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Images Dated 16th December 2004

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Between Decks on an Emigrant Ship, 1850 Featured 16 Dec 2004 Image

Between Decks on an Emigrant Ship, 1850

Engraving showing distressed needlewomen below decks on an emigrant ship, with their belongings, making themselves confortable before the voyage begins. A charity set up by Mr Sidney Herbert and the Rev Quekett rescued many of these girls from poverty and enabled them to start a new life in Australia

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Dinner on an Australian Emigrant Ship, 1849 Featured 16 Dec 2004 Image

Dinner on an Australian Emigrant Ship, 1849

Engraving showing dinner taking place in the forecastle of an Australian emigrant ship, 1849. The forecastle is an elevated platform in the bows of the ship and can be seen, in this engraving, as a quiet place to take dinner on board a crowded ship. A man in the foreground is eating while his lady companion is smoking a pipe. The ships bell can be seen at top right

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Emigrants sighting land, 1871 Featured 16 Dec 2004 Image

Emigrants sighting land, 1871

Engraving showing a scene on the deck of an emigrant ship, as the passengers sight land, 1871. In the foreground a lady is sewing and a family with very young children look anxiously towards land. Sailors are using telescopes to confirm the sighting of land, whilst musicians are playing the banjo and the violin

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans