Hurling the Spear in Australia.  From: 1868 The World's Explorers   by Henry Dulcken   via The British Library (PD-100)      suzilove.com

Hurling the Spear in Australia. From: 1868 The World's Explorers by Henry Dulcken via The British Library

Tropical Bats  From: 1868 The World's Explorers  by Henry Dulcken  via The British Library (PD-100)   suzilove.com

Tropical Bats From: 1868 The World's Explorers by Henry Dulcken via The British Library

Hurling the Spear in Australia.  From: 1868 The World's Explorers   by Henry Dulcken   via The British Library (PD-100)      suzilove.com

Hurling the Spear in Australia. From: 1868 The World's Explorers by Henry Dulcken via The British Library

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

Port Jackson from the Fort

Frederick Garling Australia Fort MacQuarie from the Gardens

ON 28 FEBRUARY 1790, John Irving became the first Australian to be emancipated of his criminal history.

The Costumes of the Australasians by Edward Charles Close. Here, Close shows convicts, their gaolers, and free settlers, all living and working together in Australia. IMAGE CREDIT: Edward Charles Close/State Library of NSW

1805  Government House Parramatta. Painting by George William Evans.

of August 1885 While out for a drive in a horse and cart, a man and woman survived an extraordinary accident on this day in As they were nearing the western …

There were eleven ships in the First Fleet. They were all small ships that included two naval ships, six convict ships and three storeships for supplies. This is a picture of the flagship Sirius, which carried Captain Aurthur Philip first govermor of NSW. It was wrecked off Norfolk Island in 1790 and its wreck was given National Heritage status in 2011.

The wreck of a First Fleet ship which once carried Governor Phillip has been given National Heritage status.

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