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Sketches at the Melbourne General Post Office (1887)

By |January 29th, 2016|

RMS Oroya (c.1892)

By |December 22nd, 2015|

Map of Australasia (1923)

By |December 6th, 2015|

This map published by Shepherd shows Australasia, as it was in 1923.

Postcard of SS Ormiston (c.1929)

By |November 24th, 2015|


Post Offices of Australia: Hamilton Victoria (c.1914)

By |November 12th, 2015|


Delivering the Mail on the Omeo-Bruthen road at Ensay, Victoria (1900)

By |November 10th, 2015|


History of the Post: Mystery of the “Madagascar”

By |November 8th, 2015|


Sheffield Post Office, Tasmania 7306 (2014)

By |November 7th, 2015|


Spencer Street, Melbourne Postal Van & Employees (1974)

By |October 25th, 2015|


Stamps of Australia: History of Bicycle Design (2015)

By |October 13th, 2015|

This issue Australian Post focuses on bike design from the late 19th century to 2015 through four examples, with each bike shown manufactured in this country. They are a Bassett & Co. penny-farthing (1888), a Sutherland ladies’ safety bike (c.

Post Offices of Victoria:Torquay (c.1954)

By |October 2nd, 2015|

Capturefile: D:glass neg rawsbox 264rg005761.tifCaptureSN: CC001681.037867Software: Capture One PRO for Windows This postcard shows the former Torquay Post Office in Victoria, Australia in about 1954. Torquay is an extremely popular surfing resort, near the famed Bells Beach. Image courtesy of the State Library of Victoria.

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Post offices of Victoria: Dromana (c.1935)

By |September 30th, 2015|

Capturefile: D:glass neg rawsbox 45rg000980.tifCaptureSN: CC001681.019655Software: Capture One PRO for Windows This potcard shows the main road and Dromana Post office in Victoria, Australia in about 1935. Dromana, then as now, is a popular seaside holiday resort. Courtesy State library of Victoria.

Post Offices of Australia: Summer Hill, New South Wales

By |September 16th, 2015|

This image shows the former Summer Hill Post Office. Summer Hill is a suburb of Sydney. The building is now Heritage Classified.

Post Offices of New South Wales: Sydney (1890)

By |September 15th, 2015|

This historic photograph shows the General Post Office in Sydney New South Wales, as it was in 1890.

Post offices of Victoria: Murchison (1959)

By |September 3rd, 2015|

This photograph shows the Post Office at Murchison in north-eastern Victoria, Australia in 1959. Courtesy of the State Library of Victoria.