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Wednesday 6 July 2022
12 to 1pm
Hetzel Lecture Theatre, Institute Building (Ground floor)
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About the presenter

Dr Phillip Jones, curator at the South Australian Museum

For any questions regarding the event, please reach out to the Royal Geographical Society of South Australia Inc.:
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Join Dr Philiip Jones as he takes a closer look at George French Angas’ ethnographic work. He will focus on his writing and images from the Adelaide area, the Murray and Lakes, Coorong, South-East and Port Lincoln.

Free for members, $10 for non-members.

Presented by the Royal Geographical Society of South Australia.

RGSAA Phillip Jones

Dr Philip Jones

Dr Philip Jones is a curator at the South Australian Museum, where he has produced books and exhibitions dealing with the Aboriginal - European frontier and material culture.

How do I get to the State Library by public transport?

The 'State Library, Art Gallery, Museum' tram-stop is just outside the State Library. There are bus stops close by near the War Memorial on North Terrace. The closest train station is the Adelaide city station on North Terrace.

You can plan your journey via Adelaide Metro.

Is there car parking near the State Library?

The nearest car park is Wilson's Adelaide Central car park, 225 North Terrace, next to David Jones.

There is paid metered street parking along Kintore Ave and Victoria Drive.

Where is the wheelchair and stroller access?

Access to the Spence Wing first floor and the Mortlock Chamber is via the lift in the glass foyer entrance of the library.

There is on-street disabled parking available in the nearby roads. View more information and maps of Adelaide City Council's Disability parking for permit holders.

How do I check if the Mortlock Chamber is open when I plan to visit?

You can visit the Mortlock Chamber on the ground floor to look at the exhibition bays.  The upper levels of the Mortlock Wing include quiet study areas.

Is there a cafe at the State Library?

Yes, the State Library Cafe is open Monday to Friday from 8am to 4pm and Saturdays from 12 to 4pm.

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