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
Household candle box with six original candles, Ballarat goldfields

Household candle box with six original candles, Ballarat gol...

Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1
Apply Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1 filter
Storage boxes
Apply Storage boxes filter
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Apply Ballarat, Victoria, Australia filter
Poster captioned 'Remember her on Mother's Day. She remembers you. Post a card for May 13'

Poster captioned 'Remember her on Mother's Day. She remember...

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Advertising posters
Apply Advertising posters filter
Cartoon titled 'Euthanasia Cruise Ship'.

Cartoon titled 'Euthanasia Cruise Ship'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 2001 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Apply Ballarat, Victoria, Australia filter
Mr John Ditchburn
Apply Mr John Ditchburn filter
2001
Apply 2001 filter
Botanical Gardens, Ballarat

Botanical Gardens, Ballarat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Apply Ballarat, Victoria, Australia filter
Household candle boxe with five original candles and accessories, Ballarat goldfields

Household candle boxe with five original candles and accesso...

Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1
Apply Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1 filter
Storage boxes
Apply Storage boxes filter
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Apply Ballarat, Victoria, Australia filter
P.M.G. Salter's spring balance, used to weigh large letters and small parcels

P.M.G. Salter's spring balance, used to weigh large letters ...

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Spring balances
Apply Spring balances filter
England
Apply England filter
Salter Scales
Apply Salter Scales 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
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 captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Glass jar containing crystalised yellow and orange coloured fragments of gum arabic

Glass jar containing crystalised yellow and orange coloured ...

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Jars
Apply Jars filter
Cartoon titled 'Social Security Rules Compliance Twister'.

Cartoon titled 'Social Security Rules Compliance Twister'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 2001 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Apply Ballarat, Victoria, Australia filter
Mr John Ditchburn
Apply Mr John Ditchburn filter
2001
Apply 2001 filter
Gold miner's pick with initals 'JLR', Ballarat

Gold miner's pick with initals 'JLR', Ballarat

Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1
Apply Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1 filter
Picks
Apply Picks filter
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Apply Ballarat, Victoria, Australia 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
Round clear glass inkwell with a recessed sunburst pattern on the underside

Round clear glass inkwell with a recessed sunburst pattern o...

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Inkwells
Apply Inkwells filter
Framed compilation of photographic portraits of the Australian XI Cricket Team, 1878

Framed compilation of photographic portraits of the Australi...

Dave Gregory collection
Apply Dave Gregory collection filter
Portrait photographs
Apply Portrait photographs filter
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Apply Ballarat, Victoria, Australia filter
Thomas F. Chuck
Apply Thomas F. Chuck filter
1878
Apply 1878 filter
'Amalgamated Society of Engineers' membership certificate .

'Amalgamated Society of Engineers' membership certificate .

Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
Apply Andrew Reeves collection no. 5 filter
Membership certificates
Apply Membership certificates filter
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Apply Ballarat, Victoria, Australia filter
1850
Apply 1850 filter
Economic rationalism drapers

Economic rationalism drapers

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 1997 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Apply Ballarat, Victoria, Australia filter
Mr John Ditchburn
Apply Mr John Ditchburn filter
1997
Apply 1997 filter
Sturt Street, Ballarat, Victoria

Sturt Street, Ballarat, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
Germany
Apply Germany filter
Come to Ballarat, Olympic Rowing, 1956

Come to Ballarat, Olympic Rowing, 1956

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3 filter
Stickers
Apply Stickers filter
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Apply Melbourne, Victoria, Australia filter
Australian Olympic Commitee
Apply Australian Olympic Commitee filter
1956
Apply 1956 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
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
Counting Continues in East Timor

Counting Continues in East Timor

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 1999 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Apply Ballarat, Victoria, Australia filter
Mr John Ditchburn
Apply Mr John Ditchburn filter
1999
Apply 1999 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
Colour display card illustrated with a kookaburra, titled, 'Pre-stamped envelopes. All they need is an address...'

Colour display card illustrated with a kookaburra, titled, '...

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
Rectangular enamelled metal sign

Rectangular enamelled metal sign "Post Office"

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Signs
Apply Signs filter
1980
Apply 1980 filter
Red metal pillar box with arched top

Red metal pillar box with arched top

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Postboxes
Apply Postboxes filter
Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
W Taylor Paragon Foundry Pyrmont
Apply W Taylor Paragon Foundry Pyrmont filter
1912
Apply 1912 filter
Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people of all nations'

Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people o...

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Advertising posters
Apply Advertising posters filter
Postmaster General's Department
Apply Postmaster General's Department filter
1959
Apply 1959 filter
Lake Wendouree, Ballarat

Lake Wendouree, Ballarat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Apply Ballarat, Victoria, Australia filter
Flyer detailing a memorial service held in Ballarat for King Edward VII 1910

Flyer detailing a memorial service held in Ballarat for King...

