This picture was taken by Frank Hurley in 1935 as part of the preparations for the 1936 centenary events. There are 288 photos in total that Hurley took on commission from the Immigration, Publicity and Tourist Bureau. They are some of the most popular images in the South Australian Government Photographic Collection. The collection features locations across South Australia and showcases Hurley’s exceptional skills at composing beautiful and engaging scenes.
For more on the Frank Hurley collection visit the History SA website.