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Dr Kiera Lindsey: History, Art and Adelaide Ironside

Dr Kiera Lindsey: History, Art and Adelaide Ironside
January 31, 2024

We are joined by award-winning historian Dr Kiera Lindsey to talk about her latest book Wild Love.

Wild Love tells the fascinating story of Adelaide Ironside, an ambitious and determined Australian artist of the 1800’s.  In this conversation, we talk about research, art, speculative biographies and how the Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts features in the book.

The SMSA would like to say a huge thank you to Dr Kiera Lindsey for taking the time to answer our questions.

More information on Wild Love can be found on Kiera’s website.

SMSA members can borrow Wild Love from our library on level 2. This book is also for sale at your local bookstore, here is a link to our friends at Abbeys Book Shop.

The marriage at Cana of Galilee by Adelaide Ironside is currently on exhibition to the public at the Art Gallery NSW (31/01/24)

We hope you enjoy watching the discussion below.

Feature image credit of Dr Kiera Lindsey: Ethan White



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