Watercolour. At the new jail near Bathurst Basin rioters broke into the Prison Governor's house and threw his possessions into the river, then set more prisoners free. They had already freed the prisoners at Bridewell Jail and set the prison on fire. '...on the opposite bank of the river, as far as the eye could range, the people were posted in thousands...Many of them, both male and female, stripped off their prison clothes and proceeded on their way almost in a state of nudity.' J. Bonner, A True and Impartial Account of the Riotous Proceedings