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
Postcard featuring photograph of Castlereagh Street, Sydney, 9 September 1925

Postcard featuring photograph of Castlereagh Street, Sydney,...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Rose Stereograph Co.
Apply Rose Stereograph Co. filter
1925
Apply 1925 filter
Out of ANZUS

Out of ANZUS

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
Apply People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2 filter
Political badges
Apply Political badges filter
Australia
Apply Australia filter
Australia, New Zealand, United States Security Treaty
Apply Australia, New Zealand, United States Security Treaty filter
1951
Apply 1951 filter
Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history and development'

Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history...

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
The Sydney Morning Herald
Apply The Sydney Morning Herald 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
'Take sex out of the pay packet, equal pay now' printed T-shirt

'Take sex out of the pay packet, equal pay now' printed T-sh...

Meredith Hinchliffe collection no. 1
Apply Meredith Hinchliffe collection no. 1 filter
T-shirts
Apply T-shirts filter
New Zealand
Apply New Zealand filter
Muzzy's Master Print
Apply Muzzy's Master Print filter
Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the centre

Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the cent...

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Inkstands
Apply Inkstands filter

"Commonwealth Savings Bank of Australia"

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Advertising signs
Apply Advertising signs filter
New South Wales, Australia
Apply New South Wales, Australia filter
Commonwealth Savings Bank of Australia
Apply Commonwealth Savings Bank of Australia filter
1913
Apply 1913 filter
AUSTRALIAN XI NEW ZEALAND 1910

AUSTRALIAN XI NEW ZEALAND 1910

Nanette Ward collection
Apply Nanette Ward collection filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
New Zealand
Apply New Zealand filter
Kodak Ltd
Apply Kodak Ltd filter
1910
Apply 1910 filter
Postcard with painting by Johnny Raw

Postcard with painting by Johnny Raw

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
New Zealand
Apply New Zealand filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airmail, 1914-1964, 50th Anniversary Flight'

Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airm...

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Bags
Apply Bags filter
Australia
Apply Australia filter
Australia Post
Apply Australia Post filter
1964
Apply 1964 filter
Set of nine metal weights

Set of nine metal weights

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Weights
Apply Weights filter
The Tasman Glacier, N.Z., 8 March 1912

The Tasman Glacier, N.Z., 8 March 1912

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
New Zealand
Apply New Zealand filter
1912
Apply 1912 filter
Poster 'greetings from Sydney Australia Join the Movement for a Nuclear (and Turd) Free Pacific'

Poster 'greetings from Sydney Australia Join the Movement fo...

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
Apply People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2 filter
Political posters
Apply Political posters filter
South Pacific,
Apply South Pacific, filter
Association for International Co-operation and Disarmament
Apply Association for International Co-operation and Disarmament filter
1960
Apply 1960 filter
T-shirt worn by Rob Croll as a member of the Australian Boomerang Team at the 1996 World Championships in New Zealand

T-shirt worn by Rob Croll as a member of the Australian Boom...

Robert Croll Boomerang Competition collection
Apply Robert Croll Boomerang Competition collection filter
T-shirts
Apply T-shirts filter
New Zealand
Apply New Zealand filter
Rob Croll
Apply Rob Croll filter
1996
Apply 1996 filter
Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Advertising posters
Apply Advertising posters filter
1980
Apply 1980 filter
Rectangular red wooden post box with a sloped top, for newspapers and packets

Rectangular red wooden post box with a sloped top, for newsp...

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Postboxes
Apply Postboxes filter
New South Wales, Australia
Apply New South Wales, Australia filter
Postmaster General's Department
Apply Postmaster General's Department filter
1939
Apply 1939 filter
Instructional leaflet

Instructional leaflet "Display Kit 29 - Pre-Stamped Postcard...

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Instructional documents
Apply Instructional documents 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
Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with '50th anniversary air mail covers re-enactment flight first official air mail Australia - New Zealand 1934-1984...11th April 1984'

Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with '50th anniversary air m...

