Significant South Australians Photographs

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Selection of images (60) from the State Library of South Australia collections of Significant South Australians featuring selected men and women of Adelaide’s North Terrace plaques.

These are a selection of images from a range of subjects and other State library photo sets on Flickr and range from 1815-1951, and includes:
Dervish Bejah, Cameleer and explorer
Sir Donald Bradman, Cricketer
Kate Boadicea Cocks, first female police constable in the British Empire
Matthew Flinders, Navigator and explorer
Donald Dunstan, Lawyer, reformist, social progressive and Premier of South Australia
Rev John Flynn, Founded what became the Royal Flying Doctor Service
Sir Robert Helpmann Dancer, choreographer, actor and director
Sir Hans Heysen artist and conservationist
Colonel William Light Surveyor General, South Australia
Mother Mary Mackillop (now Saint Mary of the Cross), Catholic sister, educator and Australia’s first saint
Sir Douglas Mawson, Geologist and Antarctic explorer
Dame Roma Mitchell, Australia’s first female judge
Catherine Helen Spence, Author, journalist, teacher, suffragist, political candidate
John McDouall Stuart, Explorer
Mary Lee, Suffragist and social reformer
Mark Oliphant, Physicist, humanitarian, Governor of South Australia
Thomas Playford, Longest serving Premier of South Australia
Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith, piloted first aeroplane from England to Australia
Charles Sturt, Soldier and explorer
David Unaipon, Aboriginal leader, preacher, inventor and writer





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