A timeline showing the progression of convict colonisation in Australia.
Ned Kelly – wanted for robbery and murder by Dietmar Down Under, via Flickr
Port Arthur, Tasmania
Convicts in chains
Convict ship lists, 1840s. Tasmanian Government Archives
1830-49 convict uniform. This image is attached to a great article describing the side seams being buttoned not stitched so the convict could dress without removing the leg irons.
statue of convict #Australia
Convicts building road over the Blue Mountains, N.S.W. 1833.
Convicts from the hulk Justitia at work in Woolwich.
Ticket of leave no. 28/102 issued to William Anson, 16 May 1828, signed by Alexander McLeay, Colonial Secretary. Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales: http://www.acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=423919