Caroline Dexter Caroline Dexter i(A14328 works by) (a.k.a. Caroline Harper Dexter; Harper Dexter; Caroline Lynch; Carrie Lynch; Madame Carole; A Clairvoyante)
Also writes as: Budgery
Born: Established: 6 Jan 1819 Nottingham, Nottinghamshire,
United Kingdom (UK),
Western Europe, Europe,
; Died: Ceased: 19 Aug 1884
Gender: Female
Arrived in Australia: 1854
Heritage: English
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Dexter published the Ladies Almanac: The Southern Cross or Australian Album and New Year's Gift (Melbourne, 1858) and The Interpreter: An Australian Monthly Magazine of Literature, Art & c. (Melbourne, 1861).

As Madame Carole, Dexter was a mesmerist and clairvoyant. According to Tiffany Donnelly, Henry Handel Richardson's mother consulted her ('Mesmerism, Clairvoyance and Literary Culture in Mid-Century Australia', p.105).

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