Morningtime in Oatlands. Oatlands is located between Hobart and Lauceston on the Midland Highway and is considered to have the largest collection of sandstone buildings in a village setting in Australia. #oatlands #tasmania #discovertasmania

Morningtime in Oatlands. Oatlands is located between Hobart and Lauceston on the Midland Highway and is considered to have the largest collection of sandstone buildings in a village setting in Australia.

1851 - John Tallis, Van Diemen's Island or Tasmania #map #tasmania #australia

Tasmania , Antique MapArt : 1851 J. Tallis 'Van Diemen's Island or Tasm…' - Antique Map of Australia/World

A booklet titled: 'Rules and Regulations for the management of female convicts'. Includes the daily food rations for each convict. Parramatta NSW History

A booklet titled: 'Rules and Regulations for the management of female convicts'. Includes the daily food rations for each convict.

The story of the 72,000 convicts transported to Van Diemen's Land from 1803 to 1853, and the colony they built. To the convicts arriving in Van Diemen's Land, it must have felt as though they'd been sent to the very ends of the earth. In Tasmania's Convicts Alison Alexander tells the history of the men and women transported to what became one of Britain's most notorious convict colonies.

The story of the convicts transported to Van Diemen's Land from 1803 to…

Female Factory in South Hobart, Tasmania. Governor George Arthur purchased the site at Cascades for the female factory in 1827 from the owner of a failed distillery, TY Lowes. The factory's first intake of female prisoners was in December 1828, from the prisoners at Hobart Town Female Factory. It gradually expanded to hold 700 female convicts and their children, though at its peak it was even more overcrowded than usual, holding 1,200 women and children.

Female Factory in South Hobart, Tasmania. Governor George Arthur purchased the site at Cascades for the female factory in 1827 from the owner of a failed distillery, TY Lowes. The factory's first intake of female prisoners was in December 1828, from the prisoners at Hobart Town Female Factory. It gradually expanded to hold 700 female convicts and their children, though at its peak it was even more overcrowded than usual, holding 1,200 women and children.

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