A-Z of Convicts in Van Diemen's Land, book by Simon Barnard
Seventy-three thousand convicts were transported to the British penal colony of Van Diemen’s Land in the first half of the nineteenth century. They played a vital role in the building of the settlements, as well as the runningof the newly established colony. Simon Barnard’s A–Z of Convicts in Van Diemen’s Land is a rich and compelling account of the lives of the men, women and children who were transported to Tasmania for crimes ranging from stealing bread to poisoning family members. Their…
Port Arthur Convict Parti-Coloured Uniform Trousers
These trousers were issued to a convict transported from Britain to Van Diemen's Land (now Tasmania). They were part of the issued uniform given to the Port Arthur convicts during the operation of the penal system on the Tasman Peninsula 1830 - 1877.
Postage stamp separation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Separation of imperforate stamps by scissors, knife or tearing often leads to uneven margins on the stamp as in this 1853 stamp of Van Diemen's Land.
Van Diemen's Land - List of Persons Licensed to Keep Common Inns, Ale-Houses, or Victualling Houses - Sept. 1828 to Sept. 1829
List of persons licensed to keep common inns, ale-houses, or victualling houses in Tasmania from 29 September 1828 to 29 September 1829 Pictured: Macquarie Street, Hobart, Tasmania, 1833
A tale of the First, Second and Third convict fleets to Australia
The story of three convicts, Mathew James Everingham, Elizabeth Rimes and Patrick McGahety who came to Australia in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd fleets.
19th century convict jacket
For convicts transported to the colonies of Australia, inadequate and inappropriate clothing was just one of the many hardships to be endured. Convicts were issued with prison clothing such as this jacket, often of the coarse, ready-made, loose fitting variety known as 'slops'.
Van Diemen's Land Old map of Tasmania Giclee | Etsy
Van Diemens Land map, 1834; historical map restored, fine print. Boundaries are hand colored in the original map. Author: John Arrowsmith. ♥ Printed on premium matte paper (230g/sqm) or professional matte canvas (390g/sqm) ; ♥ Pigment inks (Canon Lucia EX) which last a lifetime, no fading; ♥ Giclée