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Glenelg

Glenelg

Looking east from rear of Family Hotel in 1868. In the foreground are two storied houses in College Street including Essenside (with the tower). The two storied place on the right is in Moseley Street. On the extreme left can be seen the original Congregational Church/Congregational Hall. "The Olives" and Mr O'Halloran Giles home show up in the right centre, while in the distance is Partridge Street and the new fine residential area of Helmsdale. This photograph was reproduced in the Observer March 10, 1928.

Ann Margaret Bickford

Ann Margaret Bickford

Portrait of Ann Margaret Bickford (nee Garrett), wife of William Bickford. He arrived in South Australia in 1839 intended to become a sheep farmer, but returned the medical profession in 1840 when he established Adelaide's first druggist company. In 1850 his widow, Ann Margaret Bickford, carried on the business forming AM Bickford and Sons. Bickfords went on to produce cordials, eucalyptus oil coffee essence, coconut oil, health salts and fluid magnesia.

Pulteney Street

Pulteney Street

Pulteney Street.

Gravesite of Paquita Mawson

Gravesite of Paquita Mawson

Gravesite of Paquita Mawson (nee Delprat).

Ladies cap worn on drill line

Ladies cap worn on drill line

The 'Aristides'

The 'Aristides'

[General description] The 'Aristides' under sail. She was a three masted ship rigged iron vessel, 1721 tons, built in Aberdeen, launched in 1876. She was said to be the flagship of the Aberdeen White Star line- a well known clipper on the Australia trade, carrying cargo and passengers. On 28th May 1903 she vanished on a voyage from Caleta Buena, Chile to San Francisco with a cargo of nitrate and soda. See B 12018 for a different view.

Colonial Sugar Refinery at Glanville

Colonial Sugar Refinery at Glanville

GLANVILLE: Smouldering wreckage being inspected after the fire in February 1926 at the Colonial Sugar Refinery.

Marist Brothers College students

Marist Brothers College students

Photograph of all of the students from the Marist Brothers College in 1948.

Smith family

Smith family

Photograph of members of the E. Smith family taken in the studio in Mount Gambier in 1940. Mr Smith and one of his sons are wearing the uniform of the Australian Army.

The 'Kirkcudbrightshire' docked in an unidentified port

The 'Kirkcudbrightshire' docked in an unidentified port

The iron ship 'Kirkcudbrightshire', 1582 tons, docked in an unidentified port [iron ship, 1582 tons, ON89952, 250.0 x 38.3 x 22.9. Built 1884 (8) Russell and Co. Greenock. Owners: Thomas Law and Co. Registered Glasgow. Converted into a hulk at Fremantle 1922]. According to a researcher, it was sunk by explosives off Rottnest Island on 4 April 1934.

John McKinlay Esquire, The South Australian Explorer

John McKinlay Esquire, The South Australian Explorer

Illustration ofJohn McKinlay, the South Australian explorer, pictured pointing out to the land, with binoculars in the opposite hand. McKinlay is depicted armed with a pistol and a rifle.

Brighton Cemetery

Brighton Cemetery

Jessica McEwin, Nancy Flannery and Pat Thomas at Brighton Cemetery, near the grave on Nancy's parents.

Rundle Street, Adelaide

Rundle Street, Adelaide

Rundle Street, Adelaide, looking east. On the left women and children wearing their town best are going shopping. The number 55 horse tram is plodding along the centre of the road. The near side of Hall & Savage's (on extreme right) is 6 yards west of Charles Street. All the buildings to the right of the Adelaide Arcade were demolished in 1927. For a view of the Regent Theatre which was erected on the site, see B 4845.

Government House, Darwin

Government House, Darwin

Government House, Darwin.

The 'Cromdale' under sail

The 'Cromdale' under sail

The steel ship 'Cromdale', 1903 tons, under sail [steel ship 1903 tons. ON98561, 271.6 x 40.1 x 23.4. Built 1891 (6) Barclay, Curle and Co. Glasgow. Owners D Rose and Co. Registered Aberdeen. Wrecked in 1913, Bass Point, near the Lizard southern England. Said to be the last sailing ship built for the Australian wook trade].

Foot Police

Foot Police

[General description] The caption of this photograph, reproduced in the 'Advertiser', 9th January, 1929 reads: 'Members of the police patrol marching along King William-street yesterday to their beats in various portions of the city. From 20 to 23 foot police leave the city watch house three times per day on main watches, at 6 a.m., 2 p.m. and ?p.m.' [On back of photograph] 'Reproduced in the 'Advertiser', January 9th, 1929 / Foot Police going on patrol duty in King William Street / January 1929'.

