Story: Australians

Sydney in the 1850s (2nd of 2)

Sydney in the 1850s

This painting of Sydney, by W. S. Hatton, shows the harbour, with some of the ships that plied the trans-Tasman route.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: C-063-002
Watercolour by W. S. Hatton

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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How to cite this page:

John Wilson, 'Australians - Early arrivals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 October 2020)

Story by John Wilson, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 10 Mar 2015