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STONE, Emma Constance

Also known as: Constance

Born: 4/12/1856

Died: 29/12/1902

Special Achievements:

1890 - First woman to be registered as a Medical Practitioner in Australia by the Medical Board of Victoria.


Resources

  • References

    Nugent, Maria.  (2002).  Women’s Employment and Professionalism in Australia:  Histories, Themes and Places.  Canberra, ACT:  Australia Heritage Commission, p. 80.
    FORMER QUEEN VICTORIA HOSPITAL
    “The hospital was founded by women for women.  It is associated with Dr Constance Stone and the Victorian Medical Women’s Society.”


  • Image - Dr Constance Stone, 1890, first women medical practitioner registered in Victoria

    Description: Dr Constance Stone, 1890, first women medical practitioner registered in Victoria Date: 1 May 1890 Source: Melbourne Punch - http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article174576740

    Wikimedia Commons: File:Dr Constance Stone, 1890.png