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Title : Bank of South Australia Bank of South Australia
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Creator : Jervis, C.W.
Source : B 4499
Place Of Creation : Adelaide
Date of creation : 1842
Format : Artwork
Dimensions : 98 x 68 mm
Contributor : State Library of South Australia
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Illustration of the Bank of South Australia, Adelaide.

The first Bank of South Australia building was located on North Terrace on land opposite to the site reserved for Parliament House. The Bank was originally established as a department of the South Australian Company, but separated from that organisation in 1842.

The design of the building was undertaken by Prescott and Hancock. The building is described as Grecian Ionic in style; it was completed by February 1841. The Bank opened for business in the following May.

Related names :

South Australian Company

Jervis, C.W.

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

Heritage of the city of Adelaide: an illustrated guide edited by Susan Marsden, Paul Stark and Patricia Sumerling, Adelaide: Corporation of the City of Adelaide, 1990

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