Ruby Lindsay, Artist; Cartoonist / Illustrator; Writer

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Ruby Dyson (Lindsay)

Birthplace: Creswick, Victoria, Australia
Death: March 12, 1919 (33)
Chelsea, London, England (United Kingdom) (Influenza Pandemic)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Dr. Robert C.W. A. Lindsay and Jane Elizabeth Lindsay
Wife of William "Will" Henry Dyson, Australia’s Radical Genius'
Mother of Betty Chanteau
Sister of Percival "Percy" Charles Lindsay, Artist; Sir Lionel Arthur Lindsay; Norman Alfred William Lindsay; Reginald Graham Lindsay; Sir Daryl Ernest Lindsay, Artist and 2 others

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About Ruby Lindsay, Artist; Cartoonist / Illustrator; Writer

Ruby Lindsay

Ruby Lindsay (20 March 1885 – 12 March 1919) was an Australian illustrator and painter, sister of Norman Lindsay and Percy Lindsay.

Lindsay was born in Creswick, Victoria, the seventh child and second daughter of Robert and Jane Lindsay, and lived in Melbourne from the age of 16 with her brother Percy while studying at the National Gallery of Victoria School.

Lindsay drew occasionally for The Bulletin and illustrated William Moore's Studio Sketches (1906) and designed posters. On 30 September 1909 she married Will Dyson. In 1912, she contributed illustrations to the book Epigrams of Eve by child welfare advocate and journalist Sophie Irene Loeb. After World War I she visited relations in Ireland and died during the Spanish flu influenza epidemic.


Bernard Smith, 'Lindsay, Ruby (1885 - 1919)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, Volume 10, MUP, 1986, pp 106–115. Retrieved 2009-09-14

Serle, Percival (1949). "Dyson, William Henry". Dictionary of Australian Biography. Sydney: Angus and Robertson.


Further Reading

Drawings of Ruby Lind. (Mrs. Will Dyson). 1887 - 1919.


From Free BMD:

Surname First name(s) Age District Vol Page

Deaths Mar 1919 (>99%)

DYSON Ruby 30 Chelsea 1a 718

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Ruby Lindsay, Artist; Cartoonist / Illustrator; Writer's Timeline

March 20, 1885
Creswick, Victoria, Australia
September 11, 1911
March 12, 1919
Age 33
Chelsea, London, England (United Kingdom)