Menu toggle

National Museum of Australia

Where our stories come alive

Collection Explorer

4

Explore sets

Objects

Image Title and collection What Where Who When
Varnished wooden bowl, used with a sponge to wet stamps in a Post Office

Varnished wooden bowl, used with a sponge to wet stamps in a...

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Bowls
Apply Bowls filter
Poster 'Angry Penguins and Realist Painting in Melbourne in the 1940's'

Poster 'Angry Penguins and Realist Painting in Melbourne in ...

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
Apply Australian Bicentennial Authority collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Poster 'Morning Melodies'

Poster 'Morning Melodies'

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
Apply Australian Bicentennial Authority collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Water

Water

Woomargama Public School collection
Apply Woomargama Public School collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Woomargama, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Woomargama, New South Wales, Australia filter
Woomargama Public School
Apply Woomargama Public School filter
1991
Apply 1991 filter
Poster - Australia, New Zealand, and cartoon figures depicting people saying, thinking or singing

Poster - Australia, New Zealand, and cartoon figures depicti...

Dr Di Bretherton collection
Apply Dr Di Bretherton collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Poster with text 'We're Supporting Our Bicentennial Community'

Poster with text 'We're Supporting Our Bicentennial Communit...

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
Apply Australian Bicentennial Authority collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
1988
Apply 1988 filter
Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
Apply Union of Australian Women collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Ms Audrey McDonald
Apply Ms Audrey McDonald filter
1950
Apply 1950 filter
Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
Apply Union of Australian Women collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Ms Audrey McDonald
Apply Ms Audrey McDonald filter
1950
Apply 1950 filter
Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
Apply Union of Australian Women collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Ms Audrey McDonald
Apply Ms Audrey McDonald filter
1950
Apply 1950 filter
Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation Poster

Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation Poster

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
Apply Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti... filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Apply Melbourne, Victoria, Australia filter
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
Apply Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission filter
'Bring Utzon back' rectangular protest poster, designed and made by John Kinstler and Karen Herrle, Sydney, 1967

'Bring Utzon back' rectangular protest poster, designed and ...

Jørn Utzon collection
Apply Jørn Utzon collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Austr...
Apply Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Austr... filter
John Kinstler
Apply John Kinstler filter
1967
Apply 1967 filter
Concept plan 'The Bradfield Scheme Re-Visited', 1 August 2010

Concept plan 'The Bradfield Scheme Re-Visited', 1 August 201...

Murray-Darling Basin Authority collection
Apply Murray-Darling Basin Authority collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
2010
Apply 2010 filter
Discussion Poster No.66 - Milk - July 24, 1950

Discussion Poster No.66 - Milk - July 24, 1950

George W Barber collection
Apply George W Barber collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Commonwealth Office of Education
Apply Commonwealth Office of Education filter
1950
Apply 1950 filter
Poster titled 'Be a champ stamp stamper - Don't let any stamp give you the slip! - Make a good impression

Poster titled 'Be a champ stamp stamper - Don't let any stam...

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Coal is Vital to Victory

Coal is Vital to Victory

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 11
Apply People's Paraphernalia collection no. 11 filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Australia
Apply Australia filter
1939
Apply 1939 filter
Poster -

Poster - "1986 From the Year of Peace to the Century of Peac...

Union of Australian Women collection
Apply Union of Australian Women collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Ms Audrey McDonald
Apply Ms Audrey McDonald filter
1950
Apply 1950 filter
Sticker 'PMG'

Sticker 'PMG'

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Stickers
Apply Stickers filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Postmaster General's Department
Apply Postmaster General's Department filter
Green, brown and yellow strip of cardboard with white tabs at each end representing a kookaburra's nest

Green, brown and yellow strip of cardboard with white tabs a...

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Display cards
Apply Display cards filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Postmaster General's Department
Apply Postmaster General's Department filter
1978
Apply 1978 filter
Varnished wooden bowl, used with a sponge to wet stamps in a Post Office

Varnished wooden bowl, used with a sponge to wet stamps in a...

