Australiana Society Inc.
Society is an incorporated
association of collectors,
dealers, auctioneers and researchers devoted to collecting, studying and
preserving Australiana: art,
decorative arts, antiques,
historic items, collectables,
buildings and sites, and portable heritage
made in, or relating to, Australia.
Australiana, our 40-page quarterly colour magazine, presents
authoritative and practical articles on art, design, furniture,
ceramics, glass, jewellery, metalwork, coins, notes, medals, crafts,
ephemera, architecture, history, historic houses, conservation, etc. The
magazine is available only by subscription.
The contents and an index are
available on this website. We seek contributions on Australiana
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We arrange talks, exhibition viewings, excursions, seminars and
other events. Our voluntary, incorporated association has nearly
We provide information about
sales and exhibitions of Australiana and of Australian interest
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The Mitchell Library in Sydney is displaying until 26 February the
Macquarie collector's chest, created for Governor Macquarie c. 1818, and
recently donated to the Library by a well-known collector.
GOWAN'S NOVEMBER SALE IN HOBART
Hobart auctioneer Gowan's sold a stylish
Regency double-ended sofa in original condition for $310,800 including
premium on 19
November 2005. It was allegedly found in a shed, and looks like it.
The successful buyer was Hobart dealer Nevin Hurst of Masterpiece Fine
Art, bidding on behalf of the Hobart Casino which will donate the sofa
to the cash-strapped Tasmanian Museum.
Budd Auctions in London sold some Phar Lap memorabilia on 16 November, including the bloodstock catalogue listing the
sale of the colt at Trentham Racecourse (NZ) to H. Telford for 160 pounds
in January 1928.
BURKE & WILLS RELIC MAKES
Sotheby's sold a leather water bottle from the
tragic Burke and Wills expedition of 1860-61 for $284,750 on 29 November
It was bought by the National Museum of Australia, which aims to put it on
display as soon as possible.
vol. 27 no. 4, November
Ruth Dwyer, The pledge of her affection
Glenn Cooke, John James, the sequel
James Broadbent, A Chinese export dessert service
Donna Braye, The Mosman Local Studies Collection
Gordon Turnbull, Australian furniture design 1925-52
John Wade, Irrawang, Regentville and pioneer historical archaeology in
John Wade, Collectors' corner: Genevieve Cummins collection
Contents of Australiana 2005
The February 2006 issue will
appear this month. Click on Australiana pest control gilbert for what's in our back
issues. Click advertising rates for our
rates and specifications. Not all back
issues are available; those before 2000 are $7 each, those since 2000 are
$10 each, including postage.
Australiana contributions welcome
We seek contributions to our magazine.
Contributions should be on an aspect of Australiana, preferably submitted
in electronic format and well illustrated. Please let the
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an article (we do not pay for contributions). Download our
Australiana contents 1986-2005 and index 1989-2005
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Antiques and Collectables
here for our list of coming
antiques and collectables fairs in Australia.
Silver Society of Australia
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about the Silver Society of Australia.
Ceramic Collectors Society - next meeting
Wednesday 8 February: Greg Curry, 'Australian Ceramics'
Meetings start at 8 pm, Uniting Church Hall, Lord St, Roseville NSW,
for membership details call 02 9874 7422
||Julius Hogarth (1820-1879), Gold statuette
of an Aboriginal man throwing a
Danish-born silversmith Julius
Hogarth arrived in Sydney in 1852 to seek gold. He showed this
beautifully detailed gold statuette in Sydney in November 1854, and
at the Paris Exposition Universelle in 1855.
Sydney, 1854, gold, mammoth tusk, Ht 11 cm
Private collection, photo Andrew