Biographical entry Lindsay, Joan à Beckett (1896 - 1984)


16 November 1896
East St Kilda (Melbourne), Victoria, Australia
23 December 1984
Frankston, Victoria, Australia
Artist, Writer and Writer of Inscription


Joan Lindsay was an artist and writer. Born Joan à Beckett Weigall in St Kilda, Melbourne, Joan married Daryl Lindsay in 1922. She was the author of Picnic at Hanging Rock (1967).


'Lady Joan Lindsay.' In The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature, edited by William H. Wilde, Joy Hooton and Barry Andrews, 467. Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1994.

O'Neill, Terence. Lindsay, Joan à Beckett (1896-1984), Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University. Published in hard copy 2012, accessed online 10 July 2013.

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