National Archives of Australia

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Archives vintage: the good wife

Issue 7 August 2012

How do you measure up as a 'good wife'? We take a look back at expectations of wives in 1950s Australia, as represented in the Archives' photographic collection. Continue reading

What a gem! Enemy property: café noir, dolly pink and chin-chin blue

Issue 5 January 2012

Why was a beautiful colour swatch card from 1928 considered enemy property during World War II? Continue reading