1860s Historical Pictures of Australia

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Attacking the Mail (Bushranging, N.S.W. 1864); S. T. Gill (1818-1880)

Old Australian Crime Records - Remarkable Crimes and Criminals - Part 1

Part 1 in a three part series chronicling a selection of old Australian crimes.

Launceston in 1867

Launceston in 1867

Historic black & white illustration of Launceston, Tasmania, from 1867.

The King's School in 1861

The Oldest Grammar School in Australia - The King's School - History from 1832 to 1911

The history from 1832 to 1911 of The King's School, the oldest grammar school in Australia.

The Arrival of the Missionary Ship "John Williams" at Hobson's Bay on 19 August 1866

Historic Event - The Arrival of the Missionary Ship "John Williams" at Hobson's Bay on 19 August 1866

During the week that the missionary Society's ship the "John Williams" stayed in port at Hobson's Bay in June 1866, it is estimated that approximately 5000 people visited her to mark her Majesty's birthday.

Freemantle Western Australia in 1866

Freemantle Western Australia in 1866

Illustration and short article about Fremantle (Western Australia) in 1866.

Gipps Land Hospital, Sale 1867

Gipps Land Hospital, Sale - Opening 20 August 1867

The Gipps Land Hospital to provide relief for "indigent" strangers who frequently came into Gipps Land in search of employment. The official opening was held on 20th August 1867.

The Penal Establishment at Pentridge - Prisoner's at Dinner 1867

Inside The Penal Establishment at Pentridge in 1867

Published in this article are some illustrations of the internal arrangements and discipline of the Pentridge Stockade, in which the convict element of our population, in 1867, was subjected to punishment for offences of a serious nature.

The Penal Establishment at Pentridge - Prisoners Spinning Woollen Yarn 1867

Inside The Penal Establishment at Pentridge in 1867

Published in this article are some illustrations of the internal arrangements and discipline of the Pentridge Stockade, in which the convict element of our population, in 1867, was subjected to punishment for offences of a serious nature.

The Penal Establishment at Pentridge - The Tailors' Shop 1867

Inside The Penal Establishment at Pentridge in 1867

Published in this article are some illustrations of the internal arrangements and discipline of the Pentridge Stockade, in which the convict element of our population, in 1867, was subjected to punishment for offences of a serious nature.

The Penal Establishment at Pentridge - The Silent System 1867

Inside The Penal Establishment at Pentridge in 1867

Published in this article are some illustrations of the internal arrangements and discipline of the Pentridge Stockade, in which the convict element of our population, in 1867, was subjected to punishment for offences of a serious nature.

Darlinghurst Prison - The Matting Manufactory - 1866

Darlinghurst Prison 1840-1866

The first wings of Darlinghurst Prison were constructed in 1840. On 7th July 1841 the first prisoners were transferred from the old gaol to Darlinghurst Prison. This article, including sketches of the prison and the prisoners, gives an insight into the working of the prison up to 1866.

Darlinghurst Prison - The Shoe-Making Room - 1866

Darlinghurst Prison 1840-1866

The first wings of Darlinghurst Prison were constructed in 1840. On 7th July 1841 the first prisoners were transferred from the old gaol to Darlinghurst Prison. This article, including sketches of the prison and the prisoners, gives an insight into the working of the prison up to 1866.

Darlinghurst Prison - The School Room - 1866

Darlinghurst Prison 1840-1866

The first wings of Darlinghurst Prison were constructed in 1840. On 7th July 1841 the first prisoners were transferred from the old gaol to Darlinghurst Prison. This article, including sketches of the prison and the prisoners, gives an insight into the working of the prison up to 1866.

Darlinghurst Prison - Stone Cutters - 1866

Darlinghurst Prison 1840-1866

The first wings of Darlinghurst Prison were constructed in 1840. On 7th July 1841 the first prisoners were transferred from the old gaol to Darlinghurst Prison. This article, including sketches of the prison and the prisoners, gives an insight into the working of the prison up to 1866.

The Residence of the Governor of the Goal (Within the Walls) Darlinghurst Prison 1866

Darlinghurst Prison 1840-1866

The first wings of Darlinghurst Prison were constructed in 1840. On 7th July 1841 the first prisoners were transferred from the old gaol to Darlinghurst Prison. This article, including sketches of the prison and the prisoners, gives an insight into the working of the prison up to 1866.

Bird's Eye View of Darlinghurst Prison 1866

Darlinghurst Prison 1840-1866

The first wings of Darlinghurst Prison were constructed in 1840. On 7th July 1841 the first prisoners were transferred from the old gaol to Darlinghurst Prison. This article, including sketches of the prison and the prisoners, gives an insight into the working of the prison up to 1866.