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The ambitions of Jane Franklin : Victorian lady adventurer / Alison Alexander
Bib ID 6973135
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Author
Alexander, Alison, 1949 September 23- author
 
Description Crows Nest NSW : Allen & Unwin, 2016 
©2013 
x, 294 pages, 12 pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm 
ISBN 9781760292546 (paperback)
Summary

A genius at publicity before the term existed, Jane Franklin was a celebrity in the mid-19th century. This is her remarkable life, including her extensive travels, her years in Tasmania as the governor's wife, and her very public battle to save her husband, the Arctic explorer Sir John Franklin, from accusations of cannibalism.

Notes

First published in 2013.

Includes bibliographical references (pages [260] - 287) and index.

Subjects Franklin, Jane, Lady, 1791-1875.  |  Franklin, John, Sir, 1786-1847.  |  Women -- Australia -- History.  |  Governors' spouses -- Tasmania -- History -- 19th century.  |  Women travelers -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.  |  Tasmania -- History -- 1803-1900 -- Biography.  |  Australian

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