Convict life on board the hulks

A dummy representing a convict, in a straitjacket inside cell no.9 on board a prison hulk. Note the upward curve of the cell's wall, which is formed by the hull of the ship.


Created circa 1926 by an unknown photographer. Photograph. Used as a postcard.


Accession number: H22177


From the State Library of Victoria's Pictures Collection. The A.C. Dreier postcard collection.


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Prison hulks