Ball and chain found in Thames. The world’s only known complete ball and chain, dating back to the 17th or 18th century and believed to have once been attached to a convict who drowned trying to escape, has been found in the Thames.

Cast Iron Ball and Chain found in Thames. The world’s only known complete ball and chain, dating back to the or C. and believed to have once been attached to a convict who drowned trying to escape.

This image depicts the living conditions of convicts while on the boat being transported to Australia.

Website reveals secrets of convicts sent to Australia

Caged convicts on a ship bound for Australia. The average journey time to the penal colony was 102 days

Two Swagmen resting beneath a tree during their travels of Australia. Photo taken by John William Lindt,1845-1926. Photo shared by the National Library of Australia, ca.1887 [transparency] . v@e.

Two Swagmen resting beneath a tree during their travels of Australia. Photo taken by John William Photo shared by the National Library of Australia, [transparency] .

First Fleet First Fleet Officials celebrating King George III's Birthday in Sydney Cove 1788", 1994  Oil on belgian linen, 860 mm x 1330 mm    Illustration for a book (unpublished)

First Fleet First Fleet Officials celebrating King George III's Birthday in Sydney Cove 1994 Oil on belgian linen, 860 mm x 1330 mm Illustration for a book (unpublished)

✿☀✿ [D'Arcy Doyle (1932-2001) : Country Cricket] ✿☀✿

oil on board, signed l. 'd'Arcy W.

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