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Child by window, c.1914

Front of the card is a drawing of a young child looking through a window out into the night at a possum in a tree. A teddy bear is on the floor beside the child. Verse inside the card reads "Good Wishes, "Possum, Possum, I won't tell What I saw last night! You were in the apple tree No one knows but you and me" A Rent oul…


Crystal Bowl ex The Wreck of the Scammel

Retrieved from the wreck of the Joseph H. Scammell, this cut glass bowl was manufactured by the French business Saint-Louis, which is still operating today. Created in the 'Brilliant' period, items from this time were made of heavy leaded glass, intricately cut with geometric patterns and prisms.


English Woman's Weekly Dream Book, n.d.

English Woman's Weekly Dream book is a 24 page pamphlet, with missing cover, with drawing and printed text. The subtitle reads "The meaning of our everyday dreams as interpreted for thousands of years by seers and wise men of east and west." Dreams are listed in alphabetical order with meanings and interpretations described.

Family photo, Telford, c.1925

Photo taken in front of house with family in the garden. Father, seated, Mother, right, and three daughters. Back of photo: Handwritten letter from Telford, dated 12/3/1926, to Isabella Cole from her niece, Minnie. Letter includes information on 'terribly dry' conditions 'up here' and the death of a jersey heifer.


Flinders State School, Geelong, c.1910

School students pictured in front of Flinders State School, Geelong. Also known as Matthew Flinders School, it is of architectural significance as an important work of Geelong architects, Backhouse and Reynolds and as one of the finest of the early National schools constructed in Victoria. Group of male and female students in the playground with front of school in the background looking towards Fenwick Street.

Geelong & Barwon Heads Motor Service and Royal Mail delivery van, c.1925

Female driver and passenger in a motor vehicle outside a residence. The delivery van has canvas sides and is possibly towing a canvas covered trailer. Signage is 'Geelong & Barwon Heads Motor Service' along the side of the roof, and 'Royal Mail Barwon Heads' across the front of the roof. The vehicle is on a road in front of a weatherboard house with a picket fence. Large trees are in the background.


Geelong City Junior Band, c.1913

Geelong City Junior Band members with their instruments in front of grandstand. Thirty nine males are seated and standing dressed in dark suits and hats holding trumpets, trombones and tubas with two large drums in the foreground. Many people are seated and standing in the grandstand in the background. Photographer W. H. Watts.


Gilseal Service photo wallet, c.1930

Opening photo wallet of two internal side pockets, stitched together at top and bottom. Front cover advertising Kodak Prints from Gilseal Service Developing and printing in red, black and beige. Including Gilseal seal from Federated Pharmaceutical Service Guild of Australia. Inner pockets advertising Kodak Verichrome Film, Super-XX Film and Special Panchromatic Service. Back cover in red, black and beige advertising Kodak Films, made in Australia.

Holdsworth family, c.1900

Three members of the Holdsworth family standing in front of a canvas tent outdoors. Older female identified as Mrs. Holdsworth senior standing next to J.H.B . (John Henry Beard?) Holdsworth. In the foreground is a young boy believed to be Newton Charlton Holdsworth.


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