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Botanic Gardens, Adelaide

Botanic Gardens, Adelaide

BOTANIC GARDENS: Part of the landscaping and walkways at the Botanic Gardens, Adelaide, South Australia.

Adelaide Botanic Gardens

Adelaide Botanic Gardens

BOTANIC GARDENS: A general view of the Adelaide Botanic Gardens taken from the Adelaide Hospital; the Palm House can be seen in the bottom left hand corner.

Fountain in the Botanic Gardens

Fountain in the Botanic Gardens

BOTANIC GARDENS: A fountain playing from the centre of a lily pond surrounded with trees in the Botanic Gardens, Adelaide, South Australia.

Botanic Gardens lake

Botanic Gardens lake

BOTANIC GARDENS: Part of the lake surrounded with willow and other trees in the Botanic Gardens, Adelaide, South Australia.

Botanic Gardens, Adelaide

Botanic Gardens, Adelaide

BOTANIC GARDENS: Visitors sitting around a fountain situated at the centre of footpaths passing statuary and flower beds in the Botanic Gardens, Adelaide, South Australia.

Botanical Gardens, Adelaide

Botanical Gardens, Adelaide

View of ducks swimming in a pond, surrounded by willows and reeds, at the Adelaide Botanic Gardens. Written on frame: 'Botanical Gardens, Adelaide 1901'.

Botanic Gardens

Botanic Gardens

[General description] This delicate glass building, generally known as the Palm House, was designed by Gustav Runge in Bremen, Germany, transported to South Australia in kit form and assembled in 1876. It was thought at the time that palms would only grow under glass in Adelaide's climate. [On front of photograph] 'Summer House, Botanical Gardens, Adelaide, South Australia' [On back of photograph] 'Botanic Gardens / 1873-86' (Another hand) 'B 9337- 1878 / Almost identical with B 4145 Botanical gardens / 1873-86'.

Botanic Gardens

Botanic Gardens

[General description] A small boy poses by the centre fountain at the Botanic gardens. The building in the distance, partially obscured by trees is possibly the East Lodge, formerly part of the Lunatic Asylum. [On back of photograph] 'Botanic Gardens / 1872-86 / Centre Fountain / Botanic gardens / Presented by Mrs. C. Trinne'.

Adelaide Botanic Gardens

Adelaide Botanic Gardens

BOTANIC GARDENS: A man and a women identified as Marj and Jim sitting by the lily pond in the Botanic Gardens, Adelaide, 17 December 1939.

Palm House, Botanic Gardens

Palm House, Botanic Gardens

BOTANIC GARDENS: Palm house at the Botanic Gardens, Adelaide, South Australia.

Lily pond, Botanic Gardens, Adelaide

Lily pond, Botanic Gardens, Adelaide

BOTANIC GARDENS: The lily pond in the Botanic Gardens, Adelaide, South Australia.

Botanic Gardens, Adelaide

Botanic Gardens, Adelaide

Botanic Gardens, Adelaide, showing gardeners at work in the Rosary, which was established in 1867. In 1973 this area was reworked and became known as the Italianate garden, and since then has been renamed the Mediterranean garden. Two structures with pointed roofs, probably aviaries, can be seen in the middle distance.

Botanic Gardens

Botanic Gardens

[General description] The roof of the Museum of Economic Botany can be seen amongst the dense vegetation of the gardens from the North Terrace entrance to the Botanic Garden. This panoramic view was taken from an elevated position on North Terrace. [On back of photograph] 'Botanic Gardens. / Probably in the eighteen eighties'.

Botanic Gardens, Adelaide

Botanic Gardens, Adelaide

Looking across the garden in the Botanic Gardens to the North Lodge, built in 1866 as the head gardener's cottage.

Botanic Gardens

Botanic Gardens

View of the kiosk in the Adelaide Botanic Gardens, surrounded by trees and plants, taken from across the lake. Caption written on front: 'From Botanic Park, Adelaide'.

