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'The abolition of the slave trade', 1792

This is a hand-coloured cartoon print showing an African girl being hoisted by the ankle for a flogging on board the British slaving vessel Recovery. The vessel's captain John Kimber is seen on the left, whip in hand. The cartoon was drawn by Isaac Cruikshank and published by S W Fores in London on 10 April 1792. The alternative ...


'The parting - "Buy us too"', 1863

This is a colour lithographic card showing a shackled slave being taken away by his new owner as his wife and child beg to be bought as well so the family would not be separated. The owner gestures them away with his whip. The card was the fourth in a collectable series of 12 album cards entitled 'The slave in 1863. A thrilling ...


Wildlife at Wilsons Promontory

This is an excerpt from a 10-minute silent promotional film about a camping trip to the Wilsons Promontory National Park. The first scenes, introduced by the intertitle 'Emus', show two emus grazing and then fleeing after two men on horseback and another person on foot come towards them. A second intertitle, 'A bear, carrying ...


Diary of a young female immigrant to Queensland, 1863-64 - part 1 of 3

This is a double-page extract (pp 93-94, covering part of Monday 1 February through to Thursday 5 February 1864) from the shipboard diary of 15-year-old immigrant Maria Steley. The extract deals with experiences on board the Ariadne as it arrived at Moreton Bay, Queensland, after a voyage from Liverpool, England, including ...