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State Entertainments - Melbourne and Sydney

State Entertainments - Melbourne and Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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WTP
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Narrow red cardboard box containing seven paper items

Narrow red cardboard box containing seven paper items

Australia Post Historical collection
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Display boxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1978
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Woman's hat made of dark green velvet and surrounded by ostrich feathers

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Hats
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United States of America
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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'

Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with '50th anniversary air m...

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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Australia Post No.2 white canvas post bag, 1981

Australia Post No.2 white canvas post bag, 1981

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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1981
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Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1986

Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1986

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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1986
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Leaflet Why Star Wars menaces world peace and stability

Leaflet Why Star Wars menaces world peace and stability

Scientists Against Nuclear Arms collection
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Leaflets
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New South Wales, Australia
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Scientists Against Nuclear Arms (Australia)
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1985
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Porcelain bottle in the form of a kangaroo, issued by the Jim Beam Distillery in 1977

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Terence Lane collection
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Promotional material
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United States of America
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R C Hillier Regal China Corporation
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1977
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One page leaflet entitled SANA Information North-West Cape and Nurrungar

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Scientists Against Nuclear Arms collection
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Leaflets
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North West Cape, Western Australia, Australia
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Scientists Against Nuclear Arms (Australia)
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1986
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Box for Postmaster's Display Kit No. 3

Box for Postmaster's Display Kit No. 3

Australia Post Historical collection
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Display boxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1978
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Cheer Up Society of South Australia, America Day, fundraising badge

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Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1914
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Keating between speeding cars

Keating between speeding cars

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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United States of America
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Mr Alan Moir
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Set of nine metal weights

Set of nine metal weights

Australia Post Historical collection
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Weights
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Slick Willy's Women

Slick Willy's Women

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sean Leahy
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1998
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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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Nova Peris' Official Australian Ceremonial Tracksuit trousers from Sydney 2000 Olympic Games

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Nova Peris collection
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Sports clothing
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United States of America
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Nova Peris
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2000
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Poster styled as a movie advertisement with an image from the movie 'Gallipoli'

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General Palestinian Delegation collection
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Posters
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Australian National University, Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital...
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Palestine Liberation Organisation
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1987
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'California' Flag ship American Navy, going up Sydney Harbour 23/7/25.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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United States Navy
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1925
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Roneo Neopost Model 105 Postal Franking Machine No.RNX 3029

Roneo Neopost Model 105 Postal Franking Machine No.RNX 3029

Australia Post Historical collection
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Franking machines
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Richmond, Surrey, England
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Roneo Neopost Ltd
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1969
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Close the U.S bases

Close the U.S bases

Movement Against Uranium Mining collection
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Movement Against Uranium Mining
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1987
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Cartoon of a koala holding two missiles in front of an American flag

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Roger Lilford and Robbie Swan collection
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United States of America
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1985
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Town Hall and Exhibition Building Melbourne

Town Hall and Exhibition Building Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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WTP
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British MkIII Pattern 1944 military steel helmet painted with the Trotskyist slogan 'OUT NOW', adopted to protest the Vietnam War

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Paul Bridges collection
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Military helmets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Paul Bridges
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1944
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Wooden box containing phonograph attachments used by anthropologist AP Elkin in 1927

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Macleay Museum collection
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Audio equipment accessories
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United States of America
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Thomas A Edison Inc
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1906
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Hammond brand Multiplex typewriter with removable cover

Hammond brand Multiplex typewriter with removable cover

National Library of Australia collection
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Typewriters
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United States of America
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Hammond Typewriter Company
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Cheer Up Society of South Australia, America Day - Victory 1918, fundraising badge

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Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1918
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P.M.G. Salter's spring balance, used to weigh large letters and small parcels

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Spring balances
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England
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Salter Scales
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Needle-Art Autumn 1924

Needle-Art Autumn 1924

Muriel Kelly collection
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Magazines
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United States of America
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1924
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Black and white photograph of people on either side of the fence dividing East and West Berlin, 1961

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Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Berlin, Germany
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1961
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US cold feet may send chill through new privatisation

US cold feet may send chill through new privatisation

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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Brown wooden wall telephone with a black plastic handset

Brown wooden wall telephone with a black plastic handset

Australia Post Historical collection
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Wall telephones
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England
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1936
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Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the centre

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkstands
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Don't mix stars with wars

Don't mix stars with wars

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1984
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Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history and development'

Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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Caricature drawing of Jim and Tammy Bakker, US Christian televangelists

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Louis Zmak collection
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Cartoons
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United States of America
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Mr Louis Zmak
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1987
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Prayer card to St. Michael the Archangel

Prayer card to St. Michael the Archangel

Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
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Prayer cards
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United States of America
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2002
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Close U.S bases

Close U.S bases

Movement Against Uranium Mining collection
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Movement Against Uranium Mining
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1987
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Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history and development'

Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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NSW Welcomes President Johnson

NSW Welcomes President Johnson

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 10
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Political badges
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New South Wales, Australia
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President Lyndon B. Johnson
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1966
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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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United States of America
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Mr Alan Moir
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2004
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Cartoon titled 'Temptation Big Survivor Camp'.

Cartoon titled 'Temptation Big Survivor Camp'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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United States of America
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Joanne Applegate
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2001
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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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American Navy Fleet's visit to Sydney Harbour, July 1925

American Navy Fleet's visit to Sydney Harbour, July 1925

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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United States Navy
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1925
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American and NSW women swimmers at Toowoomba, Queensland, 1911

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
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C W. Callaghan
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1911
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Red metal post box on four legs

Red metal post box on four legs

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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1930
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'New Zealand, Australia and the United States Foreign Policy; A very brief history', a paper presented to the National Anti-War Conference by Alister Taylor

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Elsie Gare collection no. 1
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Theses
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Alister Taylor
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1971
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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airmail, 1914-1964, 50th Anniversary Flight'

Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airm...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1964
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16 millimetre movie camera used by Sir Robert Menzies

16 millimetre movie camera used by Sir Robert Menzies

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 1
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Movie cameras
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United States of America
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1947
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Stanley No.11 nail punch

Stanley No.11 nail punch

George Henry Taylor collection
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Punches
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United States of America
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Stanley
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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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Egg beater

Egg beater

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Egg-beaters
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United States of America
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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I Own a Nuclear Target

I Own a Nuclear Target

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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United States of America
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United States Armed Forces
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1960
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