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Poster captioned 'You can help protect a vital service from disruption by vandals, Adopt a public telephone near your home...'

1999.0013.0021

Poster captioned 'You can help protect a vital service from disruption by vandals, Adopt a public telephone near your home...'

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Physical description

Black, white and red poster depicting a vandalised public telephone box. The caption reads "You can help protect a vital service from disruption by vandals / Adopt a public telephone near your home, check its condition every day, and report any damage to the service difficulties operator."

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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