Volume 8 number 1
April 2013

The stories told about objects, and the stories that objects can tell are the focus of this issue of reCollections: A Journal of Museums and Collections

  • Isa Menzies looks at the interpretation and reinterpretation of the champion racehorse Phar Lap’s scattered remains
  • Laura Breen argues that the extensively restored Delaunay Belleville in the collection of the National Museum of Australia is still an important source of historical evidence
  • Samuel Curkpatrick explores some wider significances of bark painting within Yolŋu ceremonial and legal contexts.

Also featured are reviews of a number of recent and current exhibitions.