Eliza And The White Camellia is a bilingual picture book, reference text, and history lesson all in one.
This book follows Eliza throughout her life, from poverty, emigration, elections, illegitimate children, and concludes the month following the start of World War I. A mother of 12, she became a suffragist and actively sought the vote for women, which was granted in 1893.
Illustrated with a mix of original artwork, photographs and ephemera, the book also includes the following: Contents Page, Fact Boxes, New Zealand Timeline, World Suffrage Timeline, Suffrage Activities, Suffrage Quiz, glossary and an index.
Date published: Nov 2018
Author: Debbie McCauley
Illustrator: Helen Casey
Whakamaoritanga (te reo Māori translation): Tamati Waaka
subject area: The Arts, Languages, te reo Māori, Social Sciences
subject themes: Suffrage, Women's rights, vote, elections, government
handling collection number: HC252