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Jun 2017

Graham Kennedy candle

One of the most unusual Graham Kennedy items in our collection is a candle in the shape of his head.

Maryanne Doyle
Object

The magical Kinora

The NFSA has recently acquired a Kinora 'flipper viewer', manufactured in England in 1901.

Jenny Gall
Object
Sep 2016

Story of a homemade TV

Television is celebrating 60 years in Australia this week. Did you know that in TV’s early days, a number of talented people built their own TV sets at home?

Jenny Gall
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Television
Jan 2016

The Johnny O'Keefe scrapbooks

Curator Tamara Osicka on the secrets contained in the scrapbooks created by Johnny O'Keefe's mother Thelma.

Tamara Osicka
Documents
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Photographs
Apr 2013

The life of objects

In Wellington, New Zealand, Audiovisual Conservation Assistant Kerry Yates found that objects and artefacts have a life of their own.

Kerry Yates
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Photographs