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The muddle-headed wombat

The muddle-headed wombat

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Stephen Stanley collection
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Cartoons
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Stephen E. Stanley
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1987
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Clinton

Clinton

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Dean Alston
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1998
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Heffernan

Heffernan

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Mr Oliver Watts
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Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people of all nations'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Red metal pillar box with an arched top

Red metal pillar box with an arched top

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1912
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Crash Dummy

Crash Dummy

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Lewis
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One Notion

One Notion

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Allison
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1998
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War Gods

War Gods

Stuart Peterson collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Archibald S. Peterson
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1944
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Woven split cane bicornual [bicornuate] basket made in the Cairns district

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JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Baskets
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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Embroidered table centre showing delicate richelieu cutwork

Embroidered table centre showing delicate richelieu cutwork

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Malvern, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Elliot
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1943
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Shovel

Shovel

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Shovels
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Savage Co Ltd
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1930
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If I'd been born a Palestinian

If I'd been born a Palestinian

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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1998
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Folding knife blade

Folding knife blade

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Knife blades
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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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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Rio Tinto can teach us how to climb out of that Hole

Rio Tinto can teach us how to climb out of that Hole

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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1998
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Paved area leading to cells Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Paved area leading to cells Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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The public thinks

The public thinks

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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High Five

High Five

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Dean Alston
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1999
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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England
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Small cream coiled open weave plastic 'crinoline' hat

Small cream coiled open weave plastic 'crinoline' hat

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Hats
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1940
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Colour illustration of the Australian states on a United States of America map

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Roger Lilford and Robbie Swan collection
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Cartoons
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Australia
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Mary Leunig
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1985
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Were you told this wasn't true?!!

Were you told this wasn't true?!!

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Operation Endless Aggro

Operation Endless Aggro

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Steven Moore
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Victory Cigars

Victory Cigars

Political Humour Competition 1999 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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1999
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Cartoon titled 'Kiss My... Baby'.

Cartoon titled 'Kiss My... Baby'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Matt Golding
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2001
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DEMOC -  RATS

DEMOC - RATS

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Harry Bruce
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The Beginning...Thud...The End

The Beginning...Thud...The End

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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Petrol ration ticket

Petrol ration ticket

Irene Kopievsky Ben Chifley Tie collection
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Ration cards
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Australia
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Commonwealth Liquid Fuel Control Board
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1940
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Have we got anything to offer women...?

Have we got anything to offer women...?

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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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 am woman hear me roar

I am woman hear me roar

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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The misadventures of the O'Whidn clan

The misadventures of the O'Whidn clan

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Bottom of the Harbour

Bottom of the Harbour

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1982
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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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1993
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Pauline Hanson, the brunette look

Pauline Hanson, the brunette look

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Matt Golding
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1997
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Becoming a Fischer of Men

Becoming a Fischer of Men

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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1998
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Tax Cuts

Tax Cuts

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1999
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Iraq has defied the U.N.!

Iraq has defied the U.N.!

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Circular button brooch of gold-coloured metal, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Jump 1

Jump 1

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Souvenir brown glass disc with etched three leaf clover pattern and fragments of opal

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Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Commemorative glassware
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Australia
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Mr Leopold 'Leo' Steger
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1939
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Here comes another asylum seeker

Here comes another asylum seeker

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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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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