Henrietta Villa, Point Piper NSW, 1820
Residence of Naval Officer (Collector of Customs) Captain John Piper
Watercolour by Richard Read
Mitchell Library, 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
The ‘exclusive’ human cargo had a much better deal than the horses and other livestock! This still applies. John Piper managed to pick the Nation’s best real estate as much as 200 years ago!