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Deane, Olga Pauline (Holly) (1900–1981)

Olga Deane, c. 1924 artist unknown

Olga Deane, c. 1924 artist unknown

Sydney Morning Herald, 25 October 1924, p 12

Olga Deane, one of Sydney's most engaging people a decade ago, has died, aged 80. Olga was best known for her practice of sending mustard seeds, taped to cards, to showbusiness personalities and people facing troubled times. Her showbusiness scrapbooks are in the National Museum, Canberra. Olga was known as the Mustard Seed Lady. Her cards said: "If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, nothing shall be impossible unto you."

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'Deane, Olga Pauline (Holly) (1900–1981)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/deane-olga-pauline-holly-22217/text32076, accessed 7 August 2020.

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Olga Deane, c. 1924 artist unknown

Olga Deane, c. 1924 artist unknown

Sydney Morning Herald, 25 October 1924, p 12

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • The Mustard Seed Lady
Birth

1900
Glebe Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Death

21 January 1981
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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