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Interior of the Unitarian Church
Title : Interior of the Unitarian Church Interior of the Unitarian Church
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Date of creation : 2005
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The South Australian Unitarian congregation is the oldest and the largest in Australia. Well-known sculptor and artist John Dowie is a long-time member of the church. Some years ago he painted a mural representing the history of the Unitarian faith including local figures Catherine Helen Spence and Emily Clark. Prominent Adelaide families including the Simpsons, Cromptons and Grays were also members. The painting hangs above the altar in the current church building at Osmond Terrace, Norwood.
Related names :

Clark, Emily

Crompton family

Dowie, John, 1915-

Gray family

Simpson family

Spence, Catherine Helen, 1825-1910

Unitarian Christian Church (Adelaide, S. Aust.)

Coverage year : 2005
Place : Norwood (S. Aust.)
Further reading :
Hilliard, David. 'Dissenters from dissent: the Unitarians in South Australia', Journal of the Historical Society of South Australia, no. 11 (1983), pp. 92-104
Hilliard, David. The Unitarians in South Australia: an historical note, Adelaide: Unitarian Quest, 1982
Hilliard, David and Whitham, Peter. Public lecture: Spence and Unitarianism [sound recording], David Hilliard and Peter Whitham, 24 August 2004, OH 701/4
Simpson, Alfred Muller. Personal papers, 1808-1949, PRG 173
Unitarian Christian Church Adelaide. Church records, 1854-1996, SRG 122
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