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Silhouette of the Bell family
Title : Silhouette of the Bell family Silhouette of the Bell family
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Source : B 69996/8
Date of creation : ca. 1842
Format : Artwork
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Description :

A paper cut-out silhouette of the family of Mr. Edward Bell, who was a corn and seed merchant from Cambridge. The image is dated 'Christmas 1842' and has a key to each family member including (from left) James Clarke Bell (1828-1847), John Gillam Bell (1830-), Charles Mark Gillam Bell (1839-1844), Edward Bell (1827-), Alfred Gillam Bell (1833-1866), Charlotte Bell nee Clark (1800-), Henry Bell (1842-1843), Alice Gillam Bell (1836-1898), Eliza Bell (1840-1845), Edward Bell (1794-1865), William Bell (1823-1943), Charlotte Diana Bell (1832-1851), Sarah Bell (1824-1868).

This item is from a collection of images compiled by Stephen Gillam-Smith of Sir Charles Todd and the Todd family, the Bell family (Alice Todd was a Bell), and other associated lines such as Masters, Bragg, etc. Other individual images in the album can be viewed on the State Library of South Australia, South Australiana Database by doing a number search on B 69996/1 to B 69996/75.
Related names :

Todd, Charles, Sir, 1826-1910

Bell family

Coverage year : 1842
Period : 1836-1851
Place : South Australia
Region : Adelaide city
Further reading :

Benner, J.F. Historical and descriptive account of South Australia London : Smith, Elder, 1843 

Boehn, Max von Miniatures and silhouettes London : J.M. Dent & Sons, 1926

Burrows, A. Kith and Kin: Sources for family history Libraries Board of South Australia, Adelaide: 1994  

Kwan, Elizabeth. Living in South Australia: a social history, Netley, S. Aust.: South Australian Government Printer, 1987

Migration Museum. From many places: the history and cultural traditions of South Australian people, Kent Town, S. Aust.: Migration Museum (History Trust of S.A.) in association with Wakefield Press, 1995

Pitt, G. Index to pioneers arriving in South Australia from overseas ports, July 1836 to December 1845 Archives Department, 1935

The Wakefield companion to South Australian history. Editor Wilfrid Prest. Kent Town, S. Aust. : Wakefield Press, 2001

Internet links :

State Library of South Australia, South Australiana Database : number search on B 69996/1 to B 69996/75

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