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Adelaide Arcade

Adelaide Arcade

Captain Sweet's premises in the Adelaide Arcade, off Rundle Street, south side. The show window displays framed photographs taken by Captain Sweet Landscape Photographer

Dean Russell's funeral at St Pauls

Dean Russell's funeral at St Pauls

Crowds gathered and view of horses and buggies waiting in Flinders Street during the funeral for Alexander Russell, Dean of Adelaide, who died in 1886. (Sweet Adelaide).

Sweet Collection folders, volume 6

Sweet Collection folders, volume 6

Volume 6 in a collection of photographs by Captain Samuel Sweet, arranged in six folders. Each photograph in Folders 1-5 and some in Folder 6 have separate records in the catalogue and have been previously digitised. By searching on Collection: Sweet Collection, these records can be drawn together. Additional photographs in Folder 6 can be viewed by taking the browse album link attached to the record B 72483/6.

Grave of Captain Samuel Sweet

Grave of Captain Samuel Sweet

Grave of Captain Samuel White Sweet. Captain Sweet died of Apoplexy at Riverton on 4 January 1886 and his funeral was conducted at the North Road Cemetery on 5 January 1886.

Dean Russell's funeral procession from St Pauls

Dean Russell's funeral procession from St Pauls

Funeral procession exiting St Paul's Church and crowds gathered for the funeral for Alexander Russell, Dean of Adelaide, who died in 1886. (Sweet Adelaide).

Dean Russell's funeral procession from St Pauls

Dean Russell's funeral procession from St Pauls

Crowds gathered at the corner of North Terrace and King William Street as the funeral procession for Alexander Russell passes. Horse tram 82 is visible in the foreground. (Sweet Adelaide).

King William Road, Adelaide

King William Road, Adelaide

Avenue of eucalypts, looking south towards the city along King William Road. There is a horse drinking at a water trough in the foreground. (Sweet Adelaide 109) Another copy is in Sweet Collection folder 3. A further view taken at the same time is at B 3099, showing the horse tram approaching.

Railway Station Adelaide

Railway Station Adelaide

Adelaide Railway Station. (Sweet Adelaide 50).

North Adelaide

North Adelaide

Behind the houses and gardens of Stanley Street is the open expanse of parkland. The city can be seen further in the distance. In the centre right a building is under construction. [On back of photograph] '1875-79. Looking south from the north side of Stanley Street. The extreme left is 41 1/2 yards east of New Street. Critical factors in determination of date are the white clock face of the G.P.O. and the presence of the old bridge on the Frome Road. This is the central portion of a panorama of three views of which B 1005 is the right portion and B 9202, the left.' (Sweet Adelaide 378).

Carriage and pair of white horses

Carriage and pair of white horses

Carriage and pair of white horses. The driver is wearing coachman's livery and a top hat.

White Hart Hotel, Hindley street

White Hart Hotel, Hindley street

White Hart Hotel, south side of Hindley Street east corner of Peel Street, frontage is 13 yards. The White Hart Hotel existed from 1840 and was also known as Volunteer. It was demolished in 1973. At the time of this photograph the proprietor was FW August Klauer.

South Australian views: album

South Australian views: album

Album titled 'South Australian views', with some photographs attributable to the photographer Captain Samuel White Sweet. Views include street scenes in Adelaide, the Botanic Gardens, Victoria Square, Mitcham, Glen Osmond, Morialta, Waterfall Gully, Clarendon, Eden Hills, Glenelg, Port Elliot, Naracoorte Caves, Mount Gambier and Lakes, Melrose, Broken Hill mines and River Murray. See 'more information tab' for further details of individual photographs. A small collection of loose photographs was found in the back of this album. To see details of these, go to B 72112/1-35.

Samuel White Sweet

Samuel White Sweet

[General description] A full-length portrait of a bearded Samuel White Sweet, standing with his right hand resting on an elaborately carved table. He is wearing a cap and double breasted jacket and holding a furled umbrella in his left hand. He left his career as a Master Mariner in the British Navy to become one of Australia's first great outdoor photographers.

Samuel White Sweet

Samuel White Sweet

[General description] Head and shoulders portrait of Samuel White Sweet. He wears a double breasted jacket and a colourful cravat and sports mutton chop whiskers. He was a sea captain who retired from the sea in 1875 and opened up a photographic studio in Adelaide. He travelled through South Australia in his horse-drawn darkroom photographing landscapes, outback stations and homesteads. A large collection of his work is held in the South Australian Archives.

Samuel White Sweet

Samuel White Sweet

Portrait of Samuel White Sweet, seated with his left hand resting on a table.

