There were many trade marks registered during World War I, and as products were endorsed by the brave men of ANZAC, businesses were able to leverage this for commercial gain.
A range of designs were registered during World War I from quirky children’s toys, to patriotic badges and buttons, medallions of hope for peace and tokens of remembrance.
Faced with the reality of World War I, some Australians channelled their energies toward devising innovative solutions to aid the war effort.
The Alexander was the largest and most notorious convict transport in the First Fleet. During its eight-month voyage to Botany Bay in 1787–88, it carried 25–33 crew and 195 of ‘ye worst of land-lubbers’.
The 350-ton barque Prince of Wales was the last ship to join the First Fleet on its epic voyage to Botany Bay in 1787–88.