'The Heatwave', January 1898


This file appears in: Stella Bowen: The city during a heatwave
'The Heatwave', January 1898

A heatwave is an expected part of Adelaide summers. This article describes one such event in 1898, when Stella was six years old. It reports, as Stella's recalls, that many residents slept outside on the grass at night to escape the heat trap inside their homes.


This file appears in: Stella Bowen: The city during a heatwave