Arthur Phillip - portrait by Francis Wheatley, 1786 (National Portrait Gallery, London). Website link to biography of Arthur Phillip: captain of The Sirius (leading ship of the First Fleet) and governor-elect of New South Wales. Another great resource on Arthur Phillip in Australia can be found at - http://sydneylivingmuseums.com.au/stories/ambition-and-adventure-early-life-arthur-phillip
42 Arthur Phillip Way, Mill Park VIC 3082, Image 14
First Fleet Online Some great primary sources relating to characters in the play: Instructions from the Home Secretary, Lord Sydney to Captain Arthur Phillip. . . . We, reposing especial trust and confidence in your loyalty, courage and experience in military affairs, do, by these presents, constitute and appoint you to be Governor of our territory called New South Wales, http://firstfleet.uow.edu.au/index.html
Arthur Phillip by Francis Wheatley Date painted: 1786 Oil on canvas, 90.2 x 69.2 cm Collection: National Portrait Gallery, London - Phillip spent his whole career in the Navy, as an officer and as a naval spy. After many campaigns and expeditions, he landed in Australia at Port Jackson in January 1788 where he founded the first convict settlement, which later became the city of Sydney.