Conviction Currents

First Fleet
Team Name: 
Conviction Currents

Visualisation of convict ships through time.

Team Prize Details: 
Australian National University, University of Canberra, Intersect
Used Datasets: 
Dataset Name: 
SLQ - British Convict Registers
Publishing Organisation/Agency: 
State Library of Queensland
Jurisdiction of Data: 
Queensland Government
How did you use this data in your entry?: 
Our submission is a dynamic visualisation of this convict transportation data laid over a map. It shows the history throughout time of all the convict ships coming to the country.
Dataset Name: 
Carte reduite des parties connues du globe terrestre dressee au Depost des Cartes Plans et Journaux de la Marine pour le Service des Vaisseaux Francais / par ordre de M. de Machault Garde des Sceaux de France Ministre et Secretaire d Etat aiant le Departe
Publishing Organisation/Agency: 
National Library of Australia: Trove
Jurisdiction of Data: 
Australian Government
How did you use this data in your entry?: 
We used this world map from the 1700s to design our data visualisation graphic of convict ship movements throughout time. It was instrumental to our design of the paths for the ship movements.
Event Location: 
Canberra Heritage Hack