Bridge workers, Murray Bridge

Bridge workers, Murray Bridge

The men working on the construction of the Bridge taking a break. The Adelaide to the Victorian border line is 60 miles from Adelaide and the bridge had 5 spans of 121 feet each, and 23 spans of 60 feet each. The copy in Sweet Collection folder 4 has Sweet signature, (Sweet Adelaide 429). The bridge was completed in 1879 and by 1886 it carried the railway line as well. The increasing weight of rolling stock meant that a new rail bridge was built in 1925

Shipping, Port Adelaide

Shipping, Port Adelaide

[General description] Reflections on still water make this an attractive image of shipping at Port Adelaide with the Jervois bridge forming a division between sea and sky. A small boy is seated on a spar in the foreground. The Crownthorpe was an iron Barque, built at Sunderland in 1873. She was dismasted and abandoned at the Cape of Good Hope 30th June 1886. [On back of photograph] 'Port Adelaide / 1879 / The second sailing vessel from the left is the Crownthorpe / Jervois Bridge is in the background (Sweet Adelaide 208).'

King William Street

King William Street

Government Offices, North-East corner King William Street and Flinders Street photographed between 1875-1886 (Sweet Adelaide 80) The buildings have their shutters closed against the bright sunlight. King William Street is devoid of traffic.

Government Offices, Victoria Square

Government Offices, Victoria Square

Government offices, Victoria Square. East side. 1883-1886. (Sweet Adelaide 71) The octagonal tower of the Unitarian Church can be seen on the northen side of Wakefield Street around the corner from the Torrens Building. The Torrens Building was designed by Melbourne architect Michael Egan. The gardens in Victoria Square are contained behind iron railings.

Album of photographs of early Adelaide

ALBUM: Volume of 50 photographs of early Adelaide. To see individual images do a NUMBER search on B 58005/1-50.

The SS 'Tararua' on Roper River

The SS 'Tararua' on Roper River

[Genera description] The SS 'Tararua' moored on the Roper River, 96 miles from the mouth. The ship is reflected in the water. Three men are seated in a rowing boat in the foreground and another man is standing on the yard-arm of the vessel. Copy in Sweet Collection folder 5 has Sweet signature (Sweet Adelaide 887). This ship, seen in such a peaceful setting here was later wrecked at Waipapa Point, New Zealand on 29-30th April, 1881 with 133 lives lost, New Zealand's worst maritime disaster. [On back of photograph] ''Tararua' at Roper River / 1972. (Chartered for conveyance of horses and stores for the Overland Telegraph) / Presented by Mrs. C. Trinne'.

Roper River Jetty

Roper River Jetty

Overland Telegraph party at the Roper River Jetty. Copy in Sweet Collection folder 5 has Sweet signature (Sweet Adelaide 883).

Largs Pier Hotel

Largs Pier Hotel

[General description] Constructed by the Largs Bay Land and Investment Company in 1882, this three-storied, white-arched building was built of stone with rendered masonry. The architects were Ernest H. Bayer and Latham A. Whithall. Its roof features two cupolas topped with widow's walks designed for watching ships. People posing for the photographer in front of the hotel and on its balconies were probably the hotel manager's family and staff. [On back of photograph] 'Largs Hotel / 1883-86'. (Sweet Adelaide 113).

Residence, Marble Hill

Residence, Marble Hill

[General Description] The Governor's summer residence at Marble Hill in the Adelaide Hills. This stately home commands fine views over the valley and is situated three kilometres east of Norton Summit. The building was completed in 1879. The house has many roofs and a tower. The lawns slope away from the house. [On back of photograph] Government House. Marble Hill 1872-86 (Sweet). (Sweet Adelaide 27).

Currie Street, Adelaide

Currie Street, Adelaide

[General description] The Bank of Australasia and other city buildings are seen in this view taken from across the intersection. The two horse wagonette waiting in front of the bank is probably a cab. On the right a horse tram is standing. [On back of photograph] 'Currie Street, looking west from King William Street. Probably between 1880 and 1885.' (Another hand) 'Sweet neg.' (Sweet Adelaide 29).

Pirie Street

Pirie Street

Pirie Street, south side. German Club 12 yards west of Chesser Street. The German Club was formed in Adelaide in 1854 by a group of upper middle class German emigrants. This impressive building was erected in 1880s. In 1886 a less exclusive German Club was formed, called the South Australian German Association. The original club folded in 1907.

Botanic Gardens

Botanic Gardens

Botanic Gardens with view of the animal enclosure. [on verso] Animals transferred to Zoological gardens 1883. The attractive hexagonal shaped animal house stands amid wide paths and flower beds. In the distance stands a large gum tree with a wooden seat encircling it. Another couple of benches have been placed under a shady tree to the right of the photograph.

Adelaide Oval

Adelaide Oval

Adelaide Oval showing crowds gathered to watch military activities, possibly to celebrate the Queen's Birthday 25 May 1886 (Trove). There is a demonstration of shooting by riflemen on the oval. View looks south east across Adelaide Oval from Montefiore Hill.

Beltana Station

Beltana Station

Distant view of Beltana Station (Sweet Adelaide 929). This copy has Sweet signature. A near duplicate is at B 62376.

Norton Summit road

Norton Summit road

Norton Summit road. A woman and a child, possibly Elizabeth Sweet and one of her children, wearing distinctive white hats, are seen sitting on the grassy verge.