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Issue Details: First known date: 2004... 2004 Louisa Atkinson in the Southern Highlands and the Kurrajong
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Clarke provides an account of conversations she had with Louisa Atkinson's granddaughter, Janet Cosh while Clarke was researching Atkinson's life. The article also traces the development of Atkinson's love of the Australian bush and its fauna, her burgeoning writing career and the hardships she experienced in her personal life.


  • Abridged version of two talks presented at commemorations of Louisa Atkinson at Mt Tomah Botanic Gardens on 23 November 2003 and at the Fitzroy Falls Visitors' Centre on 28 February 2004.

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    y separately published work icon Margin no. 63 July/August 2004 Z1142750 2004 periodical issue 2004 pg. 4-17
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4-17 Louisa Atkinson in the Southern Highlands and the Kurrajongsmall AustLit logo Margin
  • Hawkesbury area, Northwest Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,
  • Southern Highlands - Southern Tablelands, Southeastern NSW, New South Wales,
  • 1860s
  • 1870-1872
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