For a natural historian the vessel that really put a smile on my face was the replica of the HMS Lady Nelson.
|Keep an eye out as you get around Hobart|
for all the Thylacines....extinct...
pffftttt....there's one standing on a barrel.
On a paleontological point, the first people recorded to have climbed Mount Wellington were George Bass and the botanist/palaeontologist, Robert Brown. Brown would describe a large number of plants and fossils from across the world, including Australia, ad many species would also be named after him.