Napoleon Hotel, King William Street, 1919


Photo taken 03 July 1919

B 1090 At 92 King William Street. Established in 1847 and rebuilt in 1875. This photograph was taken in 1919, before the hotel was rebuilt once again. The hotel in 1973: www.flickr.com/photos/state_library_south_australia/31034... 'Arson Attempt At Hotel Suspected Police believe that an a tempt was made to set fire to the Napoleon Hotel, King William street, city on Tuesday night. A burning packing case was thrown into the kitchen of the hotel. For several days a man who had been acting suspiciously had been seen in the area. Detective Cameron Smith and PCC Arthurson are investigating.' Advertiser, Thursday 15 March 1951, page 5 Visit the State Library of South Australia to view more photos of South Australia.