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F.W.R. Sadler, Commander of H.M.S. Buffalo.
Title : F.W.R. Sadler, Commander of H.M.S. Buffalo. F.W.R. Sadler, Commander of H.M.S. Buffalo.
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Source : B 58962
Date of creation : ca. 1836
Format : Artwork
Dimensions : 20.5 cm x 15 cm
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Description :

Portrait of F.W.R. Sadler, who was to be the Commander of H.M.S. Buffalo, on her voyage to South Australia.

Sadler provisioned his ship for the historic voyage to South Australia in 1836 but due to a promotional appointment a week before departing his place was taken by Mr. James Wood and the ship was Captained by John Hindmarsh. The painting shows Sadler with his right hand on the head of his dog named 'Buffalo'.
Related names :

Hindmarsh, John, Sir, 1775-1860

Wood, James

Coverage year : 1836
Period : Pre-1836
Place : South Australia
Region : Adelaide city
Further reading :

Sexton, R. T. H.M.S. Buffalo [Modbury, S. Aust.] : Archive CD Books Australia, c2006

Sexton, R. T. H.M.S. Buffalo : an account of His Majesty's Ship Buffalo : naval storeship and timber carrier, quarantine ship, transport, and emigrant ship bringing the first governor to South Australia Magill, S. Aust. : Australasian Maritime Historical Society, 1984

Pitt, G. Index to pioneers arriving in South Australia from overseas ports, July 1836 to December 1845 Archives Department, 1935

Burrows, A. Kith and Kin: Sources for family history Libraries Board of South Australia, Adelaide: 1994

Internet links :

State Library of South Australia, General Information Factsheets Online: Shipping and passenger records



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