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Isla Shilton driving the farm tractor.
Isla Shilton's OAM insignia set
This sample of jerky came from the successful expedition made by John McDouall Stuart across Australia from south to north in 1861 - 1862.
Collection Item | 1860s
This kerosene lantern gave the only light on Steph's farm.
Collection Item | 1980s
A 24 page knitting booklet with instructions for children knitting for soldiers in the Second World War.
Honorary medal awarded to Antonio Giordano by the World Federation of Italian Press Abroad.
Collection Item | 1970s
Antonio Giordano's Il Globo press pass, dated 1959.
Miniature furniture brought across the seas for Australian children.
Collection Item | 1900-1910
This certificate was given to Miss Tilbrook in 1963 by the Clare branch of the Women's Agricultural Bureau (WAB) of South Australia.
Collection Item | 1960s
This paint box is believed to have belonged to soldier, public servant and explorer, Captain Charles Sturt.
Collection Item | 1800-1810, 1830s, 1840s
Pannikin used by William Keckwick on expedition with John McDouall Stuart.
Antonio Giordano's Italian passport, issued in 1939.
Picture blocks were a forerunner of the jigsaw puzzle.
Collection Item | late nineteenth century
Baked clay brick found on Kangaroo Island.
Wooden post used to mark the point where the boundaries of South Australia the Northern Territory and Queensland meet.
Collection Item | 1870s, 1880s
Heavy grey pewter mug with glass base and elaborate handle, trophy for Port Adelaide Regatta, 1866.
Smoking cap owned and worn by John McDouall Stuart.
Collection Item | 1850s
The Stanhope press brought to Holdfast Bay in 1836 was used to print the Proclamation of South Australia.
Collection Item | 1830s
Survey chain used by Isaac Guley in surveying the City of Adelaide with Colonel Light.
Collection Item | Central Market, East Terrace, Hindley Street, North Terrace, Northwest corner, Parklands, River Torrens, Rundle Mall, Rundle Street east, Southeast corner, Southwest corner | 1830s
This teapot, painted with colourful images of dragons and birds, was part of a tea set for sale at the China Gift Store.
A well-worn teddy who's not afraid to show the stuff he's made of.
Collection Item | 1910s, 1920s
Collection Item | 1980s, 1990s, 2000-2010, 2010s
Model - Speed Boat with Motor.
Collection Item | 1920s
A collectable toy with a moving story.
Collection Item | mid twentieth century
Tricycle, painted red and white.
Collection Item | 1950s
Urn made by Henry Tijou and carried in Queen Adelaide's funeral procession.
Collection Item | North Terrace | 1840s
The publication 'Violet Verses' was released on 29 June in 1917 as part of the third Adelaide Violet Day, organised by the Cheer-Up society as a fundraiser for the war effort.
Collection Item | 1910s
This group of badges is a memento of Isla Shilton's extensive involvement in the Women’s Agricultural Bureau and with the Associated Country Women of the World.
Collection Item | 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s
This is the wool classing stencil for Stephanie Evans at Mercunda.
The apron was worn by Joan Mallen when she worked at the Cheer Up Hut on the banks of the Torrens, near the present Festival Theatre, during the Second World War.
It's certainly an amazing piece.
I remember Wayne creating this intriguing piece as I was his partner way back then. He put a lot of...
The storey of Isaac Guley surveying with Light appears to have come from the family at the...