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Bowls
Apply Bowls filter
Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
Apply Union of Australian Women collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Ms Audrey McDonald
Apply Ms Audrey McDonald filter
1950
Apply 1950 filter
Poster titled 'Bark Painting' by Doreen Tipiloura

Poster titled 'Bark Painting' by Doreen Tipiloura

Tiwi Designs Aboriginal Corporation collection
Apply Tiwi Designs Aboriginal Corporation collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Wurrumiyanga (Nguiu), Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Terri...
Apply Wurrumiyanga (Nguiu), Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Terri... filter
Doreen Tipiloura
Apply Doreen Tipiloura filter
1993
Apply 1993 filter
Poster 'Rock Without Grog'

Poster 'Rock Without Grog'

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
Apply Australian Bicentennial Authority collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Austral Railway Models poster

Austral Railway Models poster

Bruce Macdonald collection
Apply Bruce Macdonald collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Aboriginal Cricket Team of 1868

Aboriginal Cricket Team of 1868

Bruce Gillam collection
Apply Bruce Gillam collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Hamilton, Victoria, Australia
Apply Hamilton, Victoria, Australia filter
Peter Dawson
Apply Peter Dawson filter
1867
Apply 1867 filter
Sisterhood is blossoming, springtime will never be the same

Sisterhood is blossoming, springtime will never be the same

Meredith Hinchliffe collection no. 1
Apply Meredith Hinchliffe collection no. 1 filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Narrow white cardboard box containing 15 paper items

Narrow white cardboard box containing 15 paper items

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Display boxes
Apply Display boxes filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Postmaster General's Department
Apply Postmaster General's Department filter
1982
Apply 1982 filter
Poster 'The Australian Bicentenary 1788-1988 - The Celebration of a Nation'

Poster 'The Australian Bicentenary 1788-1988 - The Celebrati...

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
Apply Australian Bicentennial Authority collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Rectangular aluminium sign with a wooden backing and

Rectangular aluminium sign with a wooden backing and "Canber...

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Signs
Apply Signs filter
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Apply Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia filter
Postmaster General's Department
Apply Postmaster General's Department filter
The Official 1956 Olympic Games Film

The Official 1956 Olympic Games Film

Sporting Memorabilia collection
Apply Sporting Memorabilia collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Robert Burton Pty Ltd
Apply Robert Burton Pty Ltd filter
1955
Apply 1955 filter
Poster titled 'Post Office communication services are vital to the development of Australian industries'

Poster titled 'Post Office communication services are vital ...

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Advertising posters
Apply Advertising posters filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Postmaster General's Department
Apply Postmaster General's Department filter
1959
Apply 1959 filter
Poster

Poster "Peace the time has come"

Dr Di Bretherton collection
Apply Dr Di Bretherton collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Poster with text 'Help Make History'

Poster with text 'Help Make History'

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
Apply Australian Bicentennial Authority collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Newspaper liftout 'Ban the Plan', Sunraysia Daily

Newspaper liftout 'Ban the Plan', Sunraysia Daily

Murray-Darling Basin Authority collection
Apply Murray-Darling Basin Authority collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Mildura, Victoria, Australia
Apply Mildura, Victoria, Australia filter
Poster 'Give Us A Hand'

Poster 'Give Us A Hand'

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
Apply Australian Bicentennial Authority collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Off-white rectangular transfer sticker with gold letters spelling

Off-white rectangular transfer sticker with gold letters spe...

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Transfers
Apply Transfers filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Postmaster General's Department
Apply Postmaster General's Department filter
Poster -

Poster - "For a Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific''

Union of Australian Women collection
Apply Union of Australian Women collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Ms Audrey McDonald
Apply Ms Audrey McDonald filter
1950
Apply 1950 filter
Poster for 'International Women's Day', 1992

Poster for 'International Women's Day', 1992

Union of Australian Women collection
Apply Union of Australian Women collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Ms Audrey McDonald
Apply Ms Audrey McDonald filter
1950
Apply 1950 filter
Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
Apply Union of Australian Women collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Ms Audrey McDonald
Apply Ms Audrey McDonald filter
1950
Apply 1950 filter
Movie style poster that reads

Movie style poster that reads "White House Corporation prese...

