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Duryea's Adelaide Album 1

An album compiled by Adelaide photographer, Townsend Duryea, with the title 'Duryea's Adelaide Album' embossed on the front cover. The first 'page' is a panorama of Adelaide, comprising five roughly uniform panels, mounted on linen to form a continuous image 125 x 895 mm (the linen measures 248 x 940 mm, and folds into three equal sections to fit into the album). The other photographs in the album mostly relate to the visit of Prince Alfred, the Duke of Edinburgh, to Adelaide. See B 73122/1 to B 73122/14 for details on individual photographs.

Townsend Duryea

Townsend Duryea

Townsend Duryea, born in New York, he arrived in South Australia in 1855. Duryea operated a successful photographic business until 1875 when it was destroyed in a fire. He died in N.S.W.

Old colonists 1836-1840 : William Remnant Townsend

Old colonists 1836-1840 : William Remnant Townsend

William Remnant Townsend arrived in South Australia in June 1839 on board the ship the "Hooghly". Bootmaker, Mitcham.

South Australian Pioneers 1837 [mosaic]

South Australian Pioneers 1837 [mosaic]

A collection of studio portraits under the title 'South Australian Pioneers 1837', with 'T. Duryea, Adelaide, 1872' at the bottom. This mosaic includes a portrait of Governor Sir John Hindmarsh above 58 portraits, and the handwritten names of the colonists are listed under the ships they arrived in on both sides of the portraits.

Old colonists 1836-1840 : John Townsend

Old colonists 1836-1840 : John Townsend

John Townsend arrived in South Australia in May 1839 on board the ship the "Planter". Dairyman, gardener, licensed victualler; Adelaide, Campbelltown, Norwood.

Old colonists 1836-1840 : George Ragless

Old colonists 1836-1840 : George Ragless

George Ragless arrived in South Australia in June 1838 on board the ship the "Eden". Farmer, 'Battersea', Edwardstown.

Old colonists 1836-1840 : John Moore

Old colonists 1836-1840 : John Moore

John Moore arrived in South Australia in February 1840 on board the ship the "Java". Farmer, orchardist; Hartley Vale.

South Australian pioneers 1840 : David Mott

South Australian pioneers 1840 : David Mott

David Mott arrived in South Australia in February 1840 on board the ship the "Rajasthan". Farmer, Macclesfield.

South Australian pioneers 1840 : Edward Ronald

South Australian pioneers 1840 : Edward Ronald

Edward Ronald arrived in South Australia in November 1840 on board the ship the "Diadem". Resident, Thebarton; Overseer of Works, Port Wakefield.

Old colonists 1836-1840 : Edward Plummer

Old colonists 1836-1840 : Edward Plummer

Edward Plummer arrived in South Australia in April 1840 from Launceston, Tasmania on board the ship the "Industry". Former convict, labourer, Inverbrackie, Woodside.

Old colonists 1836-1840 : Charles Farr

Old colonists 1836-1840 : Charles Farr

Charles Farr arrived in South Australia in March 1839 on board the ship the "D'Auvergne". Timber merchant, builder, Adelaide.

Old colonists 1836-1840 : Francis Duffield

Old colonists 1836-1840 : Francis Duffield

Francis Duffield arrived in South Australia in December 1839 on board the ship the "Delhi". Secretary to Osmond Gilles, farmer, 'Cobden Grange', Mount Barker.

Charles Thomas Hewett

Charles Thomas Hewett

Photograph of Charles Thomas Hewett (1795-1871), pioneer of the Noarlunga area of South Australia, particularly in the areas south of the river.

Portrait photograph of an unidentified man

Portrait photograph of an unidentified man

Portrait photograph of a man with wavy dark hair and a beard. Identity unknown.

[Early settlers, Port Lincoln and Western Districts - series 3] : William Borthwick

[Early settlers, Port Lincoln and Western Districts - series 3] : William Borthwick

William Borthwick, 1828-1883, arrived in South Australia in December 1839 on board the ship the "Duchess of Northumberland". Pastoralist, Pillaworta station, Port Lincoln.

The Old Colonists Banquet Group : Dr Charles Gosse

The Old Colonists Banquet Group : Dr Charles Gosse

Arrived in South Australia in December 1850 on board the ship the "Elizabeth". Doctor, Adelaide.

Duryea's Adelaide Album 3

Duryea's Adelaide Album 3

An album compiled by Adelaide photographer, Townsend Duryea, with the title 'Duryea's Adelaide Album' embossed on the front cover. The first 'page' is a panorama of Adelaide, comprising five roughly uniform panels, mounted on linen to form a continuous image 12.5 x 89.5 mm (the linen measures 248 x 940 mm, and folds into three equal sections to fit into the album). The other photographs in the album show Rundles, Hindley and Wakefield Streets, North Terrace and the Botanic Gardens. Inside the front cover is a small photographic portrait of a man, believed to be Duryea.

