Publication year: 2009
Publisher: Jacqueline O'Brien and Pamela Statham-Drew
About the authors:
Jacqueline O’Brien nee Wittenoom is the joint author and photographer of a number of beautifully illustrated books on Irish heritage. She has been a Director of the Architectural Archive of Ireland and has lectured internationally on historical subjects. Born in Perth, she graduated from the University of Western Australia with an honours degree in Economics, and also holds an honours degree in Humanities. In 1951 she married the celebrated Irish racehorse trainer Vincent O’Brien and lived in County Tipperary with their five children. Since Vincent’s retirement they have spent the northern winters in Australia.
Pamela Statham-Drew lectured in economic history at the University of Western Australia for 42 years, retiring as Associate Professor in 2006. She graduated with an honours degree in Economics from Monash University in Victoria and was awarded her doctorate by the University of Western Australia. She has written and edited a number of books on Australian history.