Betrayal and Survival, Stories from the Bounty
Just before sunrise Mr Christian and Master at Arms … came into my cabin while I was fast asleep and seized me tyed [sic] my hands with a Cord & threatened instant death if I made the least noise …
Captain Bligh, 28 April 1789, ship’s log,
Come and explore this infamous event from early Australian history and trace the experiences of Governor Bligh and Fletcher Christian through the Library’s collection of diaries, ships’ logs, letters, maps, portraits and other original material.
Drinks and Light refreshments available.