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Lizard brand ink bottle

1999.0013.0033

Lizard brand ink bottle

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Physical description

Sealed square glass bottle containing ink, with a broken cork.The brand name "Lizard" is printed on the paper label in red and blue and is badly deteriorated. The trade mark "Joplin Manufacturing Co / Sydney / Australia" and "Telegraphic (ink?)" is also printed on the label.

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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