Georgiana Huntly McCRAE
Also known as: née Gordon
Born: 15 March 1804
Died: 24 May 1890Special Achievements:
At age 17 - She won a silver medal for portrait painting, of her grandfather the fourth Duke of Gordon, and it was exhibited at the Royal Academy in London.Additional Information:
1840 - Arrived in Victoria from Scotland with husband (a Lawyer) and children.
Designed the houses they built on properties out from Melbourne.
An accomplished artist.
De Vries, Susanna. (1995). Strength of Spirit: Pioneering Women of Achievement from First Fleet to Federation. St Ives, New South Wales: Millennium Books.