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Varnished dark wooden writing desk with sloping top

1999.0013.0074

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Varnished dark wooden writing desk with sloping top

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Physical description

Varnished dark wood desk on four legs. It has a sloped writing surface which levels out to a horizontal surface at the top. It is surrounded on three sides by a wooden barrier and divided into two sections.

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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