Lindsay, Joan (1896-1984)

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Lindsay, Joan, (Lady) (1896-1984)
Lindsay, Joan à. Beckett (1896-1984)
Lindsay, Joan à Beckett, (Lady) (1896-1984)
Lindsay, Joan à Beckett (1896-1984)
Livingstone-Stanley, Serena (1896-1984)
Stanley, Serena Livingstone- (1896-1984)
Weigall, Joan (1896-1984)
Weigall, Joan a'Beckett (1896-1984)
Weigall, Miss (1896-1984)
Weigall Lindsay, Joan (1896-1984)
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Artist; Painter; Author
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Joan à Beckett Lindsay (1896-1984), author and artist, was born on 16 November 1896 at East St Kilda, Melbourne, third daughter of Theyre à Beckett Weigall, barrister, and his wife Annie Sophie Henrietta,...

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Best known as the author of 'Picnic at Hanging Rock', Lady Joan Lindsay was also also a talented oil and watercolour painter.

Best known as the author of Picnic at Hanging Rock , Joan Lindsay began her creative life as a painter in Melbourne. Despite her adult fame as an author and being married to a prominent member of the Lindsay family of artists, her own artistic life has been overlooked by many art historians, including those with a special interest in womens’ art. Joan Lindsay was born Joan a’Beckett Weigall on 16 November 1896 in St Kilda East, Melbourne. She was the daughter of Sir Theyre a’ Beckett Weigall and Annie Sophia Henrietta Hamilton. Her parents socialised with many of the National Gallery of Victoria’s early trustees including Professor Sir Baldwin Spencer. Joan’s father was a well respected lawyer (later a judge) and was involved in the establishment of the National Gallery of Victoria’s, Felton Bequest. Joan was related to the Boyd art family, and the potter Martin Boyd was her cousin. After leaving school she enrolled in art classes at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV). From 1916 to 1918 Joan was a pupil of Frederick McCubbin at the NGV’s, School of Drawing. Under his instruction she copied endless antique plaster casts of classical origin mostly using charcoal, this being a compulsory requirement before being allowed to enter the life and painting class. In 1919 Joan studied life drawing and painting under the head of the art school, Bernard Hall . While she barely mentioned her art career in her memoirs, Joan wrote of her art training in a posthumously ...

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  • fl. c.1916 - c.1970

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  1. [Joan Lindsay : Art & Artist Files (Australia and New Zealand)]
    Lindsay, Joan, 1896-1984
    [ Book : 1900 ]
    At Nat Gall Aus Res
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  2. Joan Lindsay / interview John Taylor
    Lindsay, Joan, 1896-1984
    [ Video : 1975 ]
    At 6 libraries
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  3. Joan Lindsay : interview John Taylor / <director Ian McKay>
    Lindsay, Joan, 1896-1984
    [ Video : 1975 ]
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  4. Facts soft and hard
    Lindsay, Joan, 1896-1984
    [ Book : 1964-1965 ]
    At 31 libraries
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  5. Joan Lindsay / director, Ian McKay
    Lindsay, Joan, 1896-1984
    [ Video, Government publication : 1975-1990 ]
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  6. Time without clocks / Joan Lindsay
    Lindsay, Joan, 1896-1984
    [ Book, Audio book : 1962-1999 ]
    At 58 libraries
    Time without clocks / Joan Lindsay
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  7. Papers of, and relating to, Joan and Daryl Lindsay
    Peake, Cathy
    [ Unpublished : 1889-1988 ]
    At National Library
    Papers of, and relating to, Joan and Daryl Lindsay
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  8. Daryl and Joan Lindsay : art and life / Geoffrey Newmarch
    Newmarch, Geoffrey
    [ Book : 2010 ]
    At 5 libraries
    Daryl and Joan Lindsay : art and life / Geoffrey Newmarch
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  9. The story of the Red Cross / written and compiled by Joan and Daryl Lindsay
    Lindsay, Joan, 1896-1984
    [ Book : 1940-1960 ]
    At 33 libraries
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  10. Picnic at Hanging Rock : director's cut / a film by Peter Weir
    South Australian Film Corporation
    [ Video : 1975-2004 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
    At 80 libraries
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  1. [Joan Lindsay : Art & Artist Files (Australia and New Zealand)]
    Lindsay, Joan, 1896-1984
    [ Book : 1900 ]
    At Nat Gall Aus Res
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  2. [Biographical cuttings on Joan Lindsay, author, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
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  3. H.S.C. commentary on Joan Lindsay's novel Picnic at Hanging Rock
    Dixon, John, 1941-
    [ Sound : 1979 ]
    At Macquarie University
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 106,631.562)

