Van Dieman’s Land

By Katie Sambrook, Head of Special Collections The Foyle Special Collections Library has recently added the following item to its collections. Benjamin Wait. Letters from Van Dieman’s Land. Buffalo: AW Wilgus, 1843 [Foyle Special Collections Library, Miscellaneous Collection HV8950.T3 WAI] The frontispiece shown here depicts the author Benjamin Wait (1813-95) on board a convict ship. Wait took […]