Elizabeth Farm

Elizabeth Farm near Parramatta NSW 1825

This might have been the ultimate destination of many early importations. Although the Macarthurs bred mainly Merino Sheep they still needed superior fast transport; just like all squatters seeking primacy.

Elizabeth Farm near Parramatta was the home of John and Elizabeth Macarthur.

Copy of lithograph published in London by Joseph Lycett

Government Printing Office Collection, 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