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Bags
Apply Bags filter
Australia
Apply Australia filter
Australia Post
Apply Australia Post filter
1984
Apply 1984 filter
Four Muricidae Pterynotus Eos shells (very rare)

Four Muricidae Pterynotus Eos shells (very rare)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
Apply Lady Helen Blackburn collection filter
Shells
Apply Shells filter
New Zealand
Apply New Zealand filter
Lady Helen Blackburn
Apply Lady Helen Blackburn filter
Yellow Peril fishing fly

Yellow Peril fishing fly

Noel Jetson collection
Apply Noel Jetson collection filter
Fishing lures
Apply Fishing lures filter
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Apply Melbourne, Victoria, Australia filter
Mr Critchley Parker
Apply Mr Critchley Parker filter
1930
Apply 1930 filter
Red metal pillar box with an arched top

Red metal pillar box with an arched top

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Postboxes
Apply Postboxes filter
New South Wales, Australia
Apply New South Wales, Australia filter
Postmaster General's Department
Apply Postmaster General's Department filter
1912
Apply 1912 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
Volutidae Alcithoe Arabica

Volutidae Alcithoe Arabica

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
Apply Lady Helen Blackburn collection filter
Shells
Apply Shells filter
New Zealand
Apply New Zealand filter
Lady Helen Blackburn
Apply Lady Helen Blackburn filter
Smith's Weekly - Viscount Churchill Warns Australia and New Zealand in Special Article..., 1936

Smith's Weekly - Viscount Churchill Warns Australia and New ...

Robbie Swan collection
Apply Robbie Swan collection filter
Advertising posters
Apply Advertising posters filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Smith's Weekly
Apply Smith's Weekly filter
1936
Apply 1936 filter
Scrapbook of the Royal Tour of Queen Elizabeth II to Australia in 1954, compiled by Margaret Ryan

Scrapbook of the Royal Tour of Queen Elizabeth II to Austral...

Jane Connors collection
Apply Jane Connors collection filter
Scrapbooks
Apply Scrapbooks filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mrs Margaret Ryan
Apply Mrs Margaret Ryan filter
1952
Apply 1952 filter
Book titled 'A Short Account of the Character and Labours of The Rev Samuel Marsden'

Book titled 'A Short Account of the Character and Labours of...

Samuel Marsden collection
Apply Samuel Marsden collection filter
Biographies
Apply Biographies filter
Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
B Isaacs
Apply B Isaacs filter
1844
Apply 1844 filter
Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the centre

Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the cent...

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Inkstands
Apply Inkstands filter
Tenakoe Pakeha

Tenakoe Pakeha

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
New Zealand
Apply New Zealand filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
Two Muricidae Poirieria Zelandica shells

Two Muricidae Poirieria Zelandica shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
Apply Lady Helen Blackburn collection filter
Shells
Apply Shells filter
New Zealand
Apply New Zealand filter
Lady Helen Blackburn
Apply Lady Helen Blackburn filter
Photographic postcard of The Australian Cricket Team in England, 1905

Photographic postcard of The Australian Cricket Team in Engl...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
New Zealand
Apply New Zealand filter
The Rotary Photographic Company Ltd
Apply The Rotary Photographic Company Ltd filter
1905
Apply 1905 filter
Mount Cook, Southern Alps, New Zealand, 25 February 1912

Mount Cook, Southern Alps, New Zealand, 25 February 1912

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
New Zealand
Apply New Zealand filter
1912
Apply 1912 filter
Box for Postmaster's Display Kit 29

Box for Postmaster's Display Kit 29

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
Colour poster with the caption Buy New Zealand honey, issued by the Empire Marketing Board

Colour poster with the caption Buy New Zealand honey, issued...

National Symbols Poster collection no. 2
Apply National Symbols Poster collection no. 2 filter
Advertising posters
Apply Advertising posters filter
England
Apply England filter
The Bridges Narrabeen Pittwater N.S.W.

