Websites to help with Australian History

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Websites to help with Australian History

  1. 1. “Emigrants and Aborigines – What should go in our gallery?” Websites to help with Australian history – A site that has some outstanding “slide shows” and that can take you to very good individual pictures - http://www.pictureaustralia.org/trails/index.html A website that provides links to many others with helpful historical information - http://www.nla.gov.au/oz/histsite.html Such as this history summary and a site about the goldrush- http://www.cultureandrecreation.gov.au/articles/australianhistory/ http://www.cultureandrecreation.gov.au/articles/goldrush/ A page that links to all sorts of digital sources on Australian life - http://www.nla.gov.au/digicoll/ Images used in the Powerpoint – Richard Redgrave – The Emigrants Last Sight of Home (Wikimedia Commons) http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Richard_Redgrave_- _The_Emigrants'_Last_Sight_of_Home.JPG Emigration from Truro poster http://www.geevor.com/index.php?object=202 “Here and There” cartoon from Punch magazine http://www.mapspictures.com/ireland/history/ireland_population.htm Pictures of “Leaving home”, “The Journey” and “New Land” (From a real gallery exhibition) http://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/exilesandemigrants/ed_resource.html The Last of England by Ford Madox Brown http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ford.madox.brown.the.last.of.england.jpg Emigrant ships arriving in Sydney harbour http://www.nla.gov.au/pict/index.html and then search for “Picken emigrants arriving Sydney” Bungaree – the Aborigine in British naval uniform who greeted emigrants as they arrived http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Augustus_Earle_Portrait_of_Bungaree.jpg Aborigine dance (and many other images of Aborigine culture) http://www.pictureaustralia.org/slideshow/Depictions+of+the+First+Australians Aborigine image of Kangaroo on rock face http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Aboriginal_Art_Australia(1).jpg Governor Davey’s Proclamation to the Aborigines http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gov_Davey%27s_proclamation-edit2.jpg Slides in a Trail called “Colonial Life in Art” - Hobart town being built - Mining camp - Arrest of Aborigine “trespassers” - Spearing of Lt Stokes http://www.pictureaustralia.org/trails/slideshows.html “A game of Euchre (cards)” being played by the miners http://nla.gov.au/nla.pic-an8927787 Truganini (Trugernanner) the (so-called) “last Tasmanian aborigine” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trugernannaer

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