Farm catalogues from a bygone era now sought by National Library – ABC Rural (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

The farm catalogue, which may once have hung behind the dunny door, is now sought after by one of Australia’s major national cultural institutions.The National Library in Canberra is gathering a variety of the catalogues for its ephemera collection.Catherine Aldersey, who grew up on a farm, is responsible for finding the assorted brochures and booklets.She says ephemera is what many would describe today as junk mail and includes catalogues which go back to the very early 1900’s.

via Farm catalogues from a bygone era now sought by National Library – ABC Rural (Australian Broadcasting Corporation).

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