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Publisher: Tasmania, Port Arthur Historic Sites: 2009
Seller ID: 26655
(Port Arthur Occasional Papers No 2.) 171pp, sepia photographs and illustrations. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0957939477 ***Thompson was transported to Van Diemen's Land for burglary in 1841 and freed almost 12 years later, as the transportation era was ending. While under servitude he worked on various probation road gangs, underground at the notorious coal mines on the Tasman Peninsula, and in the timber gangs at Port Arthur. He was a skilled shoemaker and worked at his trade, both inside and outside the system. At the age of 80 he told his story to the photographer/antiquar... View more info
By: CLARK, Julia.
Publisher: Hobart, Corporation of the City of Hobart: 1997
Seller ID: 6363
Oblong 4to. 88pp, predominantly photographic illustrations. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***Published as an annotated catalogue for a photographic exhibition at the Town Hall 1988. Covering the period from Hobart's first municipal elections to the eve of the first world war. View more info