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A conscientious and gifted forestry administrator, Walter Gill was also an enthusiastic nature photographer.
Historical Person | By Dr David Jones | North Terrace | early twentieth century, late nineteenth century
Bagot was an architect whose work, including Bonython Hall and the Barr Smith Library, displays his preference for classical and traditional designs.
Historical Person | By Dr David Jones | North Terrace | 1900-1910, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s
Architect Louis Laybourne-Smith and sculptor George Rayner Hoff created a memorial that conveys the impact of the First World War
Historical Thing | By Jude Elton, History Trust of South Australia | North Terrace | 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 2000-2010
South Australia became the first state in Australia to build a memorial for the First World War.
Historical Thing | By South Australian School for Vision Impaired (SASVI) | North Terrace | 1930s
Surgeon William Anstey Giles came from pioneering stock, but was a pioneer himself in medical literature.
Historical Person | By Ian L.D. Forbes | North Terrace | early twentieth century, late nineteenth century
Soldier, engineer and Adelaide Town Clerk William Veale is celebrated for revitalising the city's parklands.
Historical Person | By Robert Thornton | North Terrace | 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s
Short-lived explorer and surveyor William Christie Gosse was the first European to set eyes on Uluru.
Historical Person | By Anthony Laube | North Terrace | 1850s, 1860s, 1870s
This bust, sculpted in 2015 by South Australian artist Robert Hannaford, commemorates Professor William Bragg.
Historical Thing | By Alexander Parsons, History Trust of South Australia | North Terrace | 2010s
William Mortlock was a pastoralist and a generous and popular, if not necessarily brilliant, parliamentarian.
Historical Person | By Rob Linn | North Terrace | 1840s, 1850s, 1860s, 1870s, 1880s
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