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  4. Joan Lindsay / interview John Taylor
    Lindsay, Joan, 1896-1984
    [ Video : 1975 ]
    At 6 libraries
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  5. Joan Lindsay : interview John Taylor / <director Ian McKay>
    Lindsay, Joan, 1896-1984
    [ Video : 1975 ]
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  6. A storm in a tea-cup : the solution to the mystery of Hanging Rock / Maureen Bushell
    Bushell, Maureen, 1955-
    [ Book : 1993 ]
    At 15 libraries
    A storm in a tea-cup : the solution to the mystery of Hanging Rock / Maureen Bushell
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  7. Facts soft and hard
    Lindsay, Joan, 1896-1984
    [ Book : 1964-1965 ]
    At 31 libraries
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  8. Picnic at Hanging Rock : a recollection of evil
    [ Poster, chart, other : 1900-1996 ]
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  9. Picnic at Hanging Rock (Joan Lindsay) : The crucible (Arthur Miller) prepared for the Council of Adult Education's Teletutorial Project
    Council of Adult Education., Victoria. Teletutorial Project
    [ Sound ]
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  10. Joan Lindsay / director, Ian McKay
    Lindsay, Joan, 1896-1984
    [ Video, Government publication : 1975-1990 ]
    At 2 libraries
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  1. Lindsay, Daryl (1889-1976)
    Artist; Writer; ; Painter; Draughtsman; Gallery director; 4279
    ... Lindsay, Joan ... Lindsay, Norman ... name: Lindsay, (Ernest) Daryl, Sir ... LINDSAY FAMILY: Percival Charles (1870-1952), Sir Lionel Arthur (1874-1961), Norman Alfred Williams ...
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  2. Lindsay, Lionel, (Sir) (1874-1961)
    Artist; Writer; ; Photographer; Cartoonist / Illustrator; Printmaker; Painter; 9002
    ... Lindsay, Joan ... University of Queensland (Lionel Lindsay Collection, Townsville) ?, Qld. ... LINDSAY FAMILY: Percival Charles (1870-1952), Sir Lionel Arthur (1874-1961), Norman Alfred Williams ... The first member of the prolific Lindsay family to become a professional illustrator. A constant ...
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  3. Lindsay, Percy (1870-1952)
    Artist; ; Writer
    ... Lindsay, Joan ... Percy Lindsay retrospective ... member of the Lindsay siblings whose most admired works are his sensitive small scale oil landscapes ... , Daryl, Ruby and Isabel Lindsay (and other non-artist siblings). Percy was educated at Creswick Grammar ...
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  1. New Joan Lindsay novel
    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Tuesday 24 October 1967 p 15 Article
    ... New Joan Lindsay novel SIR Robert Menzies will launch Joan Lindsay's new novel, Picnic at Hang ... 73 words
    • Text last corrected on 5 April 2017 by Rhonda.M
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  2. Joan Lindsay dies in Melbourne
    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Monday 24 December 1984 p 3 Article
    ... Joan Lindsay dies in Melbourne MELBOURNE: A prominent Aus-tralian writer and painter, Joan Lindsay ... . The widow of painter Sir Daryl Lindsay, who was a member of the famous Lindsay family of painters and ... 121 words
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  3. WATER-COLOURS. DARYL AND JOAN LINDSAY.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 15 July 1926 p 8 Article
    ... WATER-COLOURS. DARYL AND JOAN LINDSAY. The placid Victorian countryside with Its low hills and ... mosaic-like masses of fields has contributed all the subjects for Daryl and Joan Lindsay's exhibition of ... 456 words
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  1. NOTICE OF EXECUTION OF DEED OF ASSIGNMENT Re Beryl Joan Archer
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette. General (National : 1977 - 1987) Tuesday 20 August 1985 p 3131

