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The Kingston Map of Adelaide of shows building development and the variety of construction just six years after colonial occupation of the site.
Maps and Panoramas | By Jude Elton, History Trust of South Australia | 1840s
Light’s Plan of Adelaide as printed in 1840 gives the names of people who first bought land in the city and the title numbers of the town acres that they purchased.
Maps and Panoramas | By Jude Elton, History Trust of South Australia | 1830s, 1840s
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