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Aeneas Gunn

Author and teacher, Jeannie Gunn was born in 1870 in Carlton, Melbourne. She married Aeneas Gunn in 1901, who had become a partner in Elsey cattle station in the Northern Territory. Encouraged by friends, Jeannie wrote The Little Black Princess (1905) and We of the Never-Never (1908), the second of which detailed actual events which occurred at the station. Gunn writings reflect sympathy and affection for the Aborigines, unlike many other Europeans of her time. During the First World War, she...See more