The Stamp Collector

Australia, 1983

Film
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This compilation program includes two films on stamps in the Australian and Pacific regions. “Pictures that Post” looks at the objects and artworks which have made their way onto our postage stamps. “A Fragile Piece of History” documents the final re-enactment of the tin can mail delivery in the Tongan islands.

Credits

director
Duration

00:38:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1983

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

36031

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Tonga Islands - Social life and customs

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Postage stamps

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Postal service

Crafts & Visual Arts → Postage stamps

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Postage stamps

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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