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Opening Ceremony of the Myponga Reservoir

Opening Ceremony of the Myponga Reservoir

MYPONGA: A view of the Official Opening Ceremony of the new Myponga Reservoir, by the Governor of South Australia, Sir Edric Bastyan.

The Wenmouth Collection : Orroroo

The Wenmouth Collection : Orroroo

Gum trees at Orroroo.

Anzac Cove, near Gallipoli, Turkey

Anzac Cove, near Gallipoli, Turkey

Medical tents near the landing jetty used by the 4th Australian Field Hospital at Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, Turkey; soldiers and landing craft appear in the background.

Kadina

Kadina

Aerial view of part of Wallaroo Mines (looking east). The hill in centre is the residue or tailings dump at Devon Concentrating Plant. Behind is Federal Cricket Ground, also called "Lords". Buildings in foreground are the ruins of Devon Concentrating Plant, Wallaroo Mines.

Old colonists 1836-1840 : Francis Tranter

Old colonists 1836-1840 : Francis Tranter

Francis Tranter arrived in South Australia in November 1840 on board the ship the "Diadem". Farmer, Kapunda.

The Todd sisters

The Todd sisters

Studio portrait of Lorna, Maude and Gwendoline Todd.

P. Anderson

P. Anderson

Photograph of Miss P. Anderson wearing her debutante dress for a photograph taken in the studio in 1951, Mount Gambier.

Leonard Samuel Burton

Leonard Samuel Burton

Leonard Samuel Burton (1824-1895) - He was appointed head-master of St. Georges School, Gawler in 1853. The school was also called the Gawler Model School and later named the Gawler Primary School. He resided in Gawler for forty two years after this appointment. He was Mayor of Gawler and also involved with Freemasons, Gawler Chess Club, Gawler Comedy Club, Gawler Cricket Club and many more organisations. He was a local government councillor, local government head, school teacher and school principal. His characteristics included conscientiousness, unflagging energy and unselfishness. He died in a train accident in 1895.

Yachts on the Port River, South Australia

Yachts on the Port River, South Australia

Two yachts including the 'Miranda' sailing on the Port River, Port Adelaide, South Australia.

John S. Chappel Pty Ltd : SUMMARY RECORD

John S. Chappel Pty Ltd : SUMMARY RECORD

Records of architectural practice of John S. Chappel Pty. Ltd., comprising architectural plans, articles, scrapbooks and papers relating to architecture, town planning, heritage and Adelaide City Council; register of design projects; photographs of award-winning projects; files on his Halifax Street property building; practice computations; J.S. Chappel articles and speeches; transcripts of talks by architects to Architecture Foundation; papers relating to conservation of Rymill House and Kingsmead (North Adelaide); brochures on architectural work; photograph albums and plans relating to Advertiser articles about other architects' and John S. Chappel's work; photograph albums of historic buildings and 1950s-1980s South Australian architecture; papers relating to Harry Seidler & Associates apartment block 'Horizons' in Darlinghurst, Sydney; miscellaneous published items, and papers relating to the old Mount Gambier Hospital. Also includes sound cassette tapes of interviews relating to Amata and Indulkana indigenous projects, and sequence filmed by ABC's 'This Day Tonight' program showing the Pitjantjatjara housing settlement at Indulkana with the special housing designed by John Chappel modelled on the traditional Aboriginal dwelling (wiltja).Other personal records include sound cassettes of John Chappel speaking about Adelaide City Council and Lord Mayoral election, and a recorded conversation by John Chappel's aunt Miss Kathleen A. Singleton.

Taxation Department Staff

Taxation Department Staff

Staff of the Taxation Department playing deck tennis on the roof of their building.

Reeves family : SUMMARY RECORD

Reeves family : SUMMARY RECORD

Papers relating to C.R. Reeves and the Reeves family including a photograph, gold licence and dietary scale for ships' passengers.

