Lorking, Diana (AA 797)

Diana Lorking

Born: 1929

When Daisy Bates moved to Adelaide from Ooldea, she stayed with Diana Lorking and her parents, Frances Howard and Lucy Mary Ann Lorking (nee Ehret), at their family residence in Torrens Park, South Australia in 1948 before moving to a nursing home. During this time, Diana Lorking was able to photograph Daisy Bates, listen to her recollections, and note her favourite poetry.

The South Australian Museum Archives contains, prints, negatives, articles, poetry and Daisy Bate’s book The Passing of the Aborigines.