Swimming race at Gilberton

State Government Photographer1912

History Trust of South Australia

History Trust of South Australia
Adelaide, Australia

Patriotic Carnival at Gilberton Amateur Swimming Club, 11 March 1912- River Torrens, Gilberton.

The platform where swimmers are standing is on the Northern end of the pool and is immediately below the Gilberton swing bridge; the swing bridge was built by Ralph Jervis and other club members. A commemerative stone arch stands at the end of Severn Street Gilberton which was dedicated to Percy Jervis in 1936 - installation of time capsule in the top of the Arch.
Info supplied by John Jervis jervis@chariot.net.au April 2008


  • Title: Swimming race at Gilberton
  • Creator: State Government Photographer
  • Date: 1912
  • Location: River Torrens, Gilberton, South Australia
  • Subject Keywords: Sport, swimming
  • Rights: Public Domain
  • Medium: Glass Negative

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