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Additional photographs (folio 1) relating to South Australia

Additional photographs (folio 1) relating to South Australia

A collection of photographs with views of coastline on Kangaroo Island and at Rapid Bay, the lighthouse at Cape Jervis, shipwrecks on the Coorong and Wardang Island, Renmark, Kopperamanna Lutheran Mission, and other places in South Australia. Photographs 1-9 were taken by Rev. N. H. Louwyck, for the Centenary, 8 September 1936 of the landing of Col. William Light at Rapid Bay South Australia. Photographs 10 (see series 22 photo 29), 20, 48 are missing from the set.

Colonel Frank Makin

Colonel Frank Makin

Colonel Makin, son of John William Makin Esq of Albion Place, Salford, Lancashire is standing in a three quarter view and is wearing a heavily braided full dress uniform, which includes a cocked hat. He was associated with the first Volunteer Military Force, Adelaide Rifles, and Gawler Company. He was Hon. Aide-de-camp to Sir William Robertson and the Earl of Kintore. [On back of photograph] 'Col. Frank Makin'.

A View of J. Barton Hack Esqr's Farm, Echiunga (sic) Springs Mount Barker, South Australia.

A View of J. Barton Hack Esqr's Farm, Echiunga (sic) Springs Mount Barker, South Australia.

Colour tinted lithograph of J. Barton Hack Esqr's farm at Echunga Springs, Mount Barker. Drawn by artist J. Hitchen from an original drawing by Governor George Gawler. The artwork features a white house and barn, with smaller buildings or dwellings accross the valley. Cattle is fenced in paddocks around the house and more buildings beyond. The artwork suggests there has been a degree of land clearing and fencing in this area, although some remaining natural bushland is represented. The landscape appears very lush and green. There is a small hut in the left foreground.

Work diary

Work diary

Diary kept by Samuel Hubbe from 2 March to 23 December 1897 on what appears to have been an extended field trip to the north of the state in his capacity as a vermin inspector. The diary starts with him 'at sea - bound for Port Lincoln', and ends, after a sea trip back from Port Lincoln in the SS 'Ferrett' in the office 'preparing details of unleased lands in and adjacent to Gawler Ranges ... obtaining quotations and preparing estimates for wild dog destruction parties to be equipped and forwarded to the Gawler Ranges ... [and] compiling report re wild dog depredations etc'. There are three draft letters at the front of the diary, some dried plant specimens, and a 2 page article by J.E. Coudrey on 'saccharin' (originally located in 19-20 August page) which describes the unsuccessful use of the substance in place of sugar on a Hubbe-led field trip/expedition.

Hermann Heinrich : SUMMARY RECORD

Papers of Hermann Adolph Heinrich, who was a teacher at the Lutheran Mission at Hermannsburg (Ntaria) from 1917-1932. Records include diaries of Herman Heinrich with transcripts created by his daughter Ilona Oppenheim; letter books and correspondence, some in German, regarding Mission activities, two court cases, family; a collection of over 1,000 photographs, most relating to the Hermannsburg Mission and people and places in Central Australia, together with some family photographs and negatives; lantern slides of Hermannsburg Mission and the people of the Mission, including Aboriginal people; visitors' book for the Heinrich family home at Hermannsburg Mission and later in Gawler; newspaper cuttings and cuttings book relating to two libel cases brought by Hermann Heinrich against Werner Petering (1936) and Stolz and others (1937-1939); greenhide camel leg-rope relevant to one of the Court cases; lantern projector, lantern slide boxes; large blueprint map of Hermannsburg and vicinity drawn by Hermann Heinrich; financial accounts and other papers, some relating to the Mission and some to Hermann Heinrich's life in Gawler from 1932.

Plan and section of the South Australian Company's road to the New Port and Section 'A' [cartographic material] /
by G.S. Kingston, Civil Engineer

Plan and section of the South Australian Company's road to the New Port and Section 'A' [cartographic material] / by G.S. Kingston, Civil Engineer

Plan of the New Port and Section 'A' at Port Adelaide, showing the Company's proposed wharf, canal and new road to Adelaide. Also shows the 'Old Landing Place' with sections 423 and 443 indicated. Plan by G.S. Kingston dated 10 July 1840. Photograph made of Governor George Gawler's copy ca.1868; original watercolour. Scale 1 inch to 5 chains. Original signed by Kingston outside border of map.

