The postal system has always played an important part in everyone’s life and this exhibition covers many areas that relate to the post office in Queensland. It includes the following areas: History of the General Post Office in Queensland with Timeline, Trans-Atlantic Cable, The Electric Telegraph, Cobb and Co, The Telephone, Post Office in WWII and Decimal Currency.
The exhibition comes to life through beautiful black and white photographs of past and present Post Offices, objects such as scales, medals, stamps, stationery, weights, coins, text, and every interesting posters from the past.
The exhibition has been researched and curated by Janice Hess, Hon. Museum Curator and Robyn Stephensen, Assistant Exhibitions Curator. The poster was designed by Megan Hess, Illustrator, Melbourne.