Botany Garden Orangery near Adelaide 1897 Antique Photogravure
Botanic Garden Orangery near Adelaide 1897
Antique Photogravure after colonial photographer S. G. Spinks (had been a superintendent of the St John's Sunday School 1881-85)
Published For Glimpses of Australia, Sydney, 1897
"To the dweller in colder climes there is something of romantic interest in an orange grove, probably bred from the association of the orange blossom...from the manner in which poets of all ages have lauded the tree and its fruits...The Orangery depicted here is near Adelaide...there is always a subtle perfume from the blossoms...The luscious, seedless, "navel" orange of South Australia is famous through the colonies"