Men of Arltunga

Men of Arltunga

Local residents photographed at the Arltunga Race Meeting (on 6 November 1913?). Back row, 1. Aboriginal man, 2. Lou Scharber, 3. Harry Lake, 4. Ben Webb, race starter, 5. Charlie Du Bois, race secretary, 6. Stanish O'Grady, Govt. Assayer, 7. Jim Turner, 8. Ben Wauckington, clerk of scales, 9. Possibly H. Hughes the handicapper, 10. Larry Rosenbaum (or Bill Gallagher), 11. Albert Wallace/Wallis (face turned), 12. Louis Bloomfield, 13. Matt Dowdy. Middle Row: 1. Fred Cavanaugh, 2. Alf Turner, 3. Frank McGowan, 4. Tom Cleary, 5. possibly Jimmy Meggins, 6. Fred Barrett. Front row: 1. Bruce Wallace, 2. young Aboriginal boy drowned at Atnarpa, 3. Jockey Jim, 4. Unknown Aboriginal young man, 5. Baden Bloomfield, 6. Police Tracker Bob, in uniform. See 'Advertiser' article 29 November 1913, page 17, column (d) : 'The Arltunga Meeting' which may relate to this occasion. According to a researcher, Standish O'Grady was the son of Michael Standish O'Grady who migrated from Ireland with his 49 year old mother and three brothers. They lived at Tothills Creek and had four blocks there of 250 acres total, approximately. Standish I think went to the School of Mines Adelaide and may have worked for the Northern Territory Government as well as an Assayer. He had a brother and lots of cousins. His father built the Carrieton Hotel. His mother died in Adelaide. Father Michael Standish is buried at Salisbury old resident's cemetery. According to a researcher, 'Man fifth from left back row is not Standish O'Grady. The man at the end of row is.'

Saint Matthew's Anglican Church - Kensington

Saint Matthew's Anglican Church - Kensington

View of St Matthew's Anglican Church on Kensington Road, Marryatville in Kensington, South Australia.

Glen Osmond

Glen Osmond

House 188 Glen Osmond Road.

The 'City of Nankin' docked in an unidentified port

The 'City of Nankin' docked in an unidentified port

The iron ship 'City of Nankin', 986 tons, docked at the Barclay, Curle shipyard where it was built [iron ship, 986 tons, ON27954, 212.1 x 32.2 x 21.4 Built 1859 (10) Barclay, Curle and Co. Glasgow. George Smith and Sons, registered Glasgow, later T. Guthrie, Glasgow. Renamed Keir and reduced to a barque and now 1029 tons. Hulked at Lorenco Marques in October 1897.]

Allendale Public School

Allendale Public School

Allendale Public School pupils and teachers. Male teacher on the far left is T.H.Williams. N.B. Most names can be supplied. Apply to library staff.

The Old Colonists Banquet Group : Joseph Darwent

The Old Colonists Banquet Group : Joseph Darwent

Arrived in South Australia in January 1849 on board the ship the "Posthumous". Merchant and steamboat agent, Adelaide.

Golden Grove

Golden Grove

Mr W. Richardson's Orange Orchard, showing fruit ready for picking.

1956 Melbourne Olympic Games motion picture

1956 Melbourne Olympic Games motion picture

A group of ten women wearing evening gowns and 'Olympic Games' sashes gathered around the 'Olympic cauldron' at Wests Theatre, Hindley Street, Adelaide, prior to the gala premier of the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games motion picture.

Ashford Community Hospital

Ashford Community Hospital

Entrance to the maternity wing of Ashford Community Hospital Inc.

Dog racing at Plympton, South Australia

Dog racing at Plympton, South Australia

A dog handler running with two dogs in 'the slips' at the start of a race during an event held at Plympton, South Australia.

Ashford Community Hospital

Ashford Community Hospital

View of a rear courtyard and parking area at Ashford Community Hospital Inc.

Photos from the Tea and Sugar Train

Photos from the Tea and Sugar Train

Views taken during working trips on the Tea and Sugar Train.

Places (Adelaide)

Places (Adelaide)

Freemasons Lodge, Murray Olsson.

Mary Driver holding a child

Mary Driver holding a child

Mary Driver of Parkside sitting holding baby.

James Munro Linklater

James Munro Linklater

[General description] Head and upper body portrait of the subject, seated with folded arms, in three quarter view. He is balding and wears a beard and moustache. He was a pastoralist at Kirkala near Streaky Bay. At the bottom of the photograph is the following: 'Copied by S.Solomon 1884 Adelaide' [On back of photograph] 'James Munro Linklater / 1877'.

The 'True Briton'

The 'True Briton'

[General description] Photograph of a painting of the 'True Briton' under sail. [On back of photograph] 'The ship 'True Briton' of the Blackwall line'

Prince Alfred College

Prince Alfred College

Prince Alfred College with students standing on the oval.

General view of part of the Murray River showing vegetation and shadows

General view of part of the Murray River showing vegetation and shadows

General view of part of the Murray River showing vegetation and shadows.