Tag: collection

  • Museum wins IMAGinE 2021 award

    Museum wins IMAGinE 2021 award

    We are proud to announce that the Museum has just received an IMAGinE award for its online exhibition “ILLUMINATED: The Art of Children’s Book Illustration”. The annual IMAGinE awards are run by Museums and Galleries NSW and reward innovation and creativity in museums, galleries and cultural centres. ILLUMINATED received a Highly Commended award in the […]

  • Inside Our Museum – Cigarette Cards c.1917

    Inside Our Museum – Cigarette Cards c.1917

    Cigarette and trade cards were a form of advertising card issued between the 19th century to the present day to promote goods or services. They were often distributed by merchants or enclosed with products such as bread, cigarettes, coffee and chocolate. Cards often bear the sellers or product name and a pictorial representation of the […]