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Cartoon depicting a man standing in a doctor's office with his shirt off

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Clarrie King collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Clarrie King
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1970
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Cartoon of Malcolm Fraser at a microphone saying, 'Ours is A PARTY OF GROWTH...

Cartoon of Malcolm Fraser at a microphone saying, 'Ours is A...

Patrick Cook collection
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Mr Patrick Cook
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Rodney

Rodney

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Mark Lynch
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JOHN ELLIOT

JOHN ELLIOT

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Mr Lindsay Foyle
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Cartoon titled 'Queensland's First Brothel'.

Cartoon titled 'Queensland's First Brothel'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sean Leahy
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2001
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NT Justice Sweeps Lindy under the Rock

NT Justice Sweeps Lindy under the Rock

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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Packer and Murdoch on Hawke's Knee

Packer and Murdoch on Hawke's Knee

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1985
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The Legal System

The Legal System

Judy Horacek collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1999
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That'll Be the Phone : Telstra in the Bush

That'll Be the Phone : Telstra in the Bush

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1998
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Quasimodo Colston

Quasimodo Colston

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1997
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Poster -

Poster - "Childcare is a Union Issue"

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Cartoon of Malcolm Fraser saying 'MAINTAIN' and Gough Whitlam saying '...THE AGE!!'

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Warren Brown collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Warren Brown
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1992
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Boomerang

Boomerang

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Colour caricature of a jockey, standing at the Finish Line on a hobby horse called 'Shank's Pony'

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John Rogers collection
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John Rogers
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1973
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Handmade white linen cross-shaped table centre with a fancywork design of daisies

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Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Sand Castles

Sand Castles

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Cathy Wilcox
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1999
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It Won't Last Long and it Won't be Missed

It Won't Last Long and it Won't be Missed

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Peter Sheehan
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1998
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Campaign camouflage

Campaign camouflage

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Mr Simon Letch
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Don't Mention the Royals

Don't Mention the Royals

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sean Leahy
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1999
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Did They Beat The Drum Slowly As They Lowered You Down? by Ellen Jose

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Ellen Jose collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ms Ellen Jose
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1992
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Metal punch featuring the number

Metal punch featuring the number "1"

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Punches
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Black plastic wall telephone

Black plastic wall telephone

Australia Post Historical collection
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Wall telephones
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1945
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Voting Intentions

Voting Intentions

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Harry Bruce
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1999
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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with '50th anniversary air mail covers re-enactment flight first official air mail Australia - New Zealand 1934-1984...11th April 1984'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Stephen Stanley collection
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Stephen E. Stanley
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1987
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Hero of the Waterfront

Hero of the Waterfront

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Mr Dean Alston
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1995
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Shifting spanner

Shifting spanner

Phillip Porta collection
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Wrenches
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Adelong, New South Wales, Australia
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John H. Gillman
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1850
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Poster -

Poster - "African National Congress"

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Government brought to book

Government brought to book

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1996
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Adze used by Rolfe Bridle

Adze used by Rolfe Bridle

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Adzes
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Rolfe Bridle
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1900
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Sergeant V Barlow at Birdsville Races

Sergeant V Barlow at Birdsville Races

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Birdsville, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1953
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Hills Hoist rotary clothesline display model

Hills Hoist rotary clothesline display model

Jim Jackson collection
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Small scale models
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South Australia, Australia
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Hills Industries Ltd
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1950
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Out of ANZUS

Out of ANZUS

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Australia, New Zealand, United States Security Treaty
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1951
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Guthega Dam under construction, 1953

Guthega Dam under construction, 1953

Snowy Scheme - Christine Filiamundi collection
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Photographs
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Munyang, Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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John P. Williamson
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1953
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Single-furrow horse-drawn plough used by experimental wheat breeder William Farrer

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Barbara Tong collection
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Ploughs
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Lambrigg Station, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1880
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Cartoon depicting a man running through tall grass yelling

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Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Vane Lindesay
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1987
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Commercial cast iron tobacco cutter for chopping plug tobacco

Commercial cast iron tobacco cutter for chopping plug tobacc...

Suncoast Pioneer Village collection
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Tobacco cutters
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Bli Bli, Queensland, Australia
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Suncoast Pioneer Village
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1850
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Ah, here comes the Foreign Investment team now!

Ah, here comes the Foreign Investment team now!

Bruce Petty collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Bruce Petty
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Cover for play 'Ruth and Naomi' performed by children at North Albury NSW in 1953

Cover for play 'Ruth and Naomi' performed by children at Nor...

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Ink drawings
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Albury, New South Wales, Australia
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1953
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Cartoon of Bob Hawke, John Howard, Andrew Peacock, Ian Sinclair, Joh Bjelke-Petersen and a couple in bed

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Patrick Cook collection
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Mr Patrick Cook
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Where do parties fit into it

Where do parties fit into it

Judy Horacek collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1985
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Gunnedah P A & H Association 1891 'Pencil Drawing'

Gunnedah P A & H Association 1891 'Pencil Drawing'

David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1891
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Dessert spoon

Dessert spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessertspoons
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Black felt bowler hat for horse riding

Black felt bowler hat for horse riding

Colledge Family collection
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Bowler hats
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England
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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North Beach Wollongong NSW

North Beach Wollongong NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ramsay Photo Works Pty Ltd
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1950
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Dustpan