– All photographs by Joe Franklin –
|Mark Gregory viewed through Guard's rifle look out|
COCKATOO ISLAND CONVICT PRISON, Sydney.
|Guard look outs Cockatoo Island|
Francis MacNamara was imprisoned here before his transfer to Van Diemen's Land.
|Solitary cells, Cockatoo Island.|
|Gnarly tree, Golden Gully.|
|Remains of a Tambaroora pub. Like many gold miners, Frank was reputed to be a heavy drinker. |
He wrote: "...it becomes the Irishman to drown the shamrock while he can".
|Interpretive sign Hill End.|
|Mine Head, Hill End.|
|Exposed wall, Hill End Cottage.|
|Irish Section, Tambaroora Cemetery.|
|Gravestone, Irish Section, Tambaroora.|
|Grave stone of black tracker - David Benjamin Johnson, born USA.|
|Ted Abbott, grave digger, Tambaroora.|
|Mudgee, NSW - the day before his death Frank was drinking in the town "on and off all day".|
|Memorial Park, Mudgee contains headstones from three earlier cemeteries - converted into parks. |
Frank the poet died near here, but his burial place remains a mystery.