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    Chinese women have been present in New South Wales, albeit in very small numbers, from the 1850s. The earliest arrivals came as domestic servants with British families, while from the 1860s women and girls came as members of Chinese households, as wives, daughters and servants.

    Although the numbers of Chinese women migrants remained very small during the 19th century, numbers of Anglo-Chinese daughters were born in the colony from the 1860s.

    These young Australian women often married migrant Chinese men, and their daughters and granddaughters came to make up the majority of the female Chinese population into the early 20th century.

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  1. Portrait of Nell Nomchong, an early Braidwood settler, wearing her mother's wedding frock, 1877
    [ Photograph : 1877 ]
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    Portrait of Nell Nomchong, an early Braidwood settler,  wearing her mother's wedding frock, 1877
  2. Among the Chinese. III.
    The Sydney Mail and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1871 - 1912) Saturday 8 March 1879 p 372 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: Knowing that there is a very prevalent idea, notwithstanding statements to the contrary, that Chinese live on the cheapest and poorest food we are an ... 1758 words
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  3. CHINESE LIFE IN SYDNEY.—BUYING A WIFE BY AUCTION.
    Illustrated Sydney News and New South Wales Agriculturalist and Grazier (NSW : 1872 - 1881) Saturday 14 May 1881 p 1 Article Illustrated
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  4. Elizabeth Tankey
    [ Photograph : 1890 ]
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    Elizabeth Tankey
  5. Miss Lan Hoy Ah Chee.
    Australian Town and Country Journal (Sydney, NSW : 1870 - 1907) Saturday 13 October 1894 p 28 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: This young lady, Miss Lan Hoy Ah Chee, is a daughter of Mr. Lan Hoy Ah Chee, of the large and well-known Chinese firm of storekeepers at Tumut and at ... 230 words
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  6. 琴藝冠場
    Guang yi hua bao= The Chinese Australian Herald (Sydney, NSW : 1894 - 1923) Friday 2 November 1894 p 7 Article Illustrated
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  8. THE BOTANY ROAD LEPER A CHINESE WIFE AND MOTHER Discovered to be a Leper IN GIVING BIRTH TO A CHILD
    Truth (Sydney, NSW : 1894 - 1954) Sunday 28 August 1898 p 2 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: A LEPER was discovered in Botany Road last Sunday. At six in the morning Dr Gwynne-Hughes was summoned to attend this poor unfortunate Chinese woman ... 1598 words
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  9. Mabel Wong (15 years old) dressed for procession in Sydney
    [ Photograph : 1899 ]
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    Mabel Wong (15 years old) dressed for procession in Sydney
  10. Portrait of Ellen Shing, Canterbury, N.S.W., 1902-3
    [ Photograph : 1900 ]
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    Portrait of Ellen Shing, Canterbury, N.S.W., 1902-3
  11. DEBUTANTES AT TO-NIGHT'S BANKERS' BALL
    Evening News (Sydney, NSW : 1869 - 1931) Wednesday 19 July 1922 p 1 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: MISS PAULINE MILER. (Romney Studio.) MISS BETH WALKER. MISS KITTY YOUNG. 32 words
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  12. Mrs Davey Young with daughters Edna, Dorothy and Mavis
    [ Photograph : 1935 ]
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    Mrs Davey Young with daughters Edna, Dorothy and Mavis
  13. SPECTACULAR PAGEANT OF EMPIRE.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 27 April 1937 p 19 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: THE "Pageant of Empire" to be staged at the Conservatorium under the auspices of the British Empire Union in aid of Dr. Barnardo's Homes, on April 29 ... 500 words
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  14. HER TWO HOMES DESTROYED. Chinese Woman in Sydney.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 7 July 1938 p 22 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: A CHINESE woman, who is working for all the advantages of western civilisation and the best forms of the old Chinese life to be happily blended 470 words
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  15. MINIATURE PAINTER'S VISIT
    The Newcastle Sun (NSW : 1918 - 1954) Wednesday 1 March 1939 p 3 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: Fascinating portrait, painte d by MISS JUSTINE KONG SING, revisiting Australia after 20 years, are (lop left) a self portrait which was existed in th ... 114 words
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  16. FOR WOMEN AT DRAGON FESTIVAL. | ORIENTAL SETTING FOR BALL. Chinese Dragon Festival.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 21 June 1939 p 4 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: THE traditional lion, which is always present at Dragon Festival ceremonies in China, was featured by two of these weird and picturesque figures, lec ... 430 words
    • Text last corrected on 7 February 2017 by *anon*[NLA]
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