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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.
Collection Item | 1860s
Wooden post used to mark the point where the boundaries of South Australia the Northern Territory and Queensland meet.
Collection Item | 1870s, 1880s
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
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