King William Street, 1870
B 171 King William Street, Adelaide, west side, with North Terrace in the distance. The original ES&A bank premises and the Bank of Adelaide can be seen. The building with a verandah is the original Gresham Hotel. Horse cabs for hire line the centre of the road. Gresham place is shown. Visit the State Library of South Australia to view more photos of South Australia
Port Adelaide 1886
SLSA B 12 Dock - south side, at Port Adelaide. In the foreground is the "Northern Belle". Vessel with painted ports is the "Myrtle Holme" and ahead of her is the "Kebroyd". 1886 Visit www.catalog.slsa.sa.gov.au/screens/opacmenu.html to view more photos of South Australia.
Adelaide Railway Station, North Terrace, ca1878
B 9193 Photographer: Samuel White Sweet. The first station was built in 1856 and in 1878 a nicely detailed second storey was added to the original station entailing alterations to the original portico. In 1925 the entire station was demolished as it was too small to house all the Railway administrative staff who were scattered around the city. Visit the State Library of South Australia to view more photos of South Australia
Carclew House, North Adelaide (by ozipital on flickr)
Carclew House is one of the more eccentric fantasy buildings of Adelaide - www.carclew.com.au/about/history.aspx Note: This photo has previously been shown without my permission and without accreditation on www.eventsv.com/Hotel/90940 so I have included my name and the source in the title.
Exhibition Building, North Terrace, c.1887
B 3105 A spectacular building to house the year long Adelaide Jubilee Exhibition celebrating the colony's 50 years in 1887. The grandeur of the building was a symbol of the colony's progress and booming economy. Designed by Withall and Wells, it was a formal classical style with stucco decorations. The semi-circular headed windows on each floor were separated by pilasters, and a dome crowned the centre. The building had various uses before its 1962 demolition, making way for University…