Arthur Phillip - portrait by Francis Wheatley, 1786 (National Portrait Gallery, London). Website link to biography of Arthur Phillip: captain of The Sirius (leading ship of the First Fleet) and governor-elect of New South Wales. Another great resource on Arthur Phillip in Australia can be found at - http://sydneylivingmuseums.com.au/stories/ambition-and-adventure-early-life-arthur-phillip

Arthur Phillip - portrait by Francis Wheatley, 1786 (National Portrait Gallery, London). Website link to biography of Arthur Phillip: captain of The Sirius (leading ship of the First Fleet) and governor-elect of New South Wales. Another great resource on Arthur Phillip in Australia can be found at - http://sydneylivingmuseums.com.au/stories/ambition-and-adventure-early-life-arthur-phillip

Captain (later Admiral) Arthur Phillip RN (11 October 1738 – 31 August 1814) was the first Governor of New South Wales and founder of the settlement which became Sydney. Phillip sailed with the First Fleet, as Governor-designate of the proposed British penal colony of New South Wales. In February 1788, he selected its location to be Port Jackson (now Sydney Harbour).

Captain (later Admiral) Arthur Phillip RN (11 October 1738 – 31 August 1814) was the first Governor of New South Wales and founder of the settlement which became Sydney. Phillip sailed with the First Fleet, as Governor-designate of the proposed British penal colony of New South Wales. In February 1788, he selected its location to be Port Jackson (now Sydney Harbour).

Ooo, Phillip Pullman is writing an adaptation of Grimm's fairy tales! That should be interesting..

Grimm outlook: Philip Pullman's fairytales to arrive in September

Ooo, Phillip Pullman is writing an adaptation of Grimm's fairy tales! That should be interesting..

Royal Navy captain Arthur Phillip, first governor of NSW and commander of the First Fleet in 1787-88, painted by Francis Wheatley in 1786

Royal Navy captain Arthur Phillip, first governor of NSW and commander of the First Fleet in 1787-88, painted by Francis Wheatley in 1786

Arthur Phillip (1738-1814), by unknown artist

Arthur Phillip (1738-1814), by unknown artist

Governor Arthur Phillip's cottage in Parramatta in the 1790s.A♥W

Governor Arthur Phillip's cottage in Parramatta in the 1790s.A♥W

Arthur Phillip by Francis Wheatley Date painted: 1786 Oil on canvas, 90.2 x 69.2 cm Collection: National Portrait Gallery, London - Phillip spent his whole career in the Navy, as an officer and as a naval spy. After many campaigns and expeditions, he landed in Australia at Port Jackson in January 1788 where he founded the first convict settlement, which later became the city of Sydney.

Arthur Phillip by Francis Wheatley Date painted: 1786 Oil on canvas, 90.2 x 69.2 cm Collection: National Portrait Gallery, London - Phillip spent his whole career in the Navy, as an officer and as a naval spy. After many campaigns and expeditions, he landed in Australia at Port Jackson in January 1788 where he founded the first convict settlement, which later became the city of Sydney.

Convicts and the British Colonies in Australia  William Sherwin (c. 1650-1714) Arthur Phillip Esq., Captain General and Commander in Chief in and over the territory of New South Wales, published 1789.

Convicts and the British Colonies in Australia William Sherwin (c. 1650-1714) Arthur Phillip Esq., Captain General and Commander in Chief in and over the territory of New South Wales, published 1789.

Governor Arthur Phillip

Governor Arthur Phillip

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