This collection of archives focuses on the theme of consumerism in Sydney during WWI. These items were on display as part of our Call to Arms exhibition.
Interior of fish depot, Newtown. From NRS4481, MS3656P.
Cigarettes for soldiers, 1914. From NRS 905 [5/7260 letter 14/1812].
Advertisements from The Soldier magazine. From NRS 12060 [9/4737 letter B16-5631, p.28].
Advertisement for Capstan tobacco. From NRS 12060 [9/4728 letter A16-1042, p.016].
Advertisement for Ovaltine, 1915. From NRS 905 [5/7347 letter 15/25633_Ovaltine].
Advertisement for Hay Fever Time. From NRS 905 [5/7347 letter 15/25633, Hay-fever].
Interior of a cottage in Dacey Garden suburb, 1914. Digital ID 5225_a018_a018000034
Advertisement for Burberry coat, 1915. From NRS 905 [5/7347 letter 15/25633_Burberry].
Advertisements for boots and corsets, 1915. From NRS 905 [5/7347 letter 15/25633, p.ix].
Advertisement for furniture at David Jones, from The Pastoral Review, 15 August 1915. From NRS 12060 [9/4696 letter 15/729, Pastoral Review, inside back cover].