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Blog post from Friday, 11 July, 2014

Portrait of Captain Arthur Phillip DG 166

The Duke of Edinburgh and New South Wales Governor Dame Marie Bashir were present for the unveiling of a memorial stone for Commander of the First Fleet Admiral Arthur Phillip at Westminster Abbey on 9 July 2014. Find out more:

The State Library of New South Wales holds many sources relating to Arthur Phillip’s voyage to Australia and the First Fleet.

See Discover Collections feature on the First Fleet.