Photographs of people of the Murray River [PRG 1258/4] • Photograph

Gold medal to commemorate voyage by Capt. Francis Cadell in the 'Lady Augusta' in 1853

Gold medal to commemorate voyage by Capt. Francis Cadell in the 'Lady Augusta' in 1853

Photograph of reverse sides of Francis Cadell's gold medal struck to commemorate the opening of steam navigation and commerce on the River Murray, and the river voyage of the 'Lady Augusta', 1853.

Portrait of Captain W. R. Randell

Portrait of Captain W. R. Randell

Head and shoulders portrait of Captain W. R. Randell, pioneering river boat captain and trader.

Portrait of Captain W. R. Randell

Portrait of Captain W. R. Randell

Head and shoulders portrait of Captain W. R. Randell, pioneer of the river trade.

Lord Northcote, Captain William Randell and Sir George Le Hunte

Lord Northcote, Captain William Randell and Sir George Le Hunte

Lord Northcote, (Governor General), Captain William Randell, Sir George Le Hunte, (Governor, South Australia), probably standing in front of the boiler from 'P.S. Mary Ann', at Mannum.

Captain William Randell with his son and grandson

Captain William Randell with his son and grandson

Three generations of the Randell family, Captain William Randell seated, his son Captain Murray Randell standing at right, and his grandson William Hugh Murray Randell, standing at left.

Portrait of Captain George Johnston

Portrait of Captain George Johnston

Head and shoulders portrait of Captain George Johnston.

Cup awarded to Captain George Johnston of P.S. Albury in 1855

Cup awarded to Captain George Johnston of P.S. Albury in 1855

Cup presented to Captain George Johnston from the people of Albury, after his arrival at Albury in the 'P.S. Albury', 2 October 1855, with the barge 'Wakool' in tow, carrying a large cargo of supplies.

Captain Ritchie, pioneer

Captain Ritchie, pioneer

Portrait of Captain Ritchie, pioneer river identity, father of George.

Captain Hugh King, Senior

Captain Hugh King, Senior

Captain Hugh King, Senior, pioneer river trader, owner of 'Gem' 'Ellen', 'Ruby', 'Corowa', 'Princess Royal' and 'Mannum'. From 1867 his home was at Milang, South Australia and in 1878, he moved to Morgan. He traded on the Darling River until 1888, and then brought trade down to the river settlements on the Murray River in South Australia.

Captain H. King Snr

Captain H. King Snr

Captain H. King, Senior, in his later years.

Picnic group by the River Murray at Brenda Park below Morgan

Picnic group by the River Murray at Brenda Park below Morgan

From left: Jimmie Gibbs, A.L. Dunk, W.P. Dunk (standing centre), Captain H. King (first from right), others unidentified, at Brenda Park, below Morgan.

Seated portrait of William Peter Dunk

Seated portrait of William Peter Dunk

Seated portrait of William Peter Dunk, pioneer merchant and steamer owner, of early navigation days (equal partner-owner with A.H. Landseer).

Portrait of Captain Hardy and Mrs Hardy

Portrait of Captain Hardy and Mrs Hardy

Portrait of Captain Hardy standing and Mrs Hardy seated. No further information.

Mr Mark Richards

Mr Mark Richards

Head and shoulders portrait thought to be Mr. Mark Richards. No further information.

Portrait of Mr. Mark Richards

Portrait of Mr. Mark Richards

Portrait of Mr. Mark Richards. (No further information).

Captain George White

Captain George White

Captain George White, of 'P.S. Brewarrina' and 'P.S. Wandering Jew'. He took his vessel up to Bourke during what was probably the 1890 flood, and then had to beat the receding floodwaters back to safety. His daughter Jessie married Tom Desailly, and they spent a number of years at Brewarrina Station.

Captain W. Stewart standing and Super cargo Mr. Isaacs

Captain W. Stewart standing and Super cargo Mr. Isaacs

Captain W. Stewart standing (right), Super cargo Mr Isaacs, seated. Possibly from 'P.S. Blanche', 1873-1879.

Captain W. Stewart and Mrs. Stewart

Captain W. Stewart and Mrs. Stewart

Portrait of Captain W. Stewart and Mrs. Stewart, c1873-1879, by photographer T. Duryea.

Portrait of B. G. Fuller

Portrait of B. G. Fuller

Benjamin Grove Fuller. Arrived in South Australia, 1837 in 'Navarino'. Associated with ship owners Tonkin and Martin. Died at Morgan, June 2nd 1902, aged 87.

Captain Charles Oliver's Masters certificate

Captain Charles Oliver's Masters certificate

Front view of Captain Charles Oliver's Certificate of competency as Master of a steamer trading on the River Murray, dated 27 July, 1874.

Reverse of Captain Oliver's Masters certificate

Reverse of Captain Oliver's Masters certificate

Reverse side of Captain Charles Oliver's Masters certificate, dated 25 July 1874, providing his place and date of birth as 10 August 1840, Lincolnshire, and his address as Milang, South Australia.

Portrait of Captain George Grundy

Portrait of Captain George Grundy

Head and shoulders portrait of Captain George Grundy.

Portrait of Captain S. Shetliff

Portrait of Captain S. Shetliff

Full length portrait of Captain S. Shetliff, hand resting on chair.

Portrait of Captain Andrew Willcock and his wife Amelia

Portrait of Captain Andrew Willcock and his wife Amelia

Captain Andrew Willcock and his wife (nee Amelia Shetliff), daughter of Captain Samuel Shetliff.

Indenture papers of Andrew Willcock dated May 1864

Indenture papers of Andrew Willcock dated May 1864

Indenture papers of Andrew Willcock, dated May 1864, providing information that he is the son of Oliver Willcock, and will be apprenticed to learn the art or trade of engineer from Andrew Jones.

Engineer Andrew Willcock's certificate for River Murray

Engineer Andrew Willcock's certificate for River Murray

Photograph of Engineer Andrew Willcock's certificate of Competence as Engineer on a steam vessel trading on the River Murray, dated March 1875.

Andrew Willcock's Master's certificate for River Murray steamers

Andrew Willcock's Master's certificate for River Murray steamers

Photograph of the front of Andrew Willcock's certificate of competency as Master of a steamer trading on the River Murray, dated 7 January, 1886.

Portrait of Mrs. Dickson wife of Captain Dickson.

Portrait of Mrs. Dickson wife of Captain Dickson.

Full length portrait of Helen Dickson, nee Sinclair, wife of Captain William Dickson. They married in 1870.

Portrait of Mr T.R. Sumner

Portrait of Mr T.R. Sumner

Head and shoulders portrait of Mr. T.R. Sumner. Evidently with River Murray connection, however no further information provided.

Captain G. Ritchie

Captain G. Ritchie

Head and shoulder portrait of Captain G. Ritchie (later Sir G. Ritchie), son of Captain Ritchie (pioneer).