Featured Image: ‘The Wanderer’; Benjamin Boyd’s Brigantine Yacht
Chromolithograph by Sir Oswald Brierley
Dixon Galleries, State Library of New South Wales
Reprinted in ‘Horsemen of the First Frontier (1788 – 1900) and The Serpents Legacy’ by Keith R Binney. Publisher: Volcanic Productions
By the mid-19th century the speed if not the comfort of transport had markedly improved for both livestock (horses) and human cargo. The ‘Brigantine Yachts’ were built for speed across the Oceans of the World.