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One object, many stories: matchbox labels

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9 Nov 2017

Take a closer look at the striking commercial art of mid-20th-century matchbox labels. These labels beautifully and intricately depict the popular culture and fashion of the time.

The State Library houses two million books, pictures, documents, maps and artefacts from across the ages. Come and discover their stories.

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