Speaking Their Names: The Babies of the Destitute Asylum

Installation - Remembering 1679 babies born between 1880 and 1909. their names and birthdates. (Photographer Andre Castellucci)

Between 1880 and 1909, 1678 babies were born in the Adelaide Destitute Asylum’s Lying-in Home. Their mothers were poor, alone, desperate. In this special performance to mark a century since the Asylum’s closure, we will remember those babies. Join us.

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Event Details

Venue information

  • Wheelchair access

Event type

Special event

Dates and times

Sat 19 May, 3pm (approx. 2 hrs)

Venue or tour starting point *

Migration Museum, 82 Kintore Ave, Adelaide

Cost

Free

Booking

Bookings not required

Contact

Suzanne Redman
8207 7570
sredman [at] history.sa.gov.au

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