Articles & Books


In 1973 John wrote the catalogue and staged the pioneer exhibition; Australian Silver 1800-1900, held by the National Trust (NSW) at Lindesay in Sydney. He has written five definitive books, all of which may be purchased from the author: 

  • Thomas Cole and Victorian Clockmaking (1975) 
  • The Al Tajir Collection of Silver and Gold (1985) Sold Out
  • Nineteenth Century Australian Silver (1990) 
  • Irish and Scottish Cabinet Makers and their influence over Australian Colonial Furniture in Sydney and Hobart before 1840 (2008) Sold Out
  • Zoomorphic (2010) 


The category filter below will give you access to over 60 articles written by John Hawkins. He will be updating this page regularly so please visit again. To download a complete list of articles please Download PDF.