Journal of Arthur Bowes Smyth

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Title

Journal of Arthur Bowes Smyth

Subject

Arthur Bowes Smyth (1750-1790), convicts, drawing, early Australian journal, emblem, emblems, First Fleet, fleur-de-lys, fleur-de-lis, heraldic, heraldic badge, heraldic shield, heraldry, journal, Lady Penrhyn, manuscript, manuscript annotation, manuscript tracery text, personal writing, sketch, surgeon, transportation, travel.

Description

A scanned copy of the journal of Arthur Bowes Smyth held by the National Library of Australia. Smyth was the surgeon responsible for the women convicts on the Lady Penrhyn in the First Fleet, from 22 March 1787 – 8 August 1789. The journal contains a number of sketches, doodles and drawings of English emblems, some of which are medieval. For example, the drawings of fleur-de-lys. The second last page also contains a detailed image of a heraldic shield, redolent of medieval manuscript annotation.

Creator

Smyth, Arthur Bowes

Source

National Library of Australia

Publisher

National Library of Australia

Date

1787

Rights

National Library of Australia

Format

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Citation

“Journal of Arthur Bowes Smyth,” Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory, accessed March 30, 2017, http://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/32.