GREETINGS to all EPHEMERISTS. Yes, spring is here. Hooray. Sunshine, flowers, breezes, love, footy finals, the Show, racing. So many things.
Look out for Ephemera Newsletter. Yes, a regular printed quarterly bulletin from the Society to members. … more
Selections from our website library by theme: Australia, snacks, children, kangaroos and birds.
WE CAN ALERT MEMBERS AND WEBSITE USERS TO A GENUINE 50% OFF SALE OF EVERYTHING AT MICK & IRENE STONE'S CAMBERWELL BOOKS. SALE STARTS SATURDAY 30 AUGUST, 10.00 AM.
The shop is being sold, and Mick & Irene are "retiring".
You must come to the shop … [Read more...]
WE LIKE THIS PLAY COVER. IT'S PART OF THE 50% OFF SALE.
Camberwell Books (the shop) is being sold, and Mick & Irene are "retiring".
You must come to the shop to get the discount.
Where: Camberwell Books, 207 Camberwell … [Read more...]
What we collect: letterhead, paper bags..
LETTERHEAD: COLLECTOR BRIAN W WRITES: An integral and important part of every commercial company's 'livery', a letterhead was designed to convey most facets of the business venture. As part of the … [Read more...]
MANY KNOW THAT OUR FOUNDER HONOR GODFREY COLLECTED PAPER BAGS. As we pass another anniversary of the Society's creation - August 1987, here are some recently collected paper bags that Honor might … [Read more...]
All in the head - no need for knitting instructions
Initially knitters did not use pattern books. This was because: they could not read; only traditional patterns local to an area were used; and the knowledge about the necessary number of stitches, … [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...]