Robin Whittle's Show-and-Tell

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Robin Whittle  26 October 2022

A little eclectic on-line museum. 
Directory Last update Description
easter-camp/ 1999 09 16 A marvelous hand-illustrated invitation to a Christian girl's camp, from the 1950s or 60s.
photos-postcards-1/ 1999 09 16 Various old pictures and postcards.
nature-study/ 1999 09 16 A beautiful colour photograph of a fine young woman taken in 1913, from the 1913-14 Penrose Annual of printing processes.
valentines-cards/ 2000 01 28 Five Valentines Day cards from Pennsylvania in1910-1915.  Extraordinary ~12 colour German printing.
stamps-1/ 2000 04 27 A 25 stamp sheet: Faces of Australia.
little-franklin/ 2000 10 01 Mountain ash and temperate rainforest in South Gippsland, Victoria.
beachgirl/ 2010 11 28 The Sun Beachgirl Quest, in the late 1940s or early 1950s.  Miss Frankston and other images added in November 2010.
2002 03 16
Rag-doll Christmas angel, and an angel Waverley Cemetery in Sydney.
2005 11 11
How Radio Frequency ID tagging technology and careful surveillance of citizens protects us all.
2006 08 02
Green ants build a nest in the leaves of a mangrove in Far Northern Queensland's Daintree Rainforest.
2010 11 28
An intriguing plastic tube cutter from the 1960s, and a photo of some handbags and other items made with thousands of tubular beads cut, by hand, from flame-polished plastic tubing.
2015 03 03
Photos of the Nullarbor Plain and Bunda Cliffs on the western coast of South Australia.
2022 10 26
Gang Gang cockatoos in Daylesford in 2016.  They look so cheereful!