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Freemason's Tavern, Hindmarsh Hotel, Black Eagle Hotel, Adelaide, 1865


Photo taken 31 December 1864

State Library Catalogue Reference: B 5099/4

Duryea, Townsend, 1823-1888, photographer

Detail from Duryea's Panorama of Adelaide, photographed from the Town Hall tower. Shows three hotels along Pirie Street. In the foreground is The Freemason's Tavern, the Hindmarsh Hotel is on the near corner of Hindmarsh Square, and the Black Eagle (later the Aurora) on the far side of Hindmarsh Square. The Adelaide Brewery can also be seen. The Aurora, Hindmarsh, and the Brewery have all been demolished. The Freemason's building remains, with some alterations to the facade. It ceased to operate as a pub in 1978.

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