1. 'Afghan' jacket

    The jacket was given to Mr Frederick Budge of Farina, South Australia, by a Muslim (‘Afghan’) trader he knew who went on a pilgrimage to Mecca, at some time in the 1890s. 

    Collection Item | Southwest corner | 1870s, 1880s, 1890s

  2. Allinga Menu

    Menu produced for the Adelaide Steamship Co. Ltd. SS Allinga for Christmas 1901. 

    Collection Item | 1900-1910

  3. apron

    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. 

    Collection Item | Parklands | 1940s

  4. Bottle

    Bottle of herbal lotion sold by Mahomet Allum. 

    Collection Item | 1940s, 1950s

  5. Bottle

    One of two bottles of herbal lotion produced by Mahomet Allum. 

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  6. Caricature

    Caricature of Antonio Giordano at one of the internment camps he was held in during the Second World War.

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  7. Caricature

    Caricature of Antonio Giordano drawn by Professor Yonna.

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  8. Christmas Card

    Hand-drawn Christmas card with the message 'Buon Natale'.

    Collection Item | 1940s

  9. Christmas Card

    Embroidered Christmas card believed to be from France.

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  10. Coat and Dress

    A beautiful 1960s evening ensemble in blue. 

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  11. Compass

    This compass is believed to have been used by John William Billiatt on the successful 1861-1862 expedition with John McDouall Stuart across Australia, from Adelaide to Chambers Bay, east of the present site of Darwin.

    Collection Item | 1860s

  12. Coronation Jug

    This jug commemorates the coronation of William IV in 1831. It had symbolic significance for the colonists of South Australia and the city of Adelaide, named after the wife of William IV.

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  13. Cufflinks

    Pair of cufflinks in the Adelaide Juventus Sports and Social club design. 

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  14. Cufflinks

    Pair of cufflinks featuring the Juventus insignia.

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  15. Cup

    This cup was presented to the Art Gallery of South Australia by Queen Mary as part of Empire-wide celebrations for the Silver Jubilee of George V in 1935.

    Collection Item | North Terrace | 1830s

  16. Devotional Card

    This devotional card, written by Queen Adelaide in 1841, quotes Psalms 100:5

    Collection Item | North Terrace | 1840s

  17. Embroidery

    Chinese embroidery on paper, designed to be purchased and transferred to clothing. 

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  18. Fire Cracker Box

    Packaging and remnats from firecrackers stocked at Gordon Sym Choon's Union Street shop. 

    Collection Item | Rundle Street east | 1960s, 1970s

  19. Game of Halma

    A game popular in Britain in the nineteenth century.

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  20. hat

    Hat worn by Dame Roma Mitchell to the unveiling of her statue on North Terracein 1999.

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  21. HMS Bungaree Christmas Card

    Card produced for Christmas celebrations on board the HMAS Bungaree. 

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  22. Hungarian Doll

    A colourfully dressed Hungarian gentleman. 

    Collection Item | mid twentieth century

  23. Jerked Meat

    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

  24. Knitting Booklet

    A 24 page knitting booklet with instructions for children knitting for soldiers in the Second World War.

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  25. Medal

    Honorary medal awarded to Antonio Giordano by the World Federation of Italian Press Abroad.

    Collection Item | 1970s

  26. Media Pass

    Antonio Giordano's Il Globo press pass, dated 1959.

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  27. Miniature Furniture Set

    Miniature furniture brought across the seas for Australian children. 

    Collection Item | 1900-1910

  28. Paint Box

    This paint box is believed to have belonged to soldier, public servant and explorer, Captain Charles Sturt.

    Collection Item | 1800-1810, 1830s, 1840s