Prison Hulk--"It was normal for prisoners under sentence of transportation to spend the first part of their sentence in the prison where they had awaited trial, usually in solitary confinement....In the early 19th century, most prisoners awaiting transportation were sent to the 'hulks' in London before being assigned to a convict ship and leaving England."

Prison Hulk--"It was normal for prisoners under sentence of transportation to spend the first part of their sentence in the prison where they had awaited trial, usually in solitary confinement....In the early 19th century, most prisoners awaiting transportation were sent to the 'hulks' in London before being assigned to a convict ship and leaving England."

New South Wales, the mother state of Australia : a guide for immigrants and settlers issued by the Intelligence Department. [Sydney] : Intelligence Department, 1906

New South Wales, the mother state of Australia : a guide for immigrants and settlers issued by the Intelligence Department. [Sydney] : Intelligence Department, 1906

"Honesty is the best policy" - motto of Arnott's Biscuit Company / "On his T is the best polly ... see?" / cute

"Honesty is the best policy" - motto of Arnott's Biscuit Company / "On his T is the best polly ... see?" / cute

Bennelong Point  1952 - 2015. [Fairfax/Getty images & Destination NSW by Kevin Sundgren]

Bennelong Point 1952 - 2015. [Fairfax/Getty images & Destination NSW by Kevin Sundgren]

KIWI BOOT POLISH- The innovation with Kiwi was that it preserved shoe leather, made it shine, restored colour. and added suppleness and water resistance. Released in 1906, the Australian-made boot polish was considered the world's best, and Kiwi became and remains a market leader in the UK and USA. The inventor William Ramsay named it after his wife's country of origin.

KIWI BOOT POLISH- The innovation with Kiwi was that it preserved shoe leather, made it shine, restored colour. and added suppleness and water resistance. Released in 1906, the Australian-made boot polish was considered the world's best, and Kiwi became and remains a market leader in the UK and USA. The inventor William Ramsay named it after his wife's country of origin.

Arnott's Biscuits factory Homebush NSW - I could smell the biscuits baking on the way to school.

Arnott's Biscuits factory Homebush NSW - I could smell the biscuits baking on the way to school.


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Arnott's Biscuits factory Homebush NSW - I could smell the biscuits baking on the way to school.

Arnott's Biscuits factory Homebush NSW - I could smell the biscuits baking on the way to school.

New South Wales, the mother state of Australia : a guide for immigrants and settlers issued by the Intelligence Department. [Sydney] : Intelligence Department, 1906

New South Wales, the mother state of Australia : a guide for immigrants and settlers issued by the Intelligence Department. [Sydney] : Intelligence Department, 1906

Map of Sydney  http://www.flickr.com/photos/state-records-nsw/6662642331/

Map of Sydney http://www.flickr.com/photos/state-records-nsw/6662642331/

Prison Hulk--"It was normal for prisoners under sentence of transportation to spend the first part of their sentence in the prison where they had awaited trial, usually in solitary confinement....In the early 19th century, most prisoners awaiting transportation were sent to the 'hulks' in London before being assigned to a convict ship and leaving England."

Prison Hulk--"It was normal for prisoners under sentence of transportation to spend the first part of their sentence in the prison where they had awaited trial, usually in solitary confinement....In the early 19th century, most prisoners awaiting transportation were sent to the 'hulks' in London before being assigned to a convict ship and leaving England."

WW II - Pacific on Pinterest | World War II, Iwo Jima and Soldiers

WW II - Pacific on Pinterest | World War II, Iwo Jima and Soldiers

FREE book about #Australia #history from Project Gutenberg - Early Australian History, by Charles White. EARLY AUSTRALIAN HISTORY. CONVICT LIFE In New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land. PARTS I & II - THE STORY OF THE TEN GOVERNORS, AND THE STORY OF THE CONVICTS.

FREE book about #Australia #history from Project Gutenberg - Early Australian History, by Charles White. EARLY AUSTRALIAN HISTORY. CONVICT LIFE In New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land. PARTS I & II - THE STORY OF THE TEN GOVERNORS, AND THE STORY OF THE CONVICTS.

M2148 Railways and Tramways Map of Sydney and Environs, NSW, 1913. | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

M2148 Railways and Tramways Map of Sydney and Environs, NSW, 1913. | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Sydney from Pyrmont. For the first half century of European occupation in Sydney there was little change to the landscape. A slipway was built in the 1850s and Pyrmont 'yellowblock' - some of the best sandstone in the world - was quarried and carted to the nearby burgeoning city.

Sydney from Pyrmont. For the first half century of European occupation in Sydney there was little change to the landscape. A slipway was built in the 1850s and Pyrmont 'yellowblock' - some of the best sandstone in the world - was quarried and carted to the nearby burgeoning city.

How to go on the land in New South Wales 1909.  Find more detailed information about this photograph: http://library.sl.nsw.gov.au/search~S2/?searchtype=t&searcharg=how+to+go+on+the+land&searchscope=2&sortdropdown=-&SORT=D&extended=0&searchlimits=&searchorigarg=tparkes+new+south+wales From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au

How to go on the land in New South Wales 1909. Find more detailed information about this photograph: http://library.sl.nsw.gov.au/search~S2/?searchtype=t&searcharg=how+to+go+on+the+land&searchscope=2&sortdropdown=-&SORT=D&extended=0&searchlimits=&searchorigarg=tparkes+new+south+wales From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au

1952. The tram shed at Bennelong Point Circular Quay before the Sydney Opera House was built.

1952. The tram shed at Bennelong Point Circular Quay before the Sydney Opera House was built.

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