GREETINGS to all EPHEMERISTS. Yes, spring is here. Hooray. Sunshine, flowers, breezes, love, footy finals, the Show, racing. So many things.
The next show and tell gathering is on Friday 14 November 2014 at 6.30 pm at the Camberwell Library … more
Read about and see SPRING ephemera – father’s day, love, flowers,footy, racing carnival (see our stories)
YOU MAY RECALL THAT JAMES SOUGHT HELP VIA THIS WEBSITE; HE WAS LOOKING FOR JAYCEE DIARIES.
James advises that:
Some great news! I am now the proud owner of a 1979 edition of the ‘Australian Pictorial Diary’.
I persisted with my queries of the … [Read more...]
FOOTBALL IS OVER FOR ANOTHER YEAR. Plenty of interesting ephemera from past years to collect.
Here are some finds blowing around the MCG park and even across the road beyond the Hilton.
For the hungry
Is it really football without a pie?
We found: … [Read more...]
What we collect – pop up books, blotters, badges, footy, postcards, letterhead, paper bags..
CORRIE ALLEGRO'S FINE COLLECTION OF POP UP BOOKS WAS ON DISPLAY AT THE RECENT BOOK COLLECTORS' MEETING. Here are some photographs, apologies about the quality. Next time, come and see the real … [Read more...]
MORE BLOTTERS: THIS TIME AIMED AT MEN.
The images are attributed to Walter Jardine, commercial illustrator. We like the scenes from the beach and home.
Jardine did a series of … [Read more...]
WITH A PRIME MINISTER'S DEATH IN MIND, WE LOOK AT SOME OTHER EPHEMERA FROM THAT PART OF THE COLLECTING WORLD.
This is a photograph of the scale model. It shows the two curved walls unifying the two chambers, surrounded by offices, and with a … [Read more...]
IT'S TIME TO THINK ABOUT POLITICAL EPHEMERA, WE SHARE A QUOTE AND LINK TO A STORY WRITTEN BY JAMES COCKINGTON IN 2007:
The most memorable of recent times is the 1972 "It's time" campaign, which was given much credit for Gough Whitlam's storming … [Read more...]