Volume 5 number 2
October 2010

In this issue of reCollections: A Journal of Museums and Collections:

  • Cinnamon Van Reyk explores the provenance of a case containing birds of paradise for what it can reveal of the object's rich history
  • Penelope Edmonds examines an intriguing cup, created by Tasmanian potter Violet Mace, which tells us much about the prevailing social culture at the time of its creation
  • Rob Morrison visits the new Biodiversity Gallery at the South Australian Museum and considers the various incarnations of the museum's natural history displays.

This edition also features reviews of recent exhibitions and museum-related books.