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Holden HQ colour and trim samples

Holden HQ colour and trim samples

A variety of colour and material samples for the HQ Holden series of cars. Includes a set of colour sample cards for the exterior basecoat paint colours, and a cloth trim sample.

Orwell Rocks, Port MacDonnell

Orwell Rocks, Port MacDonnell

Surf life saving carnival at Orwell Rocks, Port MacDonnell.

John Henry Davidson

John Henry Davidson

Photograph of John Henry Davidson in Army uniform. He died on 17 September 1943 aged 24 while a prisoner of war in Burma. He was the son of Henry George (Harry) and Elizabeth Davidson of Penola. Service number: SX9061.

P.S. Mannum

P.S. Mannum

Stern and side view of 'P.S. Mannum' steaming towards a river bend, producing a choppy wake.

Lake Wangary Hotel

Lake Wangary Hotel

Lake Wangary Hotel, near Coffin Bay, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia.

At Kopperamanna Mission

At Kopperamanna Mission

Aboriginal man looking after two children at Kopperamanna Mission.

Passengers on the 'Karratta'

Passengers on the 'Karratta'

GENERAL: Three passengers enjoying a sea voyage on the 'Karratta'; left to right: Elsie James; Roy Mills; Thelma Jury.

Italian delegates at Cannes, France

Italian delegates at Cannes, France

A group of Italian delegates consisting of eminent Doctors and Professors leaving the Hotel Carlton at Cannes, France during World War I.

Fisherman at Port Noarlunga

Fisherman at Port Noarlunga

Fisherman on the jetty at Port Noarlunga, South Australia.

Stained glass window in St Peter's Cathedral

Stained glass window in St Peter's Cathedral

One of two stained glass windows created by artist Cedar Prest in St Peter's Cathedral, North Adelaide. This window features musical motifs.

World War II transport drivers

World War II transport drivers

Formal photograph of the Red Cross transport workers of World War II.

Signor Francesco Setaro

Signor Francesco Setaro

PORTRAIT: Francesco Setaro, a well known Italian violinist and composer resident in Adelaide in the 1890s. He was conductor and founder of the well-known Setaro's String Band. He was born in Viggianno, Italy in 1868, and came to Australia at the age of 20 as a member of a special band engaged to play at the opening of the Jubilee Exhibition and stayed on. He was the author of several popular compositions including 'Farmyard', 'The Canary Waltz' and 'The Cats' Polka'. Obituary, The Advertiser, 18 January 1926, p13. (information supplied by a researcher).

Construction of Mount Bold Dam

Construction of Mount Bold Dam

View of the construction of the Mount Bold Dam, showing a large pipe.

Holden's motor body factory at Woodville

Holden's motor body factory at Woodville

The premises of Holden's motor body factory at Woodville, near Adelaide, South Australia.

H.M.S. Hood

H.M.S. Hood

H.M.S. Hood during a visit of the British fleet to Australia at Hobart's wharf.

F. Basse

F. Basse

Portrait of F. Basse, President of the Adelaider Liedertafel (Adelaide choir). This is one of 35 individual portraits which make up a composite of the 'Adelaider Liedertafel' (to see the composite photograph do a number search on B 36689).

Ridley Memorial gates, Wayville show grounds

Ridley Memorial gates, Wayville show grounds

Entrance gates to the show grounds, Wayville. These gates erected in 1933 commemorated John Ridley, the inventor of the Ridley Stripper. This harvesting machine stripped the heads of grain with the threshing done by a separate machine.

The 'Loch Linnhe' anchored in an unidentified harbour

The 'Loch Linnhe' anchored in an unidentified harbour

The iron barque 'Loch Linnhe', 1468 tons, anchored in an unidentified harbour [iron ship rig, converted to barque c.1900. 1468 tons, c.1900 = 1329. British ON76732. 234.7 x 37.2 x 22.3. Built 1876 (12) J&G Thomson, Glasgow. Owners: J&R Wilson, registered Glasgow (NB - Not the proprietors of the famous 'Loch Line' well known in the Australian trade) c.1900 sold to Russian owners, later Norwegian. Wrecked 1933 near Mariehamn].

