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Rundle Street: The Beehive
Title : Rundle Street: The Beehive Rundle Street: The Beehive
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Date of creation : ca. 1873
Format : Photograph
Dimensions : 195 x 257 mm
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Description :

Situated on the north east corner of the intersection of Rundle Street and King William Street, the original 'beehive corner' building was much plainer than the ornate Gothic Revival style building which stands on this site today. Shops shown in this image include a Homeopathic Pharmacy, I Simmons & Co. (clothiers), JT Fickling (tailor), Northmore & Dean, ES Wigg & Son (stationers), RN Gault & Co. (drapers).

Period : 1852-1883
Region : Adelaide city
Further reading :
Marsden, Susan, Paul Stark and Patricia Sumerling, eds. Heritage of the City of Adelaide: an illustrated guide, Adelaide: City of Adelaide Corporation, 1990
Internet links :
Treasures of the State Library of South Australia See: Past exhibitions, Samuel Thomas Gill (The Beehive, Corner of King William and Rundle Streets, Adelaide)



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