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"Over water hammock. Can I live here?" This is really cool, but my question is this: how on earth do you get on it? and how in the world do you keep the pillows from falling into the water?

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.

Early Australian History - Convict Life in New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land, by Charles White

Hawkesbury River Bridge, Richmond. 1945

Digital Collections - Pictures - Searle, E. (Edward William) Hawkesbury River Bridge, Richmond, New South Wales, ca.

Thompson Square, Windsor, NSW 1870's

Thompson Square in Windsor,north western Sydney in the 🌹

1890s photo of John Tebbutt's Observatory, Windsor, NSW. This is the second (1879) observatory he built on this site. John Tebbutt became one of Australia's notable astronomers, and is most famed for his discovery of two major comets. Windsor had the advantage of clear skies free from smoke to help his observations. His discoveries helped to put Australia on the scientific world map.

1890s photo of John Tebbutt's Observatory, Windsor, NSW. This is the second (1879) observatory he built on this site. John Tebbutt became one of Australia's notable astronomers, and is most famed for his discovery of two major comets. Windsor had the advantage of clear skies free from smoke to help his observations. His discoveries helped to put Australia on the scientific world map.

The Windsor Bridge over the Hawkesbury River was officially opened on the 20 August 1874. The town celebrated in great style with about 7000 attendees and the day was observed as a general holiday. The Australian Town & Country Journal published this interesting sketch

The New Bridge over the Hawkesbury at Windsor. Australian Town & Country Journal, 22 August p.

The Hawkesbury in flood at Windsor, 1942

The Hawkesbury in flood at Windsor, 1942

In 1788 New South Wales was settled by ships bearing soldiers and a little more than 900 convicts and soldiers. Locally, anywhere from 400 to 1000 natives were encountered. The infectious diseases carried by convicts was the cause for the first diseases to strike local indigenous peoples. This time, these events previously witnessed for the North American settlement had specific reasons that could be assigned--most environmental in nature. http://books.google.com/books?id=uYxNAAAAcAAJ

In 1788 New South Wales was settled by ships bearing soldiers and a little more…

Windsor Hospital 1900 and view of Thompson Square from "Early Days of Windsor NSW" by James Steele

Windsor Hospital 1900 and view of Thompson Square from "Early Days of Windsor NSW" by James Steele

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