Courtesy of Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales | Licence: Out of copyright
Courtesy of Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales | Licence: Out of copyright

ITEM 04: The tomb of Mrs J. L. Stokes / [watercolour by Philip Parker King, 1849]

1849

Phillip Parker King

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Title

ITEM 04: The tomb of Mrs J. L. Stokes / [watercolour by Philip Parker King, 1849]

Date

1849

Description

Contents: "Fanny Jane Stokes (1819–1848) arrived in Australia in 1825 and married John Lort Stokes (1812-1885), a midshipman under Philip Parker King, in 1841. Whilst J. L. Stokes was away serving on the Beagle, Fanny lived at The Vineyard, which was the home of the artist's brother-in-law, and the place where daughter Fanny Anne was born in 1842. Fanny Jane Stokes died in South Africa on 19 July 1848."

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Location

South Africa

Country

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Copyright

Courtesy of Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales

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