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
Apply Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2 filter
Leaflets
Apply Leaflets filter
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Apply Ballarat, Victoria, Australia filter
King Edward VII
Apply King Edward VII filter
1910
Apply 1910 filter
The government serious about unemployment

The government serious about unemployment

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 1997 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Apply Ballarat, Victoria, Australia filter
Mr John Ditchburn
Apply Mr John Ditchburn filter
1997
Apply 1997 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
Lake Wendouree, Ballarat

Lake Wendouree, Ballarat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Apply Ballarat, Victoria, Australia filter
Sturt St, Ballarat

Sturt St, Ballarat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Apply Ballarat, Victoria, Australia filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
Brown wooden wall telephone with a black plastic handset

Brown wooden wall telephone with a black plastic handset

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Wall telephones
Apply Wall telephones filter
England
Apply England filter
1936
Apply 1936 filter
Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new and dependable methods of communication'

Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new...

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Advertising posters
Apply Advertising posters filter
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Apply Adelaide, South Australia, Australia filter
Postmaster General's Department
Apply Postmaster General's Department filter
1959
Apply 1959 filter
Lake Wendouree, Victoria No. 26

Lake Wendouree, Victoria No. 26

Joyce Knife collection
Apply Joyce Knife collection filter
Cigarette cards
Apply Cigarette cards filter
England
Apply England filter
WD & HO Wills
Apply WD & HO Wills filter
1925
Apply 1925 filter
Gold miner's pick, Ballarat

Gold miner's pick, Ballarat

Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1
Apply Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1 filter
Picks
Apply Picks filter
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Apply Ballarat, Victoria, Australia filter
Snow Scene, Sturt Street, Ballarat. 1905

Snow Scene, Sturt Street, Ballarat. 1905

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
Germany
Apply Germany filter
1905
Apply 1905 filter
The Railway Accident at Sunshine. April 20. 1908. over 40 lives lost

The Railway Accident at Sunshine. April 20. 1908. over 40 li...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
Sunshine, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Apply Sunshine, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
1908
Apply 1908 filter
Poster titled 'School Project Sheet No.1, 'Communications : the telephone'

Poster titled 'School Project Sheet No.1, 'Communications : ...

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Map of South East Asia

Map of South East Asia

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 1999 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Apply Ballarat, Victoria, Australia filter
Mr John Ditchburn
Apply Mr John Ditchburn filter
1999
Apply 1999 filter
White canvas post bag, printed with 'Postmaster General Australia, inaugural flight, Boeing 707 Jet Service, Sydney-Honolulu, 29 July 1959, QANTAS Empire Airways'

White canvas post bag, printed with 'Postmaster General Aust...

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Bags
Apply Bags filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Australia Post
Apply Australia Post filter
1959
Apply 1959 filter
The Gardens, Ballarat

The Gardens, Ballarat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Apply Ballarat, Victoria, Australia filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic 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
Botanic Gardens. Ballarat

Botanic Gardens. Ballarat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Apply Melbourne, Victoria, Australia filter
Miner's safety hook, Ballarat

Miner's safety hook, Ballarat

Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1
Apply Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1 filter
Safety equipment
Apply Safety equipment filter
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Apply Ballarat, Victoria, Australia 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
Post Office, Ballarat

Post Office, Ballarat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
Great Britain
Apply Great Britain filter
The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co.
Apply The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co. 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
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
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
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
Drummond St, Ballarat

Drummond St, Ballarat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Apply Ballarat, Victoria, Australia filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
Letter from James Turner, dated 23 December 1864.

Letter from James Turner, dated 23 December 1864.

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
Apply Bernard Freedman collection no. 1 filter
Personal letters
Apply Personal letters filter
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Apply Ballarat, Victoria, Australia filter
James Turner
Apply James Turner filter
1864
Apply 1864 filter
Etched or engraved commemorative glass made for the Ballarat Federal Exhibition, c.1901

Etched or engraved commemorative glass made for the Ballarat...

Terence Lane collection
Apply Terence Lane collection filter
Commemorative glassware
Apply Commemorative glassware filter
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Apply Ballarat, Victoria, Australia filter
1900
Apply 1900 filter
Along Lake Wendouree, Ballarat

Along Lake Wendouree, Ballarat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
Great Britain
Apply Great Britain filter
Lizard brand ink bottle

Lizard brand ink bottle

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Ink bottles
Apply Ink bottles filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Joplin Manufacturing Co
Apply Joplin Manufacturing Co 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 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 captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
Apply Australia Post Historical collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Load more objects