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Title An Account of the Colony of South Australia prepared for distribution at the International Exhibition of 1862. By Frederick Sinnett. Together with a catalogue of all the products of South Australia exhibited at the South Australian Court of the International Exhibition
Author(s) Sinnett, Frederick
Section Section III: The Visible Empire
Date 1862
Document Type Printed Book
Place of Publication London
Publisher Bradbury & Evans
Library National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum
Reference A.17.8
Region Australasia
Names Frederick Sinnett
Places South Australia, Kangaroo Island (image 5), Adelaide Hills (image 13), Adelaide (images 13, 28-29), Yorke's Peninsula (image 35)
Topics exhibitions, International Exhibition, history of the colony (image 3), early exploration (image 3), The Wakefield System (image 4), The South Australian Commissions (image 5), early quarrels and early governors (image 6), the Burner Mine speculations (image 7), the gold discoveries (image 8), colonial government, constitutional and political changes (image 9), character of colonial politics (image 10), present Constitution (image 11), first ministry (image 12), general description of the colony (image 12), Adelaide Plains (image 13), agricultural districts (image 14), pastoral districts (image 14), Lake Torrens (image 15), emigration, wages, provisions (image 16), welfare of the colony (image 16), assisted immigration (image 17), emigration regulations (image 18), rates of wages for ten years (image 19), present rates of wages (image 20), average rates of wages (image 20), prices of food (image 21), occupations of the people (image 21), opportunities and prospects of various classes (image 22), professional men (image 23), lawyers, doctors, engineers (image 24), merchants (image 24), shopkeepers (image 25), squatters (image 25), agriculture, wine growing (image 27), The labouring classes (image 27), City of Adelaide (image 28), The Torrens (image 28), streets of Adelaide (image 29), Adelaide shops (image 29), Corporation funds (image 31), exploitation of resources, mining, mines (image 31), The Burra Burra (image 32), The Kapunda (image 33), Water, Jetty and Railroad (image 35), Wallaroo Mines (image 36), The Moonta Mines (image 36), The New Cornwall (image 37), The Great Northern Mining Company (image 37), religion and education (image 38), religious statistics (image 38), Church of England (image 39), Church of Scotland (image 40), Free church of Scotland (image 40), secular education (image 40), public work and public instructions (image 42), railways (image 42), roads, water works (image 43), electric telegraph (image 43), crime and punishment, Adelaide Gaol (image 44), The Stockade (image 45), health and disease, hospital (image 45), South Australian Institute (image 47), principle public buildings (image 48), Custom house, Botanical Gardens (image 48), Real Property Act (image 48), Catalogue of articles the produce of South Australia (image 51)
Copyright National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum