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Metal punch featuring the letter

Metal punch featuring the letter "R".

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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Cartoon of Paul Keating pulling a rabbit out of a hat

Cartoon of Paul Keating pulling a rabbit out of a hat

John Shakespeare collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr John Shakespeare
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1992
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Scout's Friend to Animals badge certificate

Scout's Friend to Animals badge certificate

Barry Williams collection
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Certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1942
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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 2. Waratah

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 2. Waratah

Joyce Knife collection
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Matchboxes
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Cremorne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Bryant and May
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1950
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The Evolution of Industrial Relations

The Evolution of Industrial Relations

Lou Dargham collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Lou Dargham
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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Mr Alan Moir
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2004
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Handshake

Handshake

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2005
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Pyle-National brand switch or railway carriage lamp

Pyle-National brand switch or railway carriage lamp

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Lamps
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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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The Pyle-National Company
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1924
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Envelope and letter addressed to Robert Lionel Faithfull, 15 April 1874

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Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Letters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1874
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Chisel

Chisel

John Docker collection
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Chisels
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Sweden
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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De Reszke cigarettes

De Reszke cigarettes

Freida and Lionel Nomchong collection
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Cigarette cases
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London, England
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J Millhoff & Co Ltd
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1950
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Vacola jar

Vacola jar

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Food preserving jars
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Mavis Bridle
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1930
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Jenny calipers

Jenny calipers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Calipers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Cartoon of Malcolm Fraser hitting someone over the head with a roll of paper

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Patrick Cook collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Patrick Cook
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Round clear glass inkwell with a recessed sunburst pattern on the underside

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkwells
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Poster

Poster

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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Two white linen pillow shams

Two white linen pillow shams

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillow shams
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1910
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I've a great weight on my mind

I've a great weight on my mind

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Gate closes on Miners and Opens for the High Techs

Gate closes on Miners and Opens for the High Techs

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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Embroidered handmade doily

Embroidered handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Mr Alan Moir
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2003
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Wooden case for microscope used for the scientific study of algae by phycologist Valerie May

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Valerie Jones collection
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Cases
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Valerie May
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1940
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NZ PM Bolger says Republic Inevitable in New Zealand

NZ PM Bolger says Republic Inevitable in New Zealand

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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New Zealand
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Mr Alan Moir
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1998
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Poster

Poster

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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Natasha and Meg

Natasha and Meg

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mark Cornwall
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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Mr Alan Moir
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2002
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Lantern slide - Chambers Pillar, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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Chambers Pillar, Central Desert, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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The Gap, Watson's Bay

The Gap, Watson's Bay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Gap, Watsons Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1849
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Fish and chips

Fish and chips

Political Humour Competition 1997 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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1996
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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Mr Alan Moir
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2003
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Poster titled 'School Project Sheet No.1, 'Communications : the telephone'

Poster titled 'School Project Sheet No.1, 'Communications : ...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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ALWAYS RIGHT

ALWAYS RIGHT

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Lindsay Foyle
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Costello & Howard Snake

Costello & Howard Snake

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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Mmmm...?

Mmmm...?

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr John Butcher
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Handmade willow clothes peg

Handmade willow clothes peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Mrs One-Eye Brown
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1950
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White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessert dishes
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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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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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CONVENIENT FLAG KIT FOR HYPERACTIVE TYCOONS...

CONVENIENT FLAG KIT FOR HYPERACTIVE TYCOONS...

Roger Lilford and Robbie Swan collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1985
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The times, they are a changin'

The times, they are a changin'

Geoff Pryor collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1991
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Wooden cell door, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Wooden cell door, 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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Cartoon titled 'The Queue Jumper'.

Cartoon titled 'The Queue Jumper'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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2001
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Cartoon of Labor Prime Minister Bob Hawke and United States President Ronald Reagan

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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United States of America
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1984
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No

No "Sorry", Prime Minister?

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