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Vol 44 no 3, Aug 2022
Designs by Murdoch at the House of Georges
By James Stanton   |   August 2022   |   Vol 44 no 3

Fashion designer Margaret Murdoch (1912–1999) has been eclipsed by other members of the Murdoch family. In 1938 she went to London to gain experience in fashion design. Her move to the fashion capital of Paris on the eve of World War II led to disruption of her career path, with two stints of internment ...

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Vol 40 no 3, Aug 2018
Madame Bourdic's little plate
By Margaret Carlisle   |   August 2018   |   Vol 40 no 3

In the 19th century, many artists trained in Europe came to Australia, where the strange new land often impacted on how they saw the world and what they depicted. French china painter Madame Bourdic did not succumb to the Australian environment. She continued to paint china in the academic tradition she had lea...

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Vol 39 no 1, Feb 2017
Australian Agricultural Societies and their medals
By Leslie J Carlisle   |   February 2017   |   Vol 39 no 1

Australia’s first agricultural society was founded 195 years ago, to organise shows and encourage better farming practices. They are still going strong, and even today agricultural shows attract a lot of interest in the cities, with millions visiting across the nation. For those on the land, they are much mor...

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Vol 38 no 2, May 2016
The Olley project and the problems of identification
By Glenn R Cooke   |   May 2016   |   Vol 38 no 2

The much-loved artist Margaret Olley is commemorated in the Tweed Regional Art Gallery at Murwillumbah, which established the Margaret Olley Art Centre and displays some of her paintings and her re-created studio. Glenn Cooke is adding his personal tribute to Olley, in the form of an illustrated database of Oll...

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Vol 36 no 3, August 2014
A Berlin woolwork picture
By Margaret Carlisle   |   August 2014   |   Vol 36 no 3

tracing the provenance of a Berlin woolwork picture now held in the Powerhouse Museum led to information about the involvement of the Agricultural society of New south Wales in setting up the 1870 Exhibition in sydney, a bronze medal awarded at that event, the winner of the medal and maker of this extraordinary...

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Vol 33 no 1, February 2011
Vol 32 no 1, February 2010
Leslie J Carlisle OAM
By John Wade   |   February 2010   |   Vol 32 no 1

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Vol 31 no 1, February 2009
A Clock
By Margaret Carlisle   |   February 2009   |   Vol 31 no 1

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Vol 29 No 1, February 2007
Vol 28 No 1, February 2006
Vol 27 No 2, May 2005
Vol 17 No 3, August 1995
Vol 16 No 1, February 1994
Vol 15 No 4, November 1993
Vol 15 No 2, May 1993
Vol 14 No 2, May 1992
Vol 12 No 2, May 1990
Vol 11 no 1, Feb 1989
Vol 8 no 1, Feb 1986
Australian Medals
By Leslie J Carlisle   |   February 1986   |   Vol 8 no 1

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Vol 6 no 2, Apr 1984
Vol 5 no 2, Apr 1983
Vol 4 no 4, Oct 1982
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.