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George French Angas: The First to Document South Australia

George French Angas (G.F.A.) was an English naturalist, painter, author and poet who travelled to many countries, studying its landscapes...
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Date

05 Oct 2022

Author

Jessie Showell

Art

Burke & Wills: The Famous Photographs

Robert O’Hara Burke and William John Wills are two names you’ve probably heard before. Together with John King and Charles...
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Date

27 Aug 2022

Author

Jessie Showell

Art

David Bromley: The Colours of Innocence and Liberty

  David Bromley was born in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England in 1960. His parents, Sonja and Gerald and older brother...
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Date

29 Jul 2022

Author

Jason Harris

Antique Furniture

Mouseman: A Mouse Shaped Mark on History

Robert Thompson was born in Kilburn, North Yorkshire in 1876 to the village carpenter and stonemason. At a young age,...
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Date

24 Jul 2022

Author

Jessie Showell

Art

Michelangelo Buonarroti: Father and Master of All the Arts

  Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni is best known as simply Michelangelo. He was the second youngest of five sons...
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Date

06 Jul 2022

Author

Jason Harris

Auctions

Minerals: What makes them special?

  What makes a mineral valuable? Well, there are various factors to consider. The first question to ask is, “is...
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Date

01 Jul 2022

Author

Jessie Showell

Collectables

Steiff: The World’s First Teddy Bear

    Before Steiff, there was no such thing as a Teddy Bear. Arguably, that in itself makes Steiff one...
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Date

23 Jun 2022

Author

Jessie Showell

Auctions

West End Brewery: More than 160 Years of Brewing History

        During the 19th century, Adelaide was making considerable progress, and the population of the colony had...
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Date

14 Jun 2022

Author

Ellen

Auctions

Motion. Autos, Art, Architecture – Guggenheim (Bilbao)

    With our Classic Motorcycle and Vehicle auction happening this weekend (Saturday 21 May), we thought it would be...
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Date

19 May 2022

Author

Jessie Showell

Furniture

George Nelson: American Modernist

  George Nelson was an American industrial designer who was one of the co-founders of American Modernism. Aside from being...
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Date

12 May 2022

Author

Jason Harris

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