"British soldiers are fellows who have all enlisted for drink – that is the plain fact - they have enlisted for drink. Image "Suttling booth" Atkinson, John Augustus (artist) Soldiers eating and drinking near tent on edge of encampment.
Peter Eaton specializes in New England furniture made between 1650 and with a particular emphasis on William and Mary, country Queen Anne, and Federal period furniture from eastern Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Connecticut River Valley.
THEN: 1909 - rather than demolish the old 1818 Government House at Parramatta, (as was considered) it was restored (photo not sourced - on display at location) NOW: 2017 - restored to its former glory, the Old Government House at Parramatta is now 1 of 11 Australian Convict sites inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage List (Les de Belin's photo 29/7/2017). By Les de Belin
View of Sydney from the east side of the Cove, Painting by John Eyre
Prisoners of the Royal Admiral taken directly from the ship to Parramatta without being disembarked at Sydney beforehand - Cumberland Argus 25 October 1899
Royal Oak Hotel at 387 Church St,at the corner of Ross St,Parramatta (year unknown).It was established in 1831.Behind the pub are stables that are even older,heritage-listed, as well as an archaeological site.