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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.

Duryea's Adelaide Album 1

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.

Duryea's Adelaide Album 2

Duryea's Adelaide Album 2

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 King William Street, Victoria Square, the Torrens River and Botanic Gardens. A book plate at the front indicates that it was originally owned by Edward Angas Johnson.

View of Adelaide looking south-west

View of Adelaide looking south-west

View of Adelaide looking south-west, taken by Townsend Duryea from the tower of the Adelaide General Post Office in 1870. In the foreground can be seen the business of C. Farr, builder & timber merchant, with Grote Street crossing diagonally through the image. In the middle background of the view can be seen St. Luke's Anglican Church (consecrated in 1856), on the western edge of Whitmore Square, and behind it, the road to Glenelg. To see a summary of this panorama group do a number search on B 16004.

South Australian Pioneers 1838 [mosaic]

South Australian Pioneers 1838 [mosaic]

A collection of studio portraits under the title 'South Australian Pioneers 1838', with 'T. Duryea, Adelaide, 1872' at the bottom. This mosaic includes portraits of Governor Sir John Hindmarsh and Governor George Gawler above 116 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 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.

Opening Ball at the Adelaide Town Hall

Opening Ball at the Adelaide Town Hall

Photograph of a painting by James Shaw of the opening ball held in the Adelaide Town Hall on 22 June 1866, part of the celebrations of the visit of the Duke of Edinburgh. A colour copy of the painting can be found at B 3749.

Old colonists 1836-1840 : Sir Arthur Blyth

Old colonists 1836-1840 : Sir Arthur Blyth

Sir Arthur Blyth arrived in South Australia in August 1839 on board the ship the "Ariadne". Merchant, ironmonger, Member of Parliament.

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 : Henry Thomas Morris

Old colonists 1836-1840 : Henry Thomas Morris

Henry Thomas Morris arrived in South Australia in December 1836 on board the ship the "Buffalo". Manager, Anlaby station, Kapunda.

Old colonists 1836-1840 : George Lewis Clisby

Old colonists 1836-1840 : George Lewis Clisby

George Lewis Clisby arrived in South Australia in November 1838 on board the ship the "Rajasthan". Butcher, hawker, storeman; Adelaide, Yatala.

Old colonists 1836-1840 : William Carman

Old colonists 1836-1840 : William Carman

William Carman arrived in South Australia in February 1840 on board the ship the "Rajasthan". Blacksmith, wheelwright, publican, farmer; Adelaide, Lyndoch Valley, Chain of Ponds, Keilli.

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.

Old colonists 1836-1840 : Thomas Whyte

Old colonists 1836-1840 : Thomas Whyte

Thomas Whyte arrived in South Australia in March 1840 on board the ship the "Tomatin". Farmer, Cherry Gardens.

Old colonists 1836-1840 : Edward Ronald

Old colonists 1836-1840 : 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 : James Kelly

Old colonists 1836-1840 : James Kelly

James Kelly arrived in South Australia in June 1839 on board the ship the "Lady Bute". Drapist assistant, Adelaide; farmer, Woodside, Riverton, Giles Corner.

Old colonists 1836-1840 : James Niall

Old colonists 1836-1840 : James Niall

James Niall arrived in South Australia in April 1839 from Launceston, Tasmania on board the ship the "Look-in". Farmer, auctioneer, property owner; Dry Creek, Adelaide, South Stradbroke, near Magill.

Old colonists 1836-1840 : Charles Mosse Sprigg

Old colonists 1836-1840 : Charles Mosse Sprigg

Charles Mosse Sprigg arrived in South Australia in December 1839 on board the ship the "Delhi". Farmer, Morphett Vale.

South Australian pioneers 1840 : Edward Ifould Lomer

South Australian pioneers 1840 : Edward Ifould Lomer

Edward Ifould Lomer arrived in South Australia in October 1841 on board the ship the "Fama". Grain and flour merchant, pastoralist.

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.

Old colonists 1836-1840 : William Kelly

Old colonists 1836-1840 : William Kelly

William Kelly arrived in South Australia in December 1838 on board the ship the "Lloyds". Farmer, Cudlee Creek.

Old colonists 1836-1840 : George James

Old colonists 1836-1840 : George James

George James arrived in South Australia in January 1838 on board the ship the "Royal Admiral". Publican, Norfolk Arms, Rundle Street, Adelaide.

Old colonists 1836-1840 : Jacob Bowden

Old colonists 1836-1840 : Jacob Bowden

Jacob Bowden arrived in South Australia in January 1838 on board the ship the "Royal Admiral". Herbalist, Adelaide.

Old colonists 1836-1840 : Captain Emanuel Underwood

Old colonists 1836-1840 : Captain Emanuel Underwood

Captain Emanuel Underwood arrived in South Australia in March 1840 on board the ship the "Baboo". Sea captain, storekeeper, Port Lincoln.

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.

South Australian pioneers 1840 : Dr Charles Davies

South Australian pioneers 1840 : Dr Charles Davies

Dr Charles Davies arrived in South Australia in February 1840 on board the ship the "Branken Moor". Medical doctor, pastoralist, Member of Parliament, North Adelaide.

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.

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

Panorama of Adelaide

360 degree panorama of Adelaide taken by Townsend Duryea from the Adelaide Town Hall tower. The panorama consists of 15 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.