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Colonel Light statue, Montefiore Hill
Title : Colonel Light statue, Montefiore Hill Colonel Light statue, Montefiore Hill
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Creator : Moore, Patricia, photographer
Date of creation : 2003
Format : Photograph
Dimensions : 102 x 148 mm
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Description :

View of the Colonel William Light statue overlooking Adelaide from Montefiore Hill.

Montefiore Hill was named after the merchant Jacob Montefiore, one of the South Australian Colonization Commissioners. Montefiore assisted in the preparation of the ships that would convey Colonel Light's party to South Australia to select the site of the colony's capital city.

Related names :

Light, William, 1786-1839

Coverage year : 2003
Region : Adelaide city
Further reading :

Dutton, Geoffrey and David Elder. Colonel William Light : founder of a city, Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Press, 1991

Johnson, Donald Leslie and Donald Langmead. The Adelaide city plan: fiction and fact,Adelaide: Wakefield Press, 1986

Johnson, Donald Leslie. 'The Kingston/Light plan of Adelaide and founding the city',Journal of the Historical Society of South Australia, number 32, 2004, p. 5-18

Whitelock, Derek. Adelaide from colony to jubilee : a sense of difference, Adelaide : Savvas Publishing, c1985



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