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Opossum

1986.0117.4180

Object information

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Type

Collection

Dimensions

W 138mm x H 88mm

Material

Physical Description

A colour postcard featuring an image of an opossum crouching on a tree branch. Underneath the image is the artists signature, along with printed text which reads "AUSTRALIAN FAUNA / OPOSSUM." On the back is printed the Australian coat of arms and text which reads "Be sure and see the Australian Pavillion at the British Empire Exhibition at Wembley in 1924. / Australia is spending (pounds)300,000 on it."

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