The Carrington Event 1859 – Flu epidemic, Erzurum Earthquake, Aurora Australis and the Royal Charter Storm
Gold, Glamour and not so Ancient Destructions …
Could the Carrington Event of 1859 have had broader effects than originally assumed?
The amazing Aurora Australis of 1859
Imagine your posturing self-assurance as you parade on the dockside at Port Melbourne, dressed in the finest fashions the colony of Port Phillip can offer. Your beautiful new bride is elegantly bubbling beside you whilst showing off the latest copy of high Paris couture. Yes, my boy, you have made it! The year is 1859.