To Serve in a Distant Land : Bishop Francis Russell Nixon and Anna Maria Nixon, the Tasmanian years 1843–1863

By: ADKINS, Keith.

Price: $54.00

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Published in an edition of 500 copies. 8vo. xvi, 222pp; well illustrated in colour and b&w. Blue buckram with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 090852837X ***The Tasmanian years of the first Anglican Bishop, Francis Russell Nixon (1842-63), and his wife Anna Maria Woodcock. The study concerns not only the Bishop’s role as the colony’s leading churchman, but the couple’s personal stories, and especially their under-acknowledged contribution to colonial art. The book’s numerous illustrations include over forty of their own works, brought together for the first time. ***N.B. this is a special direct-offer price to coincide with the publication of the book, which will be on 18 October 2020. Only $10 will be charged for postage within Australia.

Title: To Serve in a Distant Land : Bishop Francis Russell Nixon and Anna Maria Nixon, the Tasmanian years 1843–1863

Author Name: ADKINS, Keith.

Categories: Tasmania,

Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press: 2020

Seller ID: 36047

Keywords: aborigines anglican church art church of england colonial colonial art religion tasmania Van Diemen's Land,