A guide to researching history, players, matches and clubs
Photographs and images of footballers, games and grounds will be found in newspapers, magazines, books and collections of original photographs, and art works including paintings, prints and cartoons. Our Library has a range of images relating to football
Our great game : the photographic history of Australian football edited by John Murray
Wells football cartoons (1923) Samuel Garnet Wells
This exhibition page from State Library Victoria includes information on ephemeral items such as cigarette cards
This is a search for football ephemera holdings at the State Library
A search across Australian libraries using keywords 'football ephemera'
Street Football [art original] Michael Leunig H98.98/1
Victorian footballers 1884 H2000.212/16 George Coulthard, the great 19th century Carlton champion, at centre
Carlton and Collingwood players leap for the football 1970 VFL Grand Final, photo by Rennis Ellis H2010.108/6
Big spoil by Vin Waite over Terry Waters. The 1970 Grand Final was possibly the most iconic of all games with Carlton coming back from 44 points down at half time to record a miraculous 10 point victory.