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Current exhibition

Chance Encounter

French influence in South Australia

On display in the Treasures Wall from 8 June 2016 to 14 August 2016

Discover the influence of the French on South Australia's culture following the chance meeting of English and French explorers at Encounter Bay in 1802. This exhibition includes rarely seen items from the collections of the State Library of South Australia across fashion, wine-making, cookery and science

 

A French winemaker
A French winemaker
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Actinozoaires Medusaires
Actinozoaires Medusaires
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Edith Aird - Vivandiere
Edith Aird - Vivandiere
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French prisoner of war
French prisoner of war
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Frenchman's Rock
Frenchman's Rock
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Histoire des insectes nuisibles a la vigne
Histoire des insectes nuisibles a la vigne
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Jeu joyeux au kangourou
Jeu joyeux au kangourou
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Kangaroo Island emu
Kangaroo Island emu
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Le livre des Prouffitz chanpestres a ruraulx
Le livre des Prouffitz chanpestres a ruraulx
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Le petit messager des missions
Le petit messager des missions
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Maps from 'Voyage de découvertes aux terres australes'
Maps from 'Voyage de découvertes aux terres australes'
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The French Cook
The French Cook
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The Royal English and Foreign Confectioner
The Royal English and Foreign Confectioner
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Traité des arbres et arbustes qui l'on cultive en France en pleine terre
Traité des arbres et arbustes qui l'on cultive en France en
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View of Port Lincoln in 1802
View of Port Lincoln in 1802
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Voyage de découvertes aux terres australes
Voyage de découvertes aux terres australes
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Wombats
Wombats
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