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Title The Journal of a Voyage from Calcutta to Van Diemen's Land: Comprising a Description of That Colony During a Six Months' Residence
Author Prinsep, E
Date 1833
Document Type Printed Book
Reference 566.b.18
Library / Archive British Library
Collection Name General Reference Collection
Description A compilation of letters describing a journey starting in Penang, through the Eastern colonies and on to Tasmania. The author describes each of the colonies as they pass through, discussing matters such as physical descriptions of the settlements, traffic, hotels and finding servants.
Theme(s) Departures: Port Conditions and Organisation; Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences; Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations
Country (from) India
Country (to) Australia
Places Singapore; Hobarton, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia; Penang, Malacca, Malaysia; Jakarta, Java, Sumatra, Indonesia;
Ports Calcutta, India
Nationality English; Chinese; Malaysian; Australian; Aborigine
Keywords race, racism, farming, agriculture, travel, tourism, servants, convicts, geography, climate, resources, roads, Aborigines, banking, fishing, statistics, land, agriculture
Language English
Copyright British Library