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Vol 42 no 4, Nov 2020
Carl Ewald, ‘Gluepot’ Graetz of Graetztown, South Australia
By David Bedford and Richard Phillips   |   November 2020   |   Vol 42 no 4

German settlers in South Australia, notably in the Barossa and to a lesser extent in other parts of Australia, introduced a furniture style based on the rural carpentry traditions of their native lands, rather than the more common styles seen in Australia derived from British cabinetmaking. David Bedford and Ri...

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Vol 42 no 2, May 2020
Robert Dowling, the elusive cabinetmaker of O'Brien's Bridge, Van Diemen's Land
By David Bedford   |   May 2020   |   Vol 42 no 2

David Bedford has researched the life and work of Tasmanian cabinetmaker Richard Dowling (c 1820/1822–1867), little documented till now. He presents new discoveries about Dowling’s life and suggests why Dowling’s story has been so elusive. Evidence has emerged, and examples of his work found, which show t...

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Vol 41 no 4, Nov 2019
Australiana Society annual report 2018
By Jim Bertouch & George Lawrence   |   November 2019   |   Vol 41 no 4

As you all know we are in our 40th year and will finish our celebrations with a three-day symposium on 18–21 October 2019 at the State Library of NSW. This is going to be a very big and significant event. We have more than 25 confirmed speakers and very many different areas of Australiana will be covered in t...

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Vol 38 no 2, May 2016
George Richard Addis, watchmaker and jeweller: his Victorian and Tasmanian years
By Michel Reymond   |   May 2016   |   Vol 38 no 2

George Richard Addis (1864–1937) is best known as one of Western Australia’s leading late 19th- and early 20th-century goldfields jewellers, whose Western Australian work has been documented by Dorothy Erickson.1 Many jewellers however worked in different colonies, and here Michel Reymond records for the fi...

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Vol 37 no 3, Aug 2015
Richard Batholomew Smith's Wunderkammer
By Andrew Montana   |   August 2015   |   Vol 37 no 3

R.B. Smith made his model of the Strasburg Clock to celebrate the centenary of British settlement. It was hailed as a “scientific triumph of Australian workmanship”. At first, Smith exhibited it privately “like a fat woman in a country fair”1 until it found a home in Sydney’s Technological Museum. The...

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Vol 36 no 3, August 2014
A.S. Trood, a silver medal and Belle Vue Hall School
By Karen Eaton   |   August 2014   |   Vol 36 no 3

John Locksley Kemp, a descendant of Richard Kemp, gave a silver medal, passed down through the Kemp family, to the Powerhouse Museum in 1984. Very little was known about the medal’s history until Karen Eaton came across it by chance while viewing the Museum’s on-line collection database. Also a descendant o...

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Vol 36 no 2, May 2014
Australiana Society Annual Reports 2013

Our first event after the last AGM was the show-stopping evening at the Mitchell Library to view the Macquarie collector’s chest, the Dixson collector’s chest and the Wallis album with Elizabeth Ellis and Richard Neville. This was one of the very best events that I can remember, with the unique opportunity ...

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Vol 36 no 1, February 2014
Book review: Tony Kanellos, 'Imitation of Life'
By Lesley Garrett   |   February 2014   |   Vol 36 no 1

In masterminding and producing this fine book, Tony Kanellos, Cultural Collections Manager and Curator of the Santos Museum of Economic Botany located in the Adelaide Botanic Garden, has provided both reader and book collector with a gem. It clearly demonstrates his care of and expertise in the safekeeping of t...

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Vol 35 no 4, November 2013
Book review: Penny Olsen, 'Cayley & Son'
By Richard Neville   |   November 2013   |   Vol 35 no 4

The Neville Cayleys – father and son – are a curious case. Both were prolific, and are well represented in the market. The most recent iteration of the Australian Art Sales Digest (www. lists 605 works by Neville Henry Cayley and 572 works by Neville William Cayley sold at auction since the 197...

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Vol 35 no 2, May 2013
Vol 34 no 4, November 2012
Exhibition review: Bounty
By Richard Phillips   |   November 2012   |   Vol 34 no 4

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Vol 34 no 3, August 2012
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Vol 19 No 4, November 1997
Vol 13 No 2, May 1991
Vol 12 No 3, August 1990
Vol 11 no 1, Feb 1989
Vol 8 no 4, Nov 1986
Vol 6 no 4, Oct 1984
Vol 5 no 3, Jul 1983
Vol 4 no 2, Apr 1982
Vol 3 no 2, Apr 1981
Wendt - 125 Years
By Richard Phillips   |   April 1981   |   Vol 3 no 2

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Vol 3 no 1, Jan 1981
The Passing of a Pottery
By Richard Phillips   |   January 1981   |   Vol 3 no 1

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Vol 2 no 4, Nov 1980
The Bosleyware Pottery
By Richard Phillips   |   November 1980   |   Vol 2 no 4

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