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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.
Title: To Serve in a Distant Land : Bishop Francis Russell Nixon and Anna Maria Nixon, the Tasmanian years 1843–1863
Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press: 2020
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