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446183
  • Title
    Plan of the New Gaol for Sydney, ca. 1840
  • Call number
    SSV1/Gao/Darh/1
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    ca. 1840, Sydney : J. G. Austin & Co., lithog.
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    446183
  • Physical Description
    Prints - 28.5 x 22.3 cm. - 1 lithograph
  • Scope and Content
    Shows floor-plan of cells for various categories of prisoners: Misdemeanours before and after trial, Capital felonies, Condemned, Debtors, Females before and after trial, and Boys.
  • Source
    Presented 1962
  • General note

    Title continues: ... [gaol] to contain 400 prisoners in solitary cells.
    Printed by J. G. Austin & Co., Zincographers & Lithographers, 12 Bridge Street, Sydney.
    Pencil sketch of a male figure (possibly soldier?) on reverse.
    Digital order no:a928156
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Signatures of George Barney and Mortimer Lewis, Colonial Architect -- printed at lower edge
    Date in pencil at upper left
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