"Help Australia to help you" - recipe booklet issued by the Australian High Commissioner, London, 1939
The cover of this publicity item leaves no doubt as to the message being sold - the clue is in the appearance of several kangeroos - cooking. For many years Australian prduce was heavily promoted in the UK - organisations such as the Empire Marketing Board pushed the colonial links that made 'foreign' foodstuffs such as soft fruit, butter and other ingredients effectively 'British'. This little cookery booklet was issued by the Australian High Commission in London in 1939 - sadly the supply…
Crate label, "Blue Bird." Sunny Mountain Orange Co. Highgrove, Calif
Crate label, "Blue Bird." Sunny Mountain Orange Co.; Sunny Mountain Ranch; W.O. & H.W. Davis, 100 Barclay St., New York City Distributors; Highgrove, Calif.
1890 Portrait of a man holding up a glass of beer, almost half-length, to right, in working man's clothes. Visit our catalogue to download a hi-res copy or find out more about this image: handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/160976 Want to find more pictures from the State Library of Victoria's collections? guides.slv.vic.gov.au/pictures
Printism - Real art in print
Vintage Portfolio is Australia leading producer of vintage travel posters. These collection designs by James Northfield Australia's best-loved graphic artist of the era.
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