GREETINGS to all EPHEMERISTS. Our next activity is our Show & Tell meeting on Friday 31 July 2015, 6:30–8:30pm, at the Camberwell Library meeting rooms in the Camberwell Civic Centre (Vic).
The next Collectables & Ephemera Fair is on … more
Leafing through our library of ephemera
Collectors & collections
AS PROMISED HERE ARE SOME MORE LOVELY ART DECO ERA TRAVEL ITEMS FROM AJAY'S COLLECTION. This time we focus on hotel ephemera.
Spectacular with a small colour range. The image is 'off centre' whereas symmetry is a strong feature of some of the other … [Read more...]
HOLIDAY TIME IN THE 1920s & 30s; THANKS TO ESA MEMBER AJAY FOR ACCESS TO THESE ART DECO TRAVEL BROCHURES, LABELS AND MENUS.
If not to Tasmania, where might one go?
When one travels, one by necessity collects luggage labels.
This is an example … [Read more...]
Our friends in the collecting world
'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...]
THERE ARE LOTS OF WAYS OF SEEING PART of this vast collection of Victorian government records including from home.
Here is a link to a selection of their art deco travel posters.
You can visit … [Read more...]
We had a great get together at the annual Ephemera Symposium on 13 June 2015.
This year our symposium organizer, Ed Jewel, has spared no expense to bring us a stellar line up of presenters: Collectors of Beatles (Graeme Dickenson) told us about … [Read more...]
EXHIBITION IN PERTH: BOUNCE DOWN EXPLORES 100 YEARS OF AUSTRALIAN WOMEN'S FOOTBALL in Western Australia and beyond. Beginning in Perth in 1915 the women’s game started as a war time fundraiser.
By 1955 women’s games had been played in more … [Read more...]