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What's up with Potamus?!

What's up with Potamus?!

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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You Scratch My Back

You Scratch My Back

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Ian R. Sharpe
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1988
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Cartoon of two swagman and a kangaroo

Cartoon of two swagman and a kangaroo

Jeffrey Frith collection
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Cartoons
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Suita, Osaka, Japan
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Mr Jeffrey Frith
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1968
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Banana Lounge

Banana Lounge

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Dean Alston
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1995
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Volume 2, 1873-6, Educational collections of Australian plants

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Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Books
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1875
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Cartoon of Philippines presidential candidate Cory Aquino running alongside a tank being driven by President Ferdinand Marcos

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Philippines
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1985
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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1930
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I think you've cut something important

I think you've cut something important

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1997
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GST - it would never happen

GST - it would never happen

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mark Cornwall
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1999
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Metal rule

Metal rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1930
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Thoroughbrace Coach used by the Nowland family, with accessories, trunk, spanner and jack

Thoroughbrace Coach used by the Nowland family, with accesso...

Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 1
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Horse drawn coaches
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Concord, New Hampshire, United States of America
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Abbott-Downing Company
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1854
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Cartoon titled 'Secret Men's Business'.

Cartoon titled 'Secret Men's Business'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Alan Moir
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2001
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Scout Master George Newman from 1st Surry Hills Troop and Barry Williams, Garry Wilson and Cliff Baldock

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Barry Williams collection
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Photographs
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Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1942
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Interest Rates

Interest Rates

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2004
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Cartoon titled 'Fees and Charges'.

Cartoon titled 'Fees and Charges'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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