The Bridges Narrabeen Pittwater N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
NZ PM Bolger says Republic Inevitable in New Zealand

NZ PM Bolger says Republic Inevitable in New Zealand

Alan Moir collection no. 3
Apply Alan Moir collection no. 3 filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
New Zealand
Apply New Zealand filter
Mr Alan Moir
Apply Mr Alan Moir filter
1998
Apply 1998 filter
Cylindrical red painted metal letter box with a domed top

Cylindrical red painted metal letter box with a domed top

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Postboxes
Apply Postboxes filter
New South Wales, Australia
Apply New South Wales, Australia filter
Postmaster General's Department
Apply Postmaster General's Department filter
1920
Apply 1920 filter
Poster titled 'Post early this Christmas'

Poster titled 'Post early this Christmas'

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Postmaster General's Department
Apply Postmaster General's Department filter
Roneo Neopost Model 105 Postal Franking Machine No.RNX 3029

Roneo Neopost Model 105 Postal Franking Machine No.RNX 3029

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Franking machines
Apply Franking machines filter
Richmond, Surrey, England
Apply Richmond, Surrey, England filter
Roneo Neopost Ltd
Apply Roneo Neopost Ltd filter
1969
Apply 1969 filter
Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and

Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and "EIIR" in gold le...

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
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
Apply Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company filter
Pamphlet titled 'New Zealand Coach Tours 1963-64'

Pamphlet titled 'New Zealand Coach Tours 1963-64'

Thompson Family collection
Apply Thompson Family collection filter
Pamphlets
Apply Pamphlets filter
New Zealand
Apply New Zealand filter
Black plastic wall telephone

Black plastic wall telephone

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Wall telephones
Apply Wall telephones filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Postmaster General's Department
Apply Postmaster General's Department filter
1945
Apply 1945 filter
Photographic postcard of the All Blacks 1907 rugby team

Photographic postcard of the All Blacks 1907 rugby team

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
Australia
Apply Australia filter
Art Series
Apply Art Series filter
1907
Apply 1907 filter
Arnolds Ink bottle

Arnolds Ink bottle

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Ink bottles
Apply Ink bottles filter
Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history and development'

Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history...

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
The Sydney Morning Herald
Apply The Sydney Morning Herald filter
Red metal post box on four legs

Red metal post box on four legs

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Postboxes
Apply Postboxes filter
New South Wales, Australia
Apply New South Wales, Australia filter
Postmaster General's Department
Apply Postmaster General's Department filter
1930
Apply 1930 filter
Poster titled 'Send Christmas greetings, telegrams before 23rd December'

Poster titled 'Send Christmas greetings, telegrams before 23...

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Postmaster General's Department
Apply Postmaster General's Department filter
1948
Apply 1948 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
Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and

Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and "EIIR" in gold le...

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
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
Apply Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company filter
Pair of dark blue-green canvas gaiters with velcro fastening

Pair of dark blue-green canvas gaiters with velcro fastening

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
Apply Milo Dunphy collection no. 2 filter
Gaiters
Apply Gaiters filter
New Zealand
Apply New Zealand filter
Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Anzacs

Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Anzacs

Coles-Myer collection
Apply Coles-Myer collection filter
Commemorative medals
Apply Commemorative medals filter
Victoria, Australia
Apply Victoria, Australia filter
Coles-Myer Ltd
Apply Coles-Myer Ltd filter
1988
Apply 1988 filter
Menu for a luncheon in honour of the Honourable Robert Semple MP Minister of Public Works and Transport, New Zealand, 1937

Menu for a luncheon in honour of the Honourable Robert Sempl...

Muriel Kelly collection
Apply Muriel Kelly collection filter
Menus
Apply Menus filter
Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
Apply Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor... filter
Parliament of Australia
Apply Parliament of Australia filter
1937
Apply 1937 filter
Telegraph Office

Telegraph Office

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Signs
Apply Signs filter
Black metal desk telephone with a winding handle

Black metal desk telephone with a winding handle

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Telephones
Apply Telephones filter
United States of America
Apply United States of America filter
Telephone and Radio Corporation
Apply Telephone and Radio Corporation filter
1948
Apply 1948 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
Benny Zable - What in the World  is Happening?

Benny Zable - What in the World is Happening?

Benny Zable collection no. 2
Apply Benny Zable collection no. 2 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter