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Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the centre

1999.0013.0037

Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the centre

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Physical description

Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the centre. It has a wide groove across the front and two narrow ones on the left and right side.

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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