Mary Eliza Fullerton


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Mary Eliza Fullerton born Glenmaggie, Victoria, Australia May 14, 1868 (d. 1946). Australian novelist, poet; feminist; suffragist; socialist; opposed First World War in Women Against War; wrote against conscription World War I.


Whatever comes, there is nothing that will get us all out of the slough, soldiers and citizens alike, but addressing ourselves seriously to the arts of peace; strenuously developing the best within ourselves, and the rich capacities of this beautiful land of ours.” (1919, Peace Coalition: First World War Women Working for Peace; photo pinterest Sally O’Neill)