Duryea Gallery, Grenfell Street

Duryea Gallery, Grenfell Street

Photographic Gallery of Townsend Duryea, south east corner of Grenfell Street and King William Street. This building was destroyed by fire on 18 April 1875. Townsend Duryea was an American daguerreotypist who opended this studio in Adelaide in 1855. The ground floor of this building at number 66 houses the drapery business of J Whiting.

Panorama of Adelaide

360 degree panorama of Adelaide taken by Townsend Duryea from the Adelaide Town Hall tower. The panorama consists of 14 of Duryea's original photographic prints pasted in sequence onto calico; these may viewed online by doing a number search on B 5099/1 to B 5099/15.

Old colonists 1836-1840 : William Giles

Old colonists 1836-1840 : William Giles

William Giles arrived in South Australia in October 1837 on board the ship the "Hartley". Manager, South Australian Company.

South Australian Pioneers 1836 [mosaic]

South Australian Pioneers 1836 [mosaic]

A collection of studio portraits under the title 'South Australian Pioneers 1838', with 'T. Duryea, Adelaide, 1872' at the bottom. The mosaic includes a painting of the Old Gum Tree and a portrait of Governor Sir John Hindmarsh above 47 portraits, and the handwritten names of the colonists are listed under the ships they arrived in on both sides of the portraits.

South Australian pioneers [mosaic]

South Australian pioneers [mosaic]

This mosaic holds 581 portraits, and represents a combined group of those portraits Duryea depicted in separate mosaics featuring male colonists who arrived in South Australia as adults in 1836, 1837, 1838, 1839 and 1840. All but three of the portraits on B 47770 are also included in Duryea's largest mosaic at B 8235.

Crowd and vehicles

Crowd and vehicles

View of people people in Victoria Square, with a number of horse drawn vehicles passing through. A temporary grandstand has been erected in the square.

Panorama of Adelaide

Panorama of Adelaide

A panorama made up of five individual images, taken looking south from Montefiore Hill in North Adelaide. The resulting view shows the largely denuded Adelaide Hills behind the buildings that make up Adelaide. Two church spires and the Town Hall tower rise above the other buildings.

View of Adelaide looking south-east

View of Adelaide looking south-east

View of Adelaide looking south-east to Wakefield Street, the Parklands and the Parkside Lunatic Asylum, taken by Townsend Duryea from the tower of the Adelaide General Post Office in 1870. The Unitarian Church with its octagonal tower (demolished 1973) faces the St Francis Xavier Hall across the street (extreme right of image), with St Andrew's Presbyterian Church (demolished 1958) a little further down Wakefield Street. To see a summary of this panorama group do a number search on B 16004.

Adelaide View

Adelaide View

[General description] View of Adelaide, looking east from the Town Hall Tower. Pirie Street cuts across the centre of the view, which shows shingle roofed workmen's cottages, open paddocks and a mix of city buildings. In the right foreground is the roof of the Pirie Street Methodist Church. On the upper left of the view is the Hindmarsh Square Congregational Church. Parklands, eastern suburbs and hills lie beyond. Part of Panorama of Adelaide / Photographed from the Town Hall tower by Townsend Duryea in 1865 / Copied in 15 sections from B 5099.

Adelaide View

Adelaide View

[General description] View of Adelaide from the Town Hall Tower, 1865, looking towards North Adelaide down King William Street. Horse cabs line the centre of King William Road and the Gouger Fountain can be seen on the centre left. Roofs of buildings give way to the distant parkland and countryside beyond. [On back of photograph] 'Panorama of Adelaide / Photographed from the Town Hall tower by Townsend Duryea in 1865 / Copied in 15 sections from B 5099'.

Adelaide View

Adelaide View

View of Adelaide from the Town Hall Tower, looking north east. Grenfell Street runs across the centre of the view. The warehouse of George P. Harris, Wholesale Ironmonger (soon to become Harris Scarfe's) can be seen, upper right of centre. In the upper left of the view is the Institute Building and the mounted Police Barracks. Beyond the city buildings is the parklands and distant countryside. [On back of photograph] 'Panorama of Adelaide / Photographed from the Town Hall tower by Townsend Duryea in 1865 / Copied in 15 sections from B 5099'.

Old colonists 1836-1840 : Emanuel Spiller

Old colonists 1836-1840 : Emanuel Spiller

Emanuel Spiller arrived in South Australia in September 1839 on board the ship the "Prince Regent". Government Printer, Adelaide.

Sir Anthony Musgrave

Sir Anthony Musgrave

Governor Musgrave. His term of office was 1873 - 1877 when he was colonial adminstrator and governor. He arranged funding for railway construction, imposed additional taxes and introduced large numbers of immigrants to settle in the hinterland.