This is the snap that I took of the war memorial on that wet and grey ANZAC centenary in 2015. (Not a great photo but I liked having the people in it to show how bleak a day it was!) Our PMHPS red and blue flowers can be seen. My Dad served in the air force in WWII (he was a warrant officer in 24 Squadron and worked mostly as a rear gunner but … [Read More...]
From the Collection - Port Melbourne Festival Posters (various catalogue nos)
A selection of posters from the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s promoting the Port Melbourne Festival
Port has a long-standing tradition of an annual community festival usually held over a weekend in summer. At times it has been held in JL Murphy Reserve, Bay Street and … [Read More...]
To celebrate the resurrection of the 1925 J Kitchen & Sons administration building in Ingles Street through its redevelopment as apartments as part of the Channel 9 television series The Block, we have produced a set of six postcards featuring historic images of Kitchens and two of their iconic products, Velvet Soap and Solvol.
The six … [Read More...]