Union of Australian Women collection
Apply Union of Australian Women collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Ms Audrey McDonald
Apply Ms Audrey McDonald filter
1950
Apply 1950 filter
Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
Apply Union of Australian Women collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Ms Audrey McDonald
Apply Ms Audrey McDonald filter
1950
Apply 1950 filter
Poster-

Poster- "Australian Race Against Time for Africa"

Union of Australian Women collection
Apply Union of Australian Women collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Ms Audrey McDonald
Apply Ms Audrey McDonald filter
1950
Apply 1950 filter
Poster -

Poster - "Solidarity with the Struggle of Women in South Afr...

Union of Australian Women collection
Apply Union of Australian Women collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Ms Audrey McDonald
Apply Ms Audrey McDonald filter
1950
Apply 1950 filter
Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
Apply Union of Australian Women collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Ms Audrey McDonald
Apply Ms Audrey McDonald filter
1950
Apply 1950 filter
Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
Apply Union of Australian Women collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Ms Audrey McDonald
Apply Ms Audrey McDonald filter
1950
Apply 1950 filter
Poster 'Sydney Welcomes the Navies of the World'

Poster 'Sydney Welcomes the Navies of the World'

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
Apply Australian Bicentennial Authority collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter

"FRANKLIN RIVER BLOCKADE...STAGE 3...STARTS 22nd FEB"

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia filter
Tasmanian Wilderness Society
Apply Tasmanian Wilderness Society filter
Poster 'Raparapa - a magnificent company of storyteller - nine men of the Kimberley'

Poster 'Raparapa - a magnificent company of storyteller - ni...

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
Apply Australian Bicentennial Authority collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Poster advertising Aborigines in Sydney Festival

Poster advertising Aborigines in Sydney Festival

Caroline Serventy collection
Apply Caroline Serventy collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Lost Heritage

Lost Heritage

Workshop Arts Centre collection no. 2
Apply Workshop Arts Centre collection no. 2 filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Alice Hinton Bateup
Apply Alice Hinton Bateup filter
1985
Apply 1985 filter
Earth Repair Charter for Present and Future Generations, 1991

Earth Repair Charter for Present and Future Generations, 199...

Protest Against AIDEX '91 collection
Apply Protest Against AIDEX '91 collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Apply Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia filter
Desiko Pty Ltd
Apply Desiko Pty Ltd filter
1991
Apply 1991 filter
Peace it together - Election '87 July 11 - Vote Vallentine Senate 1

Peace it together - Election '87 July 11 - Vote Vallentine S...

Senator Jo Vallentine collection no. 1
Apply Senator Jo Vallentine collection no. 1 filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
A Woman Should...Look like a Girl, Think like a Man, Act Like a Lady, and Work Like a Dog

A Woman Should...Look like a Girl, Think like a Man, Act Lik...

Meredith Hinchliffe collection no. 1
Apply Meredith Hinchliffe collection no. 1 filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Colour display card, titled, 'Moving pictures, Pictorial pre-stamped postcards to get your message moving, $2.50 a pack of six'

Colour display card, titled, 'Moving pictures, Pictorial pre...

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Display cards
Apply Display cards filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Australia Post
Apply Australia Post filter
Poster of

Poster of "I love a suburnt country..."

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 1
Apply People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 1 filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
People for Nuclear Disarmament
Apply People for Nuclear Disarmament filter
Poster -

Poster - "The Story of the Forwards/Backwards Land"

Union of Australian Women collection
Apply Union of Australian Women collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Ms Audrey McDonald
Apply Ms Audrey McDonald filter
1950
Apply 1950 filter
Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
Apply Union of Australian Women collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Ms Audrey McDonald
Apply Ms Audrey McDonald filter
1950
Apply 1950 filter
Poster with text 'Art at work...trade union contribution towards building Australian culture'

Poster with text 'Art at work...trade union contribution tow...

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
Apply Australian Bicentennial Authority collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Australia
Apply Australia filter
Discussion Poster No. 23 - 1 Road Death every 6 1/2 hours - November 29, 1948

Discussion Poster No. 23 - 1 Road Death every 6 1/2 hours - ...

George W Barber collection
Apply George W Barber collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Commonwealth Office of Education
Apply Commonwealth Office of Education filter
1948
Apply 1948 filter
Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
A