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Diary of voyage from Gravesend to Melbourne on board the ROMAN EMPEROR

Date: 28 January 1852 - 10 May 1852
Dimensions:
Overall: 15.5 × 12 × 100 mm, 0.5 kg
Medium: Ink on paper, leather
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Object Copyright: © Frederick Geard
Classification:Books and journals
Object Name: Diary
Object No: 00015758
Related Place:Port Phillip Bay, Bass Strait, Isle of Wight, Gravesend, Biscay, Bay of, Portsmouth, Sydney,

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    Voyage from Gravesend to Melbourne on board the ROMAN EMPEROR, January 28th 1852 to May 10th 1852. The diary details life aboard the vessel ROMAN EMPORER, including the flooding of the ships cabins, heavy winds and weather as well as musical acts and a case of small pox. The author describes the events with a humourous tone and finishes with their settling in Balmain.
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