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Author Pridmore, Walter B

Title Point Puer- and the prisons of Port Arthur / Walter B. Pridmore ; illustrator, Rose Solomon
Published Murdunna, Tas. : W.B. Pridmore, [2005]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  365.42099464 Pri/Ppa  AVAILABLE
Description iv, 44 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Summary Port Puer is significant in the evolution of the crime and punishment system we have today as it was the first exlusively boys prison in the British Empire. This booklet looks briefly at the Point Puer Boys Prison, the original Prisoner's barracks, the Penitentiary and the separate Prison at Port Arthur
Subject Point Puer Boys' Establishment
Boy convicts -- Tasmania -- Point Puer -- History
Prisoners -- Australia -- Tasmania -- China -- Lüshun -- History.
Juvenile delinquents -- Australia -- Tasmania -- Point Puer -- History
Penal colonies -- Australia -- Tasmania -- China -- Lüshun.
Port Arthur Historic Site (Tas.)
Puer, Point (Tas.)
Author Solomon, Rose
ISBN 0975123947