Photograph album 1

Photograph album 1

Collection of silver albumen photographs, most loose, contained in a 'post card album'. Believed to have been taken (or collected in some cases) by F.C. Krichauff, who worked as a photographer in South Australia. The majority of the photographs are of buildings in Adelaide, but also include English and European buildings , believed to have been take during an overseas visit in 1882 - neither have been copied. See 'contents' for details of individual photographs.

Additional photographs relating to exploration and maritime topics

Additional photographs relating to exploration and maritime topics

A collection of mounted photographs relating primarily to exploration and maritime topics in South Australia and the Northern Territory, together with a small collection of portraits of people associated with the Royal Geographical Society. Two group portraits of Aboriginal people, from Port Lincoln and from Kopperamanna are included (photographs 9 and 15). Photographs 67-70 relate to the Flinders Centenary 1902. The following photographs have not been digitised (copies are held elsewhere in the Pictorial Collection or not related specifically to South Australia): 2. 'Light on Kingston jetty' with lighthouse keeper, his dog and bicycle; 3. 'Kingston jetty' Also at B 9409; 8. 'The British Hotel Port Adelaide', pencil sketch ca. 1841. Also at B 510; 9. 'Port Lincoln natives, last of tribe, 1897'. See B 512; 13. 'Victor Harbor breakwater'. Also at PRG 280/1/2/39; 20. Distant view of the landing place and iron stores at Port Adelaide, South Australia. Photograph of an artwork of 1838; 25. Horrocks' expedition, showing Horrocks and his party, with laden camel, moving through the bush. Photo of an artwork ca.1846; 26. 'Horrocks after being wounded on his way to Penwortham'. Photograph of an artwork ca.1848. Also at B 475. Original in the Art Gallery of South Australia; 28. Photograph of painting signed by E. Magraith 1904 with inscription 'H.M.C.S. Yatala after a painting by H. C. R. 1849', to Arthur Searcy Esq, President of Marine Board, from G. H. 1904'. See also B 9316; 31. View of the gorge on Mary River by Stephen King 1862. John McDouall Stuart Expedition. See also B 486/9; 33. 'Matthew Flinders, aged 27', photo of a portrait . See B 11153; 38. 'Captain Sir Leopold Mc Clintock, R.N. LL.D' photograph of an engraving of Sir Francis Leopold McClintock, Arctic explorer; 39. 'The late Sir John Franklin' photo of an engraving;40. 'Captain Charles Sturt' (Australian explorer). Also at B 70378/3; 41. 'Relievo of National Memorial to Sir John Franklin. M. Noble, Sculptor', photo of bronze sculpture in London; 51. 'Robert Kyffin Thomas' portrait. Also at B 3687; 52. 'Charles Davies older brother, Gawler'; 58. 'The Right Hon. Sir William Molesworth, Secretary of State for the Colonies'; 59. 'Sir Leopold Mc Clintock, 1880'; 60. Commander Verney Lovett Cameron 1878; 61. 'John McKinlay'. Davies & Co. photographer. Also at B 1782; 65. 'Sir J. Langdon Bonython'. Also at B 2255.

J. Hallett & Son Limited : SUMMARY RECORD

Records of J. Hallett & Son Ltd., brick and tile manufacturers, comprising photographs and drawings, blueprints and dyelines, t-shirts and flags, notes, correspondence, pamphlets, posters, ledgers, and reports.

Bronze Plaque

Bronze Plaque

Bronze plaque attached to the Flinders Monument, Stamford Hill in 1934. The plaque states " This place from which the Gulf and its shores were first surveyed on 26 February 1802 by Matthew Flinders, RN Commander of HMS 'Investigator'. The discovery of the country now called South Australia was set apart on 12 January, 1841 with the sanction of Lt. Col. Gawler KH, then the Governor of the Colony and in the first year of the Government of Captain G Grey. Adorned with this monument to the perpetual memory of the illustrious navigator His Honored Commander by John Franklin, Captain RN KCM. KR. Lt. Governor of Van Diemen's Land".

Mark and Harriet Last

Mark and Harriet Last

Mark Last and Harriet (nee Parsons) married at Trinity Church 17 October 1854. Their daughter Mary Ann was born 26 August 1855. Harriet died at their Gawler South residence 2 April 1906, Mark died at the same place 4 January 1908.

