These photographs (approximately 920) were taken by Captain Samuel Sweet, sea captain and photographer of colonial South Australia. Sweet began working as a photographer in Adelaide in 1867. In 1875 he retired from the sea and established his own photographic studio in Adelaide. He took photographs around South Australia, developing them in a horse-drawn darkroom.
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The photographs (approximately 660) were taken by Ernest Gall, a South Australian born photographer active from the 1880s to the 1920s. In 1899 he was described as a ‘distinctly modern professional photographer’. Gall is noted for his photographs of civic events, portraits and photographs showing Adelaide’s development into a growing modern city.
Heroes of the Great War Indexing Project – over 17,000 references to notices published in the South Australian newspaper The Chronicle between 1915 and 1919 under various headings including ‘Heroes of the Great War’, ‘Heroes of the Empire’, ‘Died on Active Service’ and ‘Biographical’. The notices were placed by relatives and friends of World War
Heroes of the Great War Indexing Project – over 17,000 references to notices published in the South Australian newspaper The Chronicle between 1915 and 1919. Some service personnel had more than one notice within the paper. The notices were published under various headings including ‘Heroes of the Great War’, ‘Heroes of the Empire’, ‘Died on
Photographs relating to South Australia feature localities across the state, houses and buildings, portraits, social and historical events, industry, farming, transport and more. Divided into four time periods: – pre 1900 – 1900 – 1919 – 1920 – 1949 – 1950 onwards
This dataset is an extract from the photographic collections of the State Library of South Australia and is related to World War 1.The set includes individual photographs and those that were collected in albums. Content includes portraits of soldiers, marches, camps, group shots, on location in the Dardanelles, and Western front, activities on the home
The photographs (approximately 165) were taken by Townsend Duryea, a noted photographer of colonial South Australia. Duryea was active in South Australia 1855-1875. He and his brother were the first known photographers to work in areas of South Australia outside Adelaide. Duryea is particularly known for his panoramas of Adelaide and portraits of surviving original
Portrait photographs of ‘Old Colonists’ – settlers who arrived in the colony of South Australia before 1841. The men Old Colonists were invited to attend a banquet held by businessman Emanuel Solomon on 28 December 1871 to commemorate 35 years since European colonisation. Photographs are sourced from two composite or ‘mosaic’ photographs, one of men
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
A selection (542) of portraits of soldiers. This set of portraits comes from our Chamberlain Collection and includes portraits of Soldiers prior to embarkation in studios and at various military camps in South Australia including Morphettville and Jubilee Oval.