Selborne Hotel, Pirie Street, Adelaide 1935


Photo taken 25 November 1935

B 6735 44 Pirie Street. Established as the Selborne Hotel and Grill Room in 1887, and changed named to the Hotel Adelaide in 1936 . Ceased trading in 1970. Demolished. The Selborne Hotel was an early meeting place for the United Trades and Labor Council. On 13 June 1890 Mrs Milne, Mrs Reuin and Miss Vincent were welcomed as delegates representing the newly formed Working Women's Trades Union. Hotel Adelaide in 1937: www.flickr.com/photos/state_library_south_australia/15404... And advertisement that followed the introduction of six o'clock closing encouraged patrons: 'AFTER SIX O"CLOCK Go to the Selborne Hotel, Pirie St Billiards 9d per hundred: Snooker, 9d 50up. Three Alcock's tables. First class temperance bar.' Daily Herald, Thursday 20 April, 1916, p7 Visit the State Library of South Australia to view more photos of South Australia.