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Town Hall, Mount Gambier

Town Hall, Mount Gambier

Mt. Gambier Town Hall, Institute Hall, and Institute (Commercial Street). The Town Hall was constructed in 1882 and first used as Council offices and meeting rooms. The clock and tower were donated by TC Ellis of Benara Station and were added in 1883. The adjoining Institute Library and Hall was constructed in 1869 with the upper storey being added in 1886. The building was used as a library and as a silent movie theatre between 1911 - 1926. A fine stained glass and leadlight ceiling is a feature of this building

Old colonists 1836-1840 : Robert Norton

Old colonists 1836-1840 : Robert Norton

Robert Norton arrived in South Australia in January 1837 on board the ship the "Coromandel". Bullock driver, gardener, Norton Summit.

King William Street, Adelaide

King William Street, Adelaide

[General description] The South Australian Insurance Company's building dominates this view of the street corner on a wet day. Some people are standing on the pavement whilst others are crossing the road. The two-horse wagonette standing at the kerb is probably a cab. Note the two signs on the telegraph pole reminding horse riders and drivers to 'walk round corners.' [On back of photograph] 'Acre 170 / North east corner of King William Street and Pirie Streets. 1894 / Left side of S.A. Insurance Co.'s premises is 14.5 yards north of Pirie Street. On the right is Manufacturers Place.' (Another hand) 'For view of this corner in 1957 see B 13962.' The building contains the offices of W.A & J.E. Ewens, Sharebrokers and Licensed Landbrokers, on the ground floor. Wolford Albert Ewens (1861-1895) and John Ernest Ewens (1865-1894) were grandchildren of William Ewens and Sarah (nee Spiller), whose famileries arrived on the 'Prince Regent' on 25 September 1839.

Gresham Street, Adelaide

Gresham Street, Adelaide

[General description] This row of three storey stone buildings are warehouses for L. & J. Hayman, J. Felstead and J. Reid & Sons. Note the loading doors on the first and second floors and the chain pulleys hanging down the front of the building to hoist loads. [On back of photograph] 'Acre 16 / Gresham Street, west side / 1894 / Extreme left is 47 yards south of North Terrace. Extreme right is 25 and a half yards south of North Terrace.'

Arratunga Creek

Arratunga Creek

The bank of Arratunga Creek, near Blinman.

Rundle Street, Adelaide

Rundle Street, Adelaide

[General description] Rundle street is busy with shoppers, some pausing to look in the windows of Donaldson and Andrews and Marshall and Co. A buggy drawn by a pair of grey horses stands in the foreground and behind it a family are packed into their one horse wagonette. Stevenson's Jewellers with its large clock is seen on the left. [On back of photograph] 'Acres 45 7 46 / Rundle Street. North side / About 1897 / Extreme left is 55 yards east of King William Street. Extreme right is about 2 yards west of James Place.'

Man and his dog

Man and his dog

Renmark 1932. Keith and 'Sandy'.

Kroehn's House, Swan Reach

Kroehn's House, Swan Reach

Kroehn's house, Swan Reach.

William Gilbert Harris

William Gilbert Harris

Ambrotype portrait of William Gilbert Harris, explorer, wearing a three-piece suit, a collar with open points covering the jaw, and a large bow-tie. He is seated in an ornately carved wooden chair, with a cane in one hand and the other arm resting on a table next to a hat. In embossed leather case with a gilt metal frame.

Picnic train, Port Broughton

Picnic train, Port Broughton

Thirty-sixth of 60 photographs in an album. A Picnic train at Port Broughton.

Members of the lacrosse team

Members of the lacrosse team

Members of the lacrosse team representing South Australia during a carnival at Melbourne.

Fort Glanville

Fort Glanville

The old 10 inch gun at Fort Glanville.

Preparing cycad nuts, Milingimbi

Preparing cycad nuts, Milingimbi

"Treating the cycad nuts ready for eating at the Macassar Well".

Fort Glanville

Fort Glanville

The old barracks.

Sixty years married

Sixty years married

Party at the diamond wedding celebration of Mary Jane Chalk, nee Carter, and Thomas William Chalk of The Wattles, Sturt.

Prince Alfred College

Prince Alfred College

Group photograph of Prince Alfred College boarders. Front row: Magarey; Hunter; Cole; Cowan; Hall; Darling; Leaver; Wilcocks. Second row: Binks; Falkenberg; Dodd; Muchie; Dobbie; Leaver; Leschen; Hosking. Third row: Russell; Hugo; Cain; Riggs; Melville; Cowan; Garrett. Fourth Row: Oxford; Goodes; Dale; Coombe; Cowan; Komp; Paterson; Tiver; Wood.

'Dolores' wooden barque

'Dolores' wooden barque

Figurehead, 'Dolores' wooden barque.