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Australia: Victoria and Tasmania Map (1935)

By |April 26th, 2016|

Stamps of Australia: Three Bridges (2016)

By |March 22nd, 2016|

Post Offices of Victoria: Dandenong (1916)

By |February 17th, 2016|

This photograph shows the Post Office in Lonsdale Street, Dandenong in Victoria, Australia, as it was in 1916.

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.