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

1999.0013.0024

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

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Physical description

Black, white and blue poster titled "Communications : the telephone". Text in the centre describes the invention and development of the telephone, and is surrounded by pictures of Alexander Graham Bell and various models of telephones.

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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