Messenger Press: Architects' views of Adelaide

Messenger Press: Architects' views of Adelaide

A collection of photographs and colour photocopies, primarily of plans and architects' impressions of developments in and around the City of Adelaide. Several larger format aerial photographs of the central business district are included. The album comprises a selection of photographs collected by Messenger Press, many of which have been published in the various suburban editions of the paper. Where artists or photographers are known they have been noted. The following brochures are interfiled at the end of the album: Fifty-Five Waymouth Street investment, Hassell Collaboration Adelaide 2002, Holden Factory becomes designer living. Hassell. Media release, December 1999; Halifax Adelaide, the living heart of the City; Adelaide Central Bus Terminal, Synergy investments Australia. Danvers Architects. June 1997; Adelaide Convention Centre, new additions, facilities, spaces and opportunities, 2001. (7 items) These can be seen by requesting the album.

Photographs relating to Messenger Press : Boats, ships and yachts

Photographs relating to Messenger Press : Boats, ships and yachts

Photographs relating to transport - boats, ships and yachts, created by Messenger Press.

Piper, Bakewell & Piper : SUMMARY RECORD

Business records of Piper, Bakewell and Piper, solicitors, comprising land grants, conveyances, leases, wills, marriage settlements, powers of attorney, bills of sale and other deeds executed for both prominent and ordinary citizens. Arranged by number of deed packet. A special list for alphabetical index by surname is available. Piper, Bakewell & Piper are a firm of Solicitors (now known as Piper Alderman) which has been operating in South Australia from the early years of settlement. The records in BRG 73/1 consist of papers mainly from the years 1837 to 1900. These comprise mostly of land grants, conveyances and leases. There are also some wills, marriage settlements, deeds of separation, oaths of allegiance and a few inventories of hotels, clubs and houses. Names include George Fife Angas, Henry Ayers, Maria Gandy, Governor John Hindmarsh, Charles Cameron Kingston, Colonel William Light, the Montefiore family and Robert Torrens. Many ordinary citizens are also listed including fellmongers, brewers, farmers, doctors, cooks, hairdressers and even a prostitute. Organisations and buildings mentioned include the South Australian Company, Newmarket Hotel, Laura Brewing Company, Belle Vista house and the East End Market Company as well as numerous mining interests. Locations referred to include not only Adelaide and its environs but also Port Augusta, Goolwa, Kangaroo Island, Gawler, Port Lincoln and the Barossa Valley. The index comprises of about 11,000 entries and is divided into five columns: "Packet", "1st Party", "2nd Party", "Description" and "Year". The number in the "Packet" column is needed to request the papers from storage using BRG 73/1 as a prefix. Names (or locations) are listed in "1st Party" or "2nd Party". The "Description" column contains a brief synopsis of the contents of the papers. The year (if known) is listed in the final column. The index is in alphabetical order, not only of names but also of places. The entries in italics will be found under the name/s listed in the description column. This group also contains a number of plans and drawings relating to the building of the South Australian Electric and Motive Power Co. Ltd.

Private journal of J.R. Ewens, Police trooper

Private journal of J.R. Ewens, Police trooper

Private journal [book 1] kept by Police Trooper John Reynolds Ewens, 4 April 1853 to 15 March 1862 while assigned to Guichen Bay [Robe], Gawler Town, Port Elliot and Port Lincoln . His journal covers shipping movements, shark fishing and whale catching, trips to local areas, incidents of police interest and social activities and events. On August 15th 1859 (p.94) he briefly notes he heard that 22 persons were saved from the wreck of the 'Admella'. At the front is the signature 'H. Ewens 1857' [Harriet, his wife whom he married that year]; opposite are brief details of key dates in his life. There are numerous handwritten pencil annotations to the text throughout, probably by his son Leonard J. Ewens (b. 1878). Towards the centre of the journal (pp.79-80) there is a brief biographical outline of his life and activities. Other explanatory notes have been written on scraps of papers and placed in diary, mostly unrelated to text. A separate note (by L.J. Ewens?) written on envelope is a summary of Ewens' work with Charles Todd found in diary entries.

Earl of Kintore : SUMMARY RECORD

Earl of Kintore : SUMMARY RECORD

Papers of Sir Algernon Hawkins Thomond Keith-Falconer, Ninth Earl of Kintore, Governor of South Australia, comprising a collection of illuminated addresses presented to him (see special list for further details), and a private letter and stamped envelope from Governor Kintore to William Anstruther-Thomson (1859-1938) of the Royal Horse Guards, London, dated 14 June 1891.