Photographs of the Royal visit

Photographs of the Royal visit

Photographs and papers relating to the Duke and Duchess of York's visit to Adelaide and their attendance at a Scout rally. Some of the photographs were taken by R.E. Collett. Papers consist of Program for the review by HRH The Duke of York at Canberra, ticket to the 'official enclosure, saluting base' for the 'consecration and presentation of regimental colours to the 10th, 27th, 43rd, 48th and 50th Battalions' on Monday 25th April 1927, page from 'The Register', Monday 2 May 1927, with an account of the 'Scouts' great welcome' and 'Girl Guides honoured' on one side, and photographs of the event on the other. Also [From a Scout magazine] a photograph of 'Their Majesties the King and Queen. Taken in Adelaide during their visit as the Duke and Duchess of York', invitation from the Australian Government to Captain S.A. White, Chief Commissioner of Boy Scouts in SA, to attend the 'ceremonies connected with the Establishement of the Seat of Government at Canberra, 9 May 1927'. See 'contents' for details of photographs.

Postcards of various scenes along the River Murray and Mannum in South Australia

Postcards of various scenes along the River Murray and Mannum in South Australia

A collection of 17 postcards showing scenes along the River Murray and Mannum in South Australia. Many of the cards have messages written on the back and were received by Miss McKechnie of Medindie, Miss Nellie Josling of Norwood and Mrs Proctor of North Adelaide.

Semaphore

Semaphore

Semaphore in the 1930's showing the War Memorial Clock which was unveiled in 1925 with the Semaphore atop of the marble tower. A swing merry go round ride and picnic sheds can be seen on the foreshore.

Helen Harvey Finlayson

Helen Harvey Finlayson

Helen Harvey Finlayson, wife of Pastor W. Finlayson arrived in South Australian on the "John Renwick" in 1837. Her and her husband William were missionaries with the Baptist Missionary Society of England. By 1853 he had built a substantial residence "Helenholm" and in 1855 converted his land title to freehold. Helen and William had 9 children

Middleton Mill

Middleton Mill

Middleton Mill. It once sent flour up the River Murray, via the new railway to Port Elliot, and then on to London, where it won medals. The mill ceased operations in 1915 as a result of drought and lack of labour as the local men went to fight in the War.

Port MacDonnell

Port MacDonnell

Customs House, Port MacDonnell. Prior to Federation in 1901 the South Australian colonial Customs Department maintained a number of offices at points of entry to the colony for the collection of customs duties. Construction began on The Customs House in 1863 and took three years to complete. It was designed by Francis Reynolds. The building is described as having a symmetrical elevation facing Charles Street and was built as a Customs House, Court House and Telegraph Office. It also housed police and their families, the cells and stables

Perdriau Rubber Co. Ltd, Gawler Place, Adelaide

Perdriau Rubber Co. Ltd, Gawler Place, Adelaide

The premises of the Perdriau Rubber Co. Ltd. at 69 Gawler Place, Adelaide; a 1921 Oldsmobile car which has Perdriau tyres fitted is parked outside.

Alwin Clements giving an Electrophotography lecture

Alwin Clements giving an Electrophotography lecture

Photograph of Alwin Clements giving a talk. Showing a view of Alwin holding up an Electrographic print while talking into a microphone. Various pieces of equipment sit in front of him.

Rostrevor College

Rostrevor College

Rostrevor College, Woodforde, South Australia

Freeling

Freeling

Two photographs forming a panoramic view of Indra Poultry Farm - property of F. H. Heinrich.

Adelaide Book Society : W.T. Pope

Adelaide Book Society : W.T. Pope

Member of the Adelaide Book Society : William T. Pope, Solicitor.

S.A. Northern Pioneers, 1850-1859 : J. Smith

S.A. Northern Pioneers, 1850-1859 : J. Smith

Portrait of J. Smith of Undoolya from a pictorial composite.