Arthur Phillip by Francis Wheatley Date painted: 1786 Oil on canvas, 90.2 x 69.2 cm Collection: National Portrait Gallery, London - Phillip spent his whole career in the Navy, as an officer and as a naval spy. After many campaigns and expeditions, he landed in Australia at Port Jackson in January 1788 where he founded the first convict settlement, which later became the city of Sydney.

Arthur Phillip by Francis Wheatley Date painted: 1786 Oil on canvas, x cm Collection: National Portrait Gallery, London - Phillip spent his whole career in the Navy, as an officer and as a naval spy. After many campaigns and expeditions, he land

1788 First Fleet (convict ships)

ebook - An extraordinary narrative history of the First Fleet, by the bestselling author of The Forgotten Children.

Australia 1986 Convict Settlement in New South Wales Set Fine Mint SG 1019/22 Scott 988/91 Other Australian Stamps HERE

Australia 1986 Convict Settlement in New South Wales Set Fine Mint SG Scott Other Australian Stamps HERE

Captain Arthur Phillip guided a fleet of 11 British ships carrying convicts to the colony of New South Wales, thus founding the colony of Australia on January 26, 1788.

Captain Arthur Phillip guided a fleet of 11 British ships carrying convicts to the colony of New South Wales, thus founding the colony of Australia on January

A view of Botany Bay from The voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay, 1789 by Arthur Phillip, Engraving DL Q78/26

A view of Botany Bay from The voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay, 1789 by Arthur Phillip, Engraving DL

Convicts and the British colonies in Australia - click on image to read more

Convicts and the British Colonies in Australia William Sherwin (c., Captain General and Commander in Chief in and over the territory of New South Wales, published

Governor Arthur Phillip, 3 July 1788: "It will be four Years at least, before this Colony will be able to support it self, & perhaps no Country in the World affords less assistance to first Settlers. still, My Lord, I think that perseverance will answer every purpose proposed by Government, & that this Country will hereafter be a most Valuable acquisition to Great Brittain from its situation." One of the first letters written from Sydney Cove.

Letters from the colony - ONE hundred

Governor Phillip Part 5 – Sydney 1788

Governor Phillip Part 5 – Sydney 1788

On May the First Fleet under Captain Arthur Phillip left Portsmouth to found a penal colony in Australia.

Royal Navy captain Arthur Phillip, first governor of NSW and commander of the First Fleet in 1787-88, painted by Francis Wheatley in 1786

Royal Navy captain Arthur Phillip, first governor of NSW and commander of the First Fleet in painted by Francis Wheatley in 1786

The voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay : - Biodiversity Heritage Library

The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community.

One of Australia’s most important shipwrecks is HMS Sirius. In 1787 she was the lead ship for the First Fleet of eleven ships setting out from Britain on the voyage to establish the first...

One of Australia’s most important shipwrecks is HMS Sirius. In 1787 she was the lead ship for the First Fleet of eleven ships setting out from Britain on the voyage to establish the first.

Captain Arthur Philip

Captain Arthur Philip

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