The Australiana Society is an incorporated association of collectors and researchers devoted to researching, preserving and collecting Australia's heritage: art, decorative arts, antiques, historic items, collectables, buildings and sites, and portable heritage made in, or relating to, Australia.
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Vol 45 no 2, May 2023

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Vol 45 no 2, May 2023

President’s Update, Colin Thomas
Scrimshaw – real or fake?, Colin Thomas
Exhibition: Charles Rodius, State Library of NSW
Book review: Tokens of Love, Loss and Disrespect 1700–1850, Peter Lane
National tour to Canberra and Regional NSW, Peter Crawshaw
I’ve been Framed, R A Fredman
A turbulent town: Ballarat and the Eureka Stockade, David Senior
The workshop of Sydney silversmith William Kerr, Yvonne Barber
Early Sydney silver flatware, Christine Erratt
Australiana: Designing a Nation, Bendigo Art Gallery 18 March to 25 June 2023, Emma Busowsky

Cover: Suzanne Forsyth (b 1948), Dame Edna teapot 1982, earthenware, diamantés, (a-b) 31.8 × 26.4 × 26.7 cm (overall), painted in brown on base u.c.l.: S. Forsyth. / no. 9, painted in brown on base u.c.r.: 27/10/82. National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, gift of Athol Hawke and Eric Harding through the AustralianGovernment's Cultural Gifts Program, 2013. © Suzanne Forsyth Hatch,photo: Christian Markel/NGV.

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The Australiana Society acknowledges Australia’s First Nations Peoples – the First Australians – as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of this land and gives respect to the Elders – past and present – and through them to all Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.