Library Curator, Susannah Helman, will take viewers behind-the-scenes of the current season’s iteration of the Library’s Treasures Gallery in this series.
Discover the journal of Arthur Bowes Smyth, surgeon on the Lady Penrhyn – one of the 11 First Fleet ships that carried convicts to Australia in 1788. In his journal, Bowes Smyth gives personal insights and opinions of his experiences, as well as recognising moments of beauty on the long voyage to Australia.
The journal mentioned in this digital tour is:
- Arthur Bowes Smyth, Journal, 22 March 1787–August 1789, nla.cat-vn1837771