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David Dallwitz was an accomplished musician and artist, whose work in both fields covered a wide variety of forms.
Historical Person | By Jane Hylton | North Terrace | 1930s, late twentieth century, mid twentieth century
Equal parts naturalist and artist, George French Angas depicted the South Australian landscape, Aboriginal inhabitants, and flora and fauna with meticulous accuracy.
Historical Person | By John Healey | 1840s, 1850s, 1860s
Ivor Henry Thomas Hele was an official war artist in North Africa, New Guinea and Korea; possibly Australia’s most important war artist.
Historical Person | By Carol Fort | 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s
Artist Samuel Thomas Gill produced a lively visual record of early South Australia.
Historical Person | By Jane Hylton | Hindley Street, North Terrace | 1840s, 1850s, 1860s, 1870s, 1880s
South Australia’s theatrical beginnings were commercial and entrepreneurial: trade as much as art drove public houses and performance together.
Historical Subject | By Gus Worby | early nineteenth century, early twentieth century, late nineteenth century, late twentieth century, mid nineteenth century, mid twentieth century
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