Blue wren and red robin, Van Dieman's Land, 1791-1793.   Watercolour from Drawings by William Bligh, Commander of His Majesty’s Ship Providence.        Find more detailed information about this image: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=446868

Blue wren and red robin, Van Dieman's Land, 1791-1793. Watercolour from Drawings by William Bligh, Commander of His Majesty’s Ship Providence. Find more detailed information about this image: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=446868

William Bligh Painting - William Bligh Fine Art Print - Leigh Banks

William Bligh Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Leigh Banks

William Bligh Painting - William Bligh Fine Art Print - Leigh Banks

WILLIAM BLIGH BAD LUCK On this day …….. 14th of June 1789 William Bligh was born in Plymouth, south-west England, on 9 September 1754. He was only 8 when he first went to sea. At age 22, he was chosen to join Captain Cook’s crew on the ‘Resolution’, and became commander of the ‘HMAV Bounty’ eleven years later. The […]

WILLIAM BLIGH BAD LUCK On this day …….. 14th of June 1789 William Bligh was born in Plymouth, south-west England, on 9 September 1754. He was only 8 when he first went to sea. At age 22, he was chosen to join Captain Cook’s crew on the ‘Resolution’, and became commander of the ‘HMAV Bounty’ eleven years later. The […]

European explorers marvel at (then eat) 'porcupine anteater'

European explorers marvel at (then eat) 'porcupine anteater'

Black-fronted Parakeet	(Cyanoramphus zealandicus) William Bligh

Black-fronted Parakeet (Cyanoramphus zealandicus) William Bligh

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Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful. ~ William Morris

Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful. ~ William Morris

A Pirate of Exquisite Mind: Explorer, Naturalist, and Buccaneer: The Life of William Dampier by Diana Preston

A Pirate of Exquisite Mind: Explorer, Naturalist, and Buccaneer: The Life of William Dampier by Diana Preston

Memoirs of a Buccaneer: Dampier's New Voyage Round the World, 1697 (Dover Maritime) by William Dampier. $14.95. Publication: January 15, 2007. Publisher: Dover Publications (January 15, 2007). Series - Dover Maritime. Author: William Dampier

Memoirs of a Buccaneer: Dampier's New Voyage Round the World, 1697 (Dover Maritime) by William Dampier. $14.95. Publication: January 15, 2007. Publisher: Dover Publications (January 15, 2007). Series - Dover Maritime. Author: William Dampier

What do the words avocado, barbecue, breadfruit, cashew, catamaran, and chopsticks have in common? They, and hundreds of others, were introduced into the English  language by the explorer/naturalist/buccaneer William Dampier. Though he has  been largely forgotten, Dampier was the most important English maritime  adventurer of the seventeenth century...

What do the words avocado, barbecue, breadfruit, cashew, catamaran, and chopsticks have in common? They, and hundreds of others, were introduced into the English language by the explorer/naturalist/buccaneer William Dampier. Though he has been largely forgotten, Dampier was the most important English maritime adventurer of the seventeenth century...

Gordon Barton Australian Entrepreneur, Founder of a political party, the Nation Review ... see also http://www.smh.com.au/news/National/A-style-all-of-his-own/2005/04/11/1113071888769.html and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gordon_Barton

Gordon Barton Australian Entrepreneur, Founder of a political party, the Nation Review ... see also http://www.smh.com.au/news/National/A-style-all-of-his-own/2005/04/11/1113071888769.html and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gordon_Barton

Bligh's house, Lambeth North, London.    William Bligh bought this house when it was brand new, in about 1794, five years after the mutiny on the Bounty.

Bligh's house, Lambeth North, London. William Bligh bought this house when it was brand new, in about 1794, five years after the mutiny on the Bounty.

Captain William Bligh's Family Tomb, St Mary-at-Lambeth Graveyard, London

Captain William Bligh's Family Tomb, St Mary-at-Lambeth Graveyard, London

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