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Lot No: 50
EST - $160-220
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Rare Art & Commerce Promoted Medal Awarded to Mrs J Paulson MDCCCXXXII. J. Paulson was the married name of Anne Paulson, this was how she would be referred to in 1832 (the date of the award), some biographical details below Paulson Anne, (nee Dawn) B 1809 – 1866. Born in Popplewick, Nottinghamshire, England, c.1809; died at her home in Castlemaine, Vic, 17 September 1866. (Probably 'Mrs H. Paulson' collecting around 1863 is this person.) Born in England, to John Dawn, an accountant, and his wife Elizabeth. In 1831, Anne married John Paulson (d.1853), in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England. They had one son, George William Paulson (b.c.1832). Anne and her son migrated to Victoria c.1858. They lived in Castlemaine where George William Paulson established a ginger beer factory, although the business was declared insolvent in 1865. Anne collected MEL specimens (as 'Mrs H. Paulson'), Castlemaine, 1863. She also exhibited at the Victorian art exhibition, Melbourne, 1864, 'fruit and flowers, and a figure subject - aborigines preparing for a feast'. Anne died at her home in Castlemaine in 1866 aged 57