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Silver snuff box, 1835

This is a large silver snuff box attributed to Joseph Forrester (1805-?) of Hobart, Tasmania. The hinged cover is embossed with a scene of Sydney Harbour, showing stacked bales of wool, two barrels and a three-masted ship at a wharf on the left and a paddle steamer on the water in the centre. In the foreground are grasses, ...


Chinese tobacco workers, 1904-17

This is a black-and-white photograph from a silver gelatin dry-plate glass negative titled 'Harvesting Tobacco'. It was produced by the studio of Charles Kerry and Co, Sydney. The description of the image by the Powerhouse Museum states that the photograph was possibly taken in the Tumut area of New South Wales. Three Chinese ...

Interactive Resource

The Smoky Case App

This is a game application for mobile devices that consolidates tobacco education messages.The resource supports learning about the physical, cosmetic and social effects of smoking, what’s in a cigarette and the benefits of being a non-smoker. It contains 4 games in which the player can discover why smoking is unhealthy ...