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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

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.

Old colonists 1836-1840 [mosaic]

Old colonists 1836-1840 [mosaic]

The photographic composite (mosaic) B 8235/1 holds 708 portraits. A further 27 in the upper left section are missing due to damage. (An unnamed portrait has been placed in the gap at B 8235 23E, instead of the portrait of John Moore missing due to damage .) A newspaper article that refers to the donation of the mosaic to the Public Library of South Australia in 1894 by Mr CH Hussey of Port Elliot states that it was damaged when Duryea's studio was destroyed by fire on 18 April 1875. (The Advertiser, 17 November 1910.) Mr Hussey's portrait is at B 8235/1 1A.

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.

Old colonists 1836-1840 [mosaic]

Old colonists 1836-1840 [mosaic]

Photographic copy of B 8235/1, mounted on card , containing 734 portraits and handwritten alphanumeric coordinates. This print represents the original mosaic (B 8235/1) before it was damaged by fire and lost 27 portraits. It would have been one of the smaller versions of the original mosaic that Duryea made available for sale. It was purchased by the South Australian Archives from the Old Curiosity Shop, Rundle Street, Adelaide in 1939.

Adelaide View

Adelaide View

View of south western Adelaide from the Town Hall Tower, featuring the intersection of Franklin Street and Victoria Square. Open paddocks, residential and business premises can be seen with parklands and hills in the distance. In the foreground is the Windsor Castle Hotel, licencee W. Haylock. The premises of Charles Farr, Builder and Timber Merchant displays a large array of cut timber in piles. Part of Panorama of Adelaide / Photographed from the Town Hall tower by Townsend Duryea in 1865 / Copied in 15 sections from B 5099.

South Australian pioneers 1840 [mosaic]

South Australian pioneers 1840 [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 127 portraits, and the handwritten names of the colonists are listed under the ships they arrived below the portraits.

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 1840 [mosaic]

South Australian pioneers 1840 [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 127 portraits, and the handwritten names of the colonists are listed under the ships they arrived below the portraits.

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 : 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.

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 : 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 : John Harvey

Old colonists 1836-1840 : John Harvey

John Harvey arrived in South Australia in October 1839 on board the ship the "Superb". Pastoralist, Member of Parliament, founder of Salisbury.

Old colonists 1836-1840 : George William Cole

Old colonists 1836-1840 : George William Cole

George William Cole arrived in South Australia in July 1839 on board the ship the "Lysander". City valuator, Adelaide; Member of Parliament.

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 : 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 : Samuel Walkley

Old colonists 1836-1840 : Samuel Walkley

Samuel Walkley arrived in South Australia in January 1838 on board the ship the "Royal Admiral". Labourer, brickmaker, Hindmarsh.

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 : Samuel Bakewell

Old colonists 1836-1840 : Samuel Bakewell

Samuel Bakewell arrived in South Australia in November 1840 on board the ship the "Superb". Grocer, Member of Parliament.

Old colonists 1836-1840 : Dr Charles Davies

Old colonists 1836-1840 : 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.

Old colonists 1836-1840 : George Beames

Old colonists 1836-1840 : George Beames

George Beames arrived in South Australia in July 1840 on board the ship the "Fairlie". Crafers.

Old colonists 1836-1840 : James Scott Young

Old colonists 1836-1840 : James Scott Young

James Scott Young arrived in South Australia in June 1839 on board the ship the "Seppings". Drapist, agent and buyer; Adelaide, London, Parkside.

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.

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. The handwritten names of the colonists are listed under the ships they arrived in on both sides of the portraits.

Duke of Edinburgh at Glenelg

Duke of Edinburgh at Glenelg

Long view of the procession of horse drawn vehicles conveying the Duke of Edinburgh during his visit to Glenelg. The jetty with a decorated arch can be seen in the distance; a line of troops are lined up along the beach. The Pier Hotel is the only building visible.

Bridge over the River Torrens

Bridge over the River Torrens

View of the original Adelaide City bridge over the Torrens River on King William Street. The bridge was built in 1855 and replaced in 1877.