County Armagh, Ireland
- 20 June 1880
Wollombi, New South Wales, Australia
Eliza Dunlop arrived in Sydney with her family in 1838. She studied local Aboriginal language and song, and published poetry in The Australian, the Maitland Mercury and the Sydney Gazette. Dunlop's play, The Cousins of Aledo, is held in the Mitchell Library, Sydney.
Sources used to compile this entry: Gunson, Niel, 'Dunlop, Eliza Hamilton (1796-1880)', in Australian Dictionary of Biography Online, Australian National University, 2006, http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A010321b.htm; Radi, Heather (ed.), 200 Australian Women: A Redress Anthology, Women's Redress Press, Sydney, 1988, 258 pp. Also available at http://nla.gov.au/nla.arc-78644.