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Barbara Kidman

Generations of volunteering

Barbara Kidman and Madeleine Ryan find the perfect place to pursue their passion for preserving history. Unbelievably, at 91, Barbara Kidman is only the University of Adelaide’s third oldest volunteer. She is part of the University Volunteer Program comprising more than 2,800 students, alumni, lecturers, friends, family and members of the public who provide nearly […]

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An image of the restored photo

University Collections restores photo of Sir Thomas Elder

In June 2018, University Collections installed the framed photographic portrait of Sir Thomas Elder GCMG (1818-1897) in Elder Hall. The print and its large, gelatine hand-embellished silver frame have spent the last 18 months at ArtLab undergoing conservation treatment. The restoration work is now complete, and the print, together with its gilt frame, is now on permanent display […]

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