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The journal of Arthur Bowes Smyth, surgeon, Lady Penrhyn, 1787-1789 / edited by Paul G. Fidlon and R.J. Ryan
Bib ID 2837813
Format BookBook
Author
Smyth, Arthur Bowes, 1750-1790
 
Description Sydney : Australian Documents Library, 1979 
xix,196p. : facs. ; 26cm. 
ISBN 0908219008
Summary

Describes the voyage of the First Fleet, Smyth's stay in Australia and his return voyage via Tahiti and China. Details are given of treatment of the women convicts during the voyage and events in the first three months of the new colony, including comments on the behaviour of convicts and marines, encounters with the Aborigines and the fauna and flora of the mainland, Lord Howe and Norfolk Islands. Contains detailed lists of the ship's company, officers stationed in N.S.W., female convicts aboard the Lady Penrhyn together with a list of children on board.

Notes

Includes index and bibliography: p. 9-10

Subjects Lady Penrhyn (Ship)  |  Voyages and travels.  |  Settlement and contacts.  |  Initiation - Tooth avulsion.  |  Settlement and contacts - Penal colonies / Convicts.  |  Weapons - Spears.  |  Technology - Shell implements / tools.  |  Fishing - Fish hooks.  |  Transport - Water - Canoes.  |  Race relations - Racism - Stereotyping.  |  Trade and exchange.  |  Race relations - Violent.  |  Habitation - Camps.  |  Race relations.  |  Fishing.  |  Australia -- History -- 1788-1851.  |  Port Jackson (Sydney SI56-05)
Other authors/contributors Fidlon, Paul G, joint ed  |  Ryan, R. J, joint ed

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