'First appearance of this story [as The Mother and The Wonder-Child : an Australian story] in serial form in 22 issues of the Girls Own Annual between April 27th (no. 1113) and September 21st 1901 (no. 1134). This was the first appearance of Turner in the journal.' (Libraries Australia record).
Epigraph: 'The common problem, yours, mine, every one's, / Is, not to fancy what were fair in life, / Provided it could be, - but finding first / What may be, then find how to make it fair / Up to our means.' -- Robert Browning.