Collins Street, town of Melbourne, 1839

Watercolour showing a streetscape with small buildings either side of a central road. It is framed by a tall tree either side in the foreground, with four Aboriginal people looking out at the scene before them.

D.E.Paty,  Blandfordia Nobilis (Christmas Bells) -   from Wild Flowers around Newcastle, New South Wales between 1833-1836.

seek only to release fear from the body-mind. do not chase after joy; only breathe out your pain, your grief, your loss. - From Dennis - Dorothy English Paty Blandfordia Nobilis

Convicts building road over the Blue Mountains, N.S.W. 1833.

Convicts building road over the Blue Mountains, N. Courtesy National Library of Australia

Melbourne, 1839

John Batman's " village " by Birrayung , river of mists and shadows , is transformed . Melbourne , by the River Yarra ,

Frederick Garling, Circular Quay, ca. 1839? Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales: http://www.acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=423716

Frederick Garling, Circular Quay, ca. Mitchell Library, State Library of…

Hyde-Park-Barracks-1836

Groups of men standing or sitting in a town square, some of whom are looking back toward large building, Hyde Park Barracks, with front wall featuring dome-roofed cottages on either side of a large timber gate.

Dawes' Point Battery, Dawes' Point 1836

Dawes' Point Battery, Dawes' Point 1836

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