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... NOTICE OF EXECUTION OF DEED OF ASSIGNMENT Re Beryl Joan Archer NOTICE is hereby given that a Deed ... of Assignment under Part X of the Bankruptcy Act 1966, was executed by Beryl Joan Archer on the 30th ... 61 words
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  2. IN the Supreme Court of New South Wales.—Probate Jurisdiction.—In the will of LINDSAY THOMPSON, late of 345
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 30 August 1968 [Issue No.104] p 3546

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... IN the Supreme Court of New South Wales.—Probate Jurisdiction.—In the will of LINDSAY THOMPSON ... Infants Act, 1916-1954, and Trustee Act, 1925-1942, Marie Dunne and Joan Lennon, the executrices of the ... 194 words
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  3. NOTICE of intended distribution of estate.—Any person having any claim upon the estate of LINDSAY PERCIVAL
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 12 June 1992 [Issue No.68] p 4002

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    ... NOTICE of intended distribution of estate.—Any person having any claim upon the estate of LINDSAY ... Harris and Joan Mary Anthony, c.o. Maurice Freidman & Company, Solicitors, 123 Clarence Street, Sydney, N ... 139 words
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  1. [Poster for film "Picnic at Hanging ...
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  3. View of the Yarra / Joan Lindsay
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    [ Art work : 1925 ]
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  4. Picnic at Hanging Rock : a recollec ...
    [ Poster, chart, other : 1900-1996 ]
  5. [Lady Lindsay] Vandyck
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    [ Photograph : 1916 ]
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  6. [Sir Daryl and Lady Joan Lindsay]
    [ Photograph : 1925 ]
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  1. Lindsay, Joan
    [ Book ]
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  2. [Joan Lindsay Burke : Art & Artist Files (Australia and New Zealand)]
    Lindsay Burke, Joan, 1912-2004
    [ Book : 1900 ]
    At Nat Gall Aus Res
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  3. Joan Lindsay : writer
    [ Book : 1990 ]
    Languages: Undetermined
    Joan Lindsay : writer
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  4. Saint Joan : notes
    Lindsay, F.L
    [ Book : 1973 ]
    At Libraries ACT
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  1. Joan Lindsay
    AFI [au]
    [ Video : 1975 ]
    At Moving Image Coll
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  2. [Interview with Lindsay John Day, baker] [interviewed by Yvonne Choules]
    Day, Lindsay John, 1924-2002
    [ Sound : 1996 ]
    View online (access conditions)
    At WA State Library
    [Interview with Lindsay John Day, baker] [interviewed by Yvonne Choules]
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  3. The Wisdom Interviews: Joan Kirner
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2002 ]
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    At ABC Radio National
    The Wisdom Interviews: Joan Kirner
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  4. Red Joan / directed by Trevor Nunn ; screenplay by Lindsay Shapero
    Shout! Factory (Firm)
    [ Video : 2019 ]
    At 84 libraries
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  1. Some correspondence with Joan Lindsay
    Barrett, Donald
    Australian Literary Studies
    [ Article : 1989 ]
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  2. Joan Lindsay: a time for everything
    O'Neill, Terence
    The La Trobe Journal
    [ Article : 2009 ]
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  3. A bibliography of the works of Joan Lindsay
    O'Neill, Terence
    La Trobe Journal
    [ Article : 2009 ]
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  4. Joan Lindsay’s Picnic at Hanging Rock (1967/1975) – Australian Gothic
    Prosser, Ashleigh; Bacon, Simon
    [ Article : 2018 ]
    At UWA Res Repository
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  1. Lindsay, Joan
    [ Published ]
    At NGV Library
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  2. Lindsay Family Papers
    Lindsay family
    [ Unpublished : 1880-1980 ]
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  3. Lindsay Family Papers
    Lindsay family
    [ Unpublished : 1880-1980 ]
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    At State Library of QLD
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  1. Cultural Perspectives: Joan Lindsay
    Cultural Perspectives:  Joan Lindsay
    Created by TroveforEducation, 19 items.

    A companion list for the National Library’s Cultural Perspectives Digital Classroom.

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  2. BARTLETT, Joan nee FOGARTY wife of Lindsay
    BARTLETT, Joan nee FOGARTY wife of Lindsay
    Created by JillV, 2 items.

    Sister of Stanley Patrick Joseph Fogarty

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  3. Francis Lindsay Whyte
    Francis Lindsay Whyte
    Created by vicwen, 64 items.

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