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Picture relating to Sydney - titled 'Enhanced photograph of Mary Louisa Ann Paterson, ca. 1864'

Enhanced photograph of Mary Louisa Ann Paterson, ca. 1864

contributed by QldPics, taken in 1864
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Mary Paterson (nee McRoberts) was born in Sydney in 1847. She married Daniel Lothrop Paterson at St. John's Pro-Cathedral in 1863 and later moved to Queensland. She lived in Rockhampton and Dalby, where her husband was the local postmaster. She contributed to the Dalby Herald and Brisbane Courier. In 1887 she published 'Weeds and wild flowers'. She died in Brisbane on 26 March 1918. (Description taken from: Hornibrook, J. H., Bibliography of Queensland Verse, p. 60.