A Stamp is born

Australia, 1950

Film
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The manufacture of Australian postage stamps; the initial work of artists and master engravers; examination of the first proof copies; the preparation of plates used in the printing processes, the making of special printing inks; inspection of the finished product. The film concludes with views of important postal issues.

Credits

director
production company

Australia Post

Duration

00:10:27:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1950

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

28874

Language

English

Subject categories

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Australia. Postmaster-General's Dept.

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Postage stamps

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Postal service - Australia - History

Crafts & Visual Arts → Artists - Australia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Engraving

Crafts & Visual Arts → Postage stamps

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Printing

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

History → History

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Postage stamps

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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