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Alternative title: The Sun : An Australian Illustrated Newspaper for the Home and Society; The Sun : A Society Courier
Issue Details: First known date: 1888... 1888 The Sun : An Illustrated Journal for the Home and Society
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The Sun's scope encompassed 'social, artistic, musical and theatrical notes, theatrical interviews, original articles on domestic topics, original short plays, original and selected short stories, printed music, beauty and household hints' (Stuart, Lurline Australian Periodicals with Literary Content, 1821-1925: An Annotated Bibliography. Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2003: 121).

The proprietors were George R. Bald (December 1888 - January 1894); Frank Critchley Parker (January 1894 - August 1897); H. H. Champion (August 1897 - January 1899); Catherine Hay Thomson and Evelyn Gough (January 1899 - [February 1903?]. Under the ownership of Thomson and Gough, the publication was transformed into a 'crusading feminist journal' (Brenda Niall).

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 1888

PeriodicalNewspaper Details

Subtitle:
Sub-title varies
Frequency:
Weekly
Range:
7 December 1888 - 4 February 1903
Mergers:
Incorporated into Arena (1900-1904) to become Arena-Sun (1903-1904)
Size:
Folio ; originally 24 pages, later increased to 32 pages
Price:
Original price: 6d ; reduced to 3d in [August 1896?]
Graphics:
illus.
Advertising:
Includes advertising
Note:
Cover title.
Note:
'An Australian illustrated society newspaper' (Trove)
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