GREETINGS to all EPHEMERISTS. Our next activity is our Ephemera and Collectables' Fair on Sunday 15 November 2015, 9.15 entry for members (10 am for general public), at the Parkview Room in the Camberwell Civic Centre (Vic).
If you are interested … more
Leafing through our library of ephemera
Collectors & collections
HERE IS A LOVELY ADVERTISING IDEA FROM 1937. The Australian Aviation Schools (Victorian Branch) had a lovely idea about how to advertise services in Melbourne.
The aviation school, and its parent company a radio engineering school, were Sydney based … [Read more...]
THE AGRICULTURAL SHOWS ARE A MIX OF CONTINUITY AND EPHEMERA; LOTS OF TRADITION AND LOTS OF DELIBERATELY SHORT-LIVED EXPERIENCES AND PUBLICATIONS.
Historian Kate Darian-Smith writes about the Royal Melbourne Show in eMelbourne:
Agricultural societies, based … [Read more...]
Ephemera/records of history
ART DECO POSTCARDS FOR POST MELBOURNE BISCUIT FACTORY, ESA member Pat Grainger, Secretary, Port Melbourne Historical and Preservation Society reports:
A set of Art Deco period Italian postcards … [Read more...]
'MANY OF THE [STATE LIBRARY'S] MOST UNIQUE COLLECTIONS ARE THE LIFETIME WORK OF A NUMBER OF INDIVIDUALS OR ORGANISATIONS'. So says the State Library of Victoria in its Collections and Content Strategy … [Read more...]
SWAP CARDS, TOYS, POSTCARDS, BADGES, BUTTONS AND OTHER COLLECTABLES - for those who don't want to go to the footy. Head down to Geelong. … [Read more...]
HARD TO IMAGINE THAT CRICKET EPHEMERA FOR THE SOON TO RETIRE MICHAEL CLARKE WILL BE WORTH MUCH IN THE FUTURE. Are we wrong?
Michael Clarke made his first class debut for New South Wales as a seventeen-year-old in the 1999–2000 Sheffield … [Read more...]