Browse Items (3 total)

The foundation stone for the Convict Church at the former penal settlement of Port Arthur, Tasmania, was laid by Lieutenant Governor George Arthur (1784-1854) in 1836. The church was possibly designed by the Deputy Commissariat Officer Thomas…

The foundation stone for the Convict Church at the former penal settlement of Port Arthur, Tasmania, was laid by Lieutenant Governor George Arthur (1784-1854) in 1836. The church was possibly designed by the Deputy Commissariat Officer Thomas…

This atmospheric engraving from 1887 in The Illustrated Australian News depicts the gothic architectual style, including crenellation and turrets, of the 'Old Convict Church' at the penal settlement of Port Arthur in Tasmania.