An escape from the first gaol

This painting shows the 1838 escape from the gaol on Batman's Hill by Tullamarine and his companion Jin Jin, who had been arrested for digging up potatoes.


W.F.E Liardet, 1875. Watercolour, pen, pencil and ink painting.


Accession number: H28250/4


From the State Library of Victoria's Pictures Collection.


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Melbourne's first gaols
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