The 'Cairnbulg' moored in Sydney Harbour

The 'Cairnbulg' moored in Sydney Harbour

The iron barque (ex ship) 'Cairnbulg', 1567 tons, moored in Sydney Harbour [iron ship (later barque) 1599 tons. ON65107, 261.3 x 39.0 x 23.0. Built 1874 (3). J. Duthie and Co. Aberdeen. Owners: W. Duthie junior. reg. Aberdeen. Became Russian Hellas and the Danish or Norwegian Alexandra. Abandoned in 1908 off South American coast in unusual circumstances.]

Old colonists 1836-1840 : John Shand

Old colonists 1836-1840 : John Shand

John Shand arrived in South Australia in August 1838 on board the ship the "Merope ". Publican, brewer, Adelaide.

The 'Berwickshire' at Bristol

The 'Berwickshire' at Bristol

The iron barque 'Berwickshire', 943 tons, at Bristol. [Iron three masted barque, 943 tons. ON84278, 200.0 x 32.8 x 19.5. Built 1880 (11) Russell and Co. Greenock. Owners Thomas Law and Co. registered Glasgow c. 1907 became the Italian 'Papa' and broken up at Genoa in 1923.]

A display of winners in the Rothmans National Press Photo Award was recently exhibited at West Lakes Mall. One shopper, Bert Tester, of Birkenhead, was caught mimicking one of the photographic subjects. 12 November 1986.

A display of winners in the Rothmans National Press Photo Award was recently exhibited at West Lakes Mall. One shopper, Bert Tester, of Birkenhead, was caught mimicking one of the photographic subjects. 12 November 1986.

Old colonists 1836-1840 : John Lewis

Old colonists 1836-1840 : John Lewis

John Lewis arrived in South Australia in January 1838 on board the ship the "Royal Admiral". Farmer, Stockade, Dry Creek.

Pelorus rock off Kangaroo Island

Pelorus rock off Kangaroo Island

Pelorus rock off Kangaroo Island.

Edward Stephens

Edward Stephens

[General description] Head and shoulders portrait of Edward Stephens, banker, company manager, Member of Upper House and Methodist lay leader. [On back of photograph] 'Edward Stephens / First manager of first bank in South Australia / Member of board of S.A. Company 1841-1849 / With William Bartley he was one of the first two members of the Board of Advice of S.A. Company'.

Sunken garden, Mount Gambier

Sunken garden, Mount Gambier

View of the sunken garden at the Umpherston Sinkhole, Mount Gambier

Pennington Terrace, North Adelaide

Pennington Terrace, North Adelaide

Pennington Terrace, North Adelaide. This view was taken from the park in the foreground and shows houses of the wealthy. On the right is Saint Peter's Cathedral. The extreme left is 14 yards east of Union Street.

A group of men having a meal on board a river steamer

A group of men having a meal on board a river steamer

A group of men having a meal on board a river steamer sitting on long benches at a table.

Soldiers working with horse drawn Red Cross wagons at Brighton

Soldiers working with horse drawn Red Cross wagons at Brighton

Soldiers working with horse drawn Red Cross wagons at Brighton: two views.

Children alighting from a Bowman's Bus

Children alighting from a Bowman's Bus

Children on their way to see the motion picture Pepe alighting from a Bowman's Bus at Wests theatre, Hindley Street, Adelaide. A sign on the front of the bus reads, "We're on our way to see PEPE at Wests".

Solid Gold Cadillac movie promotion

Solid Gold Cadillac movie promotion

A woman holding a black dog and described as "Miss Solid Gold Cadillac" sits in the back of a convertable sedan driven by a chauffeur arrives at Wests Movie Theatre, Hindley Street, Adelaide, while a crowd on the pavement watches on.

Beachport

Beachport

Street scene at Beachport showing Osbourne's unlicensed Coffee Palace in the foreground. This was the first establishment of the name Beachport and existed from 1879 - 1888. Next door stands a building with a sign stating E French and Sons. This was the former Wool and Grain Store situated on Railway Terrace. Further down the street the Bayview Hotel can be seen. This hotel also known as Beachport Hotel existed from 1879. It was called Bayview Hotel from 1879 to 1958