Botanic Gardens, Adelaide

Botanic Gardens, Adelaide

[On front of photograph] 'Botanical Gardens, Adelaide, South Australia.' [General description], This view features one of the buildings with a garden bed in the foreground. Note the iron hoops used as a border.

Botanic Gardens, Adelaide

Botanic Gardens, Adelaide

[On front of photograph] 'Botanic Gardens, Adelaide, South Australia.' [General description] A man is walking along a path amongst formal gardens, featuring exotic trees and flower beds, in which a large classical urn is displayed. There is a building in the background which is possibly the East lodge (at that time part of the Adelaide Lunatic Asylum).

Botanical Gardens

Botanical Gardens

[General description] This is a tranquil scene of gardens and buildings in the Botanical Gardens. Small groups of people are sitting on the lawn in the shade, others strolling on the path. A formal flower bed is seen in the foreground. [On back of photograph] 'Botanical Gardens / Before 1927'.

Botanic Gardens

Botanic Gardens

[General description] Four men stroll along a path in the Botanical gardens. Manicured gardens and paths, graceful statues and a fountain all add to the pleasant ambience of the scene. [On back of photograph] 'Botanical Gardens, Adelaide / Before 1927'.

Botanic Gardens

Botanic Gardens

[General description] A domed glasshouse is prominent among buildings at the Botanic Gardens. Formal gardens in the foreground feature a palm tree and an urn on a plinth. [On back of photograph] 'Glass House, Botanic Gardens / Probably before 1910'.

The Palm House, Adelaide Botanic Garden

The Palm House, Adelaide Botanic Garden

The Palm House in the Adelaide Botanic Garden.

Two views in Adelaide Botanic Garden

Two views in Adelaide Botanic Garden

Two stereoscope views of scenes in Adelaide Botanic Gardens. See 'Contents' for details.

Colourised postcard of the Botanic Gardens, Adelaide

Colourised postcard of the Botanic Gardens, Adelaide

Colour tinted postcard showing a distant view of the Botanic Gardens in Adelaide. The Conservatory building can be seen to the left, with gardens in the centre and another building in the distance.

Adelaide Botanic Gardens

Adelaide Botanic Gardens

View of a garden and pond at the Adelaide Botanic Gardens.

Botanic Gardens, Adelaide

Botanic Gardens, Adelaide

Botanic Gardens, Adelaide, showing a sweep of gravel drive, edged with standard roses, and two classical statues. A building, possibly East lodge, can be seen in the background.

Botanic Gardens, Adelaide

Botanic Gardens, Adelaide

[On front of photograph] 'Botanical Gardens, Adelaide, South Australia.' [General description]The Conservatory, with its graceful dome is set amongst trees. In the foreground, iron hoop fencing, of a type still in use today, surrounds a flower bed. The tower of Adelaide Hospital can be seen in the background.

Botanic Gardens, Adelaide

Botanic Gardens, Adelaide

[On front of photograph] 'Botanical Gardens, Adelaide, South Australia.' [General description] A view of water, probably the lake, surrounded by a mixture of native and exotic vegetation: willows, gum trees and grasses.

Botanic Gardens, Adelaide

Botanic Gardens, Adelaide

A family in their Sunday best promenade in the Adelaide Botanic Gardens. In the foreground are some dome shaped structures which appear to be cages or aviaries; there was a zoological section at that time. The young trees in the foreground look like ficus [possibly Moreton Bay figs].

Botanic Gardens, Adelaide

Botanic Gardens, Adelaide

Botanic Gardens, Adelaide. The impressive Lunatic Asylum building provides a backdrop for a view of the recently planted Botanic Gardens, which were opened to the public in 1857.

Botanic Gardens, Adelaide

Botanic Gardens, Adelaide

[General description] This view along one of the walks in the Botanic Gardens is framed by a single pine tree on either side. There is a classical statue in the foreground and a fountain in the distance. [On back of photograph] 'Botanic Gardens, Adelaide / Before 1927'.