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||Shoghi Effendi’s translation of Nabíl’s Narrative entitled The Dawn-Breakers is published. [GBF91; PP215]
- The work took him two years of research. [PP217]
- He sent Effie Baker to Iran to take photographs for the book. [PP217]
- For George Townshend’s assistance to the project see GT59, 60, 64–9.
- For Shoghi Effendi’s purpose in translating and editing the book see WOB123.
- See also BBD64; GBF913 PP215–18.
- In the "Acknowledgement" Shoghi Effendi credits Lady Blomfield for her suggestions, "an English correspondent for his help in the preparation of the Introduction, Mrs E Hoagg for typing the manuscript and Effie Baker for the photographs. [DB page lxi]
||Shoghi Effendi; Dawn-Breakers; Effie Baker; George Townshend
|1968 1 or 2 Jan
||The passing of Euphemia (Effie) Eleanor Baker (b.25 March 1880 at Goldsborough, Victoria) in Waverley, New South Wales.
- For Effie Baker's obituary see BW14:320-1.
- She became a Bahá'í in 1922 after attending a lecture by Clara and Hyde Dunn in Melbourne. She was the first woman to converted to the Faith in Australia.
- She served in Haifa from 1925 to 1936. See SETPE1p105-107 for her contribution during that period.
- In the 1930s Effie Baker travelled to Persia to take photographs of historical sites. Many of these photographs were included in The Dawnbreakers. [BW14:320]
- She was buried in the Bahá'í Cemetery in Mona Vale. [Australian Dictionary of Biography]
|Waverly; New South Wales
||Euphemia (Effie) Eleanor Baker. Effie Baker; In Memoriam
from the main catalogue
- Ambassador at the Court: The Life and Photography of Effie Baker, by Graham Hassall (1999). Extensive biography of Effie Baker, an early Australian Baha'i. [about]
- Baker, Euphemia Eleanor, by Graham Hassall, in Australian Dictionary of Biography Volume 14: 1940-1980, ed. John Ritchie (1996). Short biography of an early Australian Baha'i. [about]