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Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history and development'

1999.0013.0006

Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history and development'

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Physical description

Colour poster titled "The Sydney Morning Herald / Australia / history and development". It has a blue background with a predominantly pink map of Australia with pictures depicting significant Australian historical events. Lists of notable historical dates for each state surround the map.

Statement of significance

This collection consists of 87 items from the New South Wales historical section of Australia Post. The items range from furnishings that were used for the opening of the Sydney GPO in 1874 to telephones, signs, posters, and postal boxes. The material covers a period of over one hundred years of postal service in Australia.

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