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.

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.

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

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

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