Holden 48-215, FX, 1950
The first motor car to be massproduced in Australia and has come to represent the growing confidence of Australia in the post-1945 world where the new consumer driven economy led to massive changes for Australians and their urban environment as rising prosperity and car ownership allowed new housing, shopping, leisure and working opportunities.
Ben Chifleyâ€™s Smoke Pipe
Bob Hawke examines Ben Chifleyâ€™s pipe and pipestand
Hexagonal-shaped smoking pipe bowl, carved from dark wood used by Ben Chifley located at National Museum Australia.
LNER Class A4 4468 Mallard
London and North Eastern Railway Class A4 4-6-2 Pacific steam locomotive built in 1938.
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