GREETINGS to all Ephemerists: yes, the winter months are full of interesting times for collectors.
The next show and tell gathering is on Friday 15 August 2014 at 6.30 pm at the Camberwell Library Community Rooms 1 and 2. The next Collectables … more
Selections from our website library by theme: Australia, snacks, children, kangaroos and birds.
THE AGE REPORTED TODAY, 29 July 2014,that a Melbourne comic book shop, All Star Comics, in Lonsdale Street has been recognised as best comic book shop in the world at the 26th annual Eisner Awards in San Diego, California. The honour was shared with a shop in … [Read more...]
LOOKING FOR BOOKS, BUT FOUND SOME INTERESTING MORE EPHEMERAL ITEMS.
This is a tip for members and subscribers to our website - somewhat unusually Corner Lamp Books, 36 Station Street, Moorabbin, Victoria, has 6 boxes of ephemera (Australian and English). … [Read more...]
What we collect: food, footy…
LIKE EVERY ORGANISATION WE ARE INTERESTED IN THE YOUNG, THE NEW AUDIENCE. Not only does ESA collect ephemera, it also tries to collect young members. Are there young collectors out there? There used … [Read more...]
ESA MEMBER MARK BENBOW IS WRITING A HISTORY OF FOWLER'S VACOLA [AUSTRALIA] AND GEO FOWLER, LEE & CO [UK].
HE EXPLAINS HOW HE GOT INTERESTED; WHAT HE KNOWS; WHAT HE IS LOOKING FOR.
We asked … [Read more...]
SHOPKEEPERS LEFT THEIR COUNTERS AND CUSTOMERS THEIR PURCHASES to flock to the doorways to see the first motor 'bus they had ever cast eyes upon. The crowd in Hopkins-street gazed open-mouthed, as with the eight mile gear running we wended our … [Read more...]
SCIENTISTS HAVE RECENTLY ADVISED US OF SOMETHING WE ALL KNEW - WE NEED A DOSE OF SUNSHINE EVEN IN WINTER.
The Great Barrier Reef
Where to stay … [Read more...]