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RICHARDSON, Ethel Florence Lindesay

Also known as: née Richardson, Henry Handel Richardson, Ethel Robertson, Et, Ettie, Etta

Born: 3/01/1870

Died: 20/03/1946

Special Achievements:

1932 - First Australian woman to be nominated for The Nobel Prize for Literature.


  • Image - Henry Handel Richardson, author, ca. 1920-1935

    From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales.

    Wikimedia Commons: File:Henry Handel Richardson, author, ca. 1920-1935, photographers Elliott & Fry (6963289973).jpg

  • Image - Henry Handel Richardson with her husband John George Robertson, 1896

    Gay Howells (1970) Henry Handel Richardson 1870-1946, National Library Australia

    Wikimedia Commons: File:H H Richardson and husband J G Robertson 1896.jpg