 1930 2003 anthology extract
[Review] Venus in Transit : Australia's Women Travellers 1788 - 1930 Merril Hammer , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Studies , Winter vol. 19 no. 2 2004; (p. 204-206)

— Review of Venus in Transit : Australia's Women Travellers 1788 - 1930 2003 anthology extract
[Review] Venus in Transit : Australia's Women Travellers 1788 - 1930 Daniel Gorman , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Australasian Victorian Studies Journal , vol. 9 no. 2003; (p. 231-233)

— Review of Venus in Transit : Australia's Women Travellers 1788 - 1930 2003 anthology extract
[Review] Venus in Transit : Australia's Women Travellers 1788 - 1930 Kathryn Ferguson , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Journal of Australian Studies , no. 79 2003; (p. 205-207)

— Review of Venus in Transit : Australia's Women Travellers 1788 - 1930 2003 anthology extract
[Review] Venus in Transit : Australia's Women Travellers 1788 - 1930 Kathryn Ferguson , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: JAS Review of Books , June no. 16 2003;

— Review of Venus in Transit : Australia's Women Travellers 1788 - 1930 2003 anthology extract
The Ladies Who Travelled Anne Partlon , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 12 April 2003; (p. 16)

— Review of Venus in Transit : Australia's Women Travellers 1788 - 1930 2003 anthology extract
Voyageuses, Chic and Contrary Susan Kurosawa , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 19-20 April 2003; (p. 12)

— Review of Venus in Transit : Australia's Women Travellers 1788 - 1930 2003 anthology extract
Diverse Journeys of the Female Kind Susan K. Martin , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 18-19 April 2003; (p. 4)

— Review of Venus in Transit : Australia's Women Travellers 1788 - 1930 2003 anthology extract
Universal Nomads Ros Pesman , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , May no. 251 2003; (p. 13-14)

— Review of Venus in Transit : Australia's Women Travellers 1788 - 1930 2003 anthology extract
Australian Women on the Move Sylvia Marchant , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 31 May 2003; (p. 6a)

— Review of Venus in Transit : Australia's Women Travellers 1788 - 1930 2003 anthology extract
Last amended 13 Apr 2018 11:46:44
Subjects:
  • c
    Australia,
    c
  • c
    New Zealand,
    c
    Pacific Region,
  • Van Diemen's Land (1803-1856), Tasmania,
  • 1788-1799
  • 1800-1899
  • 1900-1930
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