• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE3684

Dunlop, Eliza Hamilton

(1796 – 1880)
  • Born 1 January, 1796, County Armagh Ireland
  • Died 20 June, 1880, Wollombi New South Wales Australia
  • Occupation Ethnographer


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.

Published resources

Archival resources

  • Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection
    • Milson family - newscuttings and other miscellaneous material, 1880-1955
    • Isaac Nathan - Sheet music published in Sydney, 1842-1862