Madge & Mary Wilson

Madge Wilson was one of two sisters who looked at a 'private sanctuary' in the Steppes, an isolated homestead in the Tasmanian mid-lands.

Penny Carey Wilson's response

‘Nature is very bountiful but she does not open all her secret stores at once’

Mary Wilson writing under the pen name The Scotch Thistle in an article titled ‘Flying Thoughts and Fleeting Fancies’ published in an unknown Tasmanian newspaper, 17 July 1897