Graeme-Evans, Alex; Ross, Michael
Title A Visitor's Short History Guide to Port Arthur, 1830-1877
Binding Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover
Book Condition Very Good
Publisher Tasmania Regal Pub 1998
0646259962 / 9780646259963
Seller ID 053406
58 pages including b/w illustrations. The visitor to Port Arthur cannot help but be touched by the aura of isolation and despair that still haunts the remains of this landmark to human insensitivity. The events and stories associated with Port Arthur have fascinated thousands of visitors who have wandered these ruins. This best selling book details a short history of Port Anhur from 1830 to 1877. lt vividly portrays the convict era, detailing the conditions under which these men, women and even children were kept, their lives, their struggles - and occasionally, their triumphs.