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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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England
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1936
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The Choice

The Choice

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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Franca Arena 1999

Franca Arena 1999

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Rocco Fazzari
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1999
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Cartoon titled 'The Dancing Lad'.

Cartoon titled 'The Dancing Lad'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Rocco Fazzari
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2001
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Rectangular aluminium sign with a wooden backing and

Rectangular aluminium sign with a wooden backing and "Canber...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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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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One of 18 action photographs of the women's cricket match, Sydney University Oval, 1st February 1958

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Ruth Preddey collection
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Photographs
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University of Sydney Cricket Ground, University of Sydney, Sydney, ...
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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1958
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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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Nib pen

Nib pen

Australia Post Historical collection
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Pens
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London, England
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Perry & Co
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1959
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The Sydney Morning Herald - Her Day, 1986

The Sydney Morning Herald - Her Day, 1986

Robbie Swan collection
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Advertising posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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1986
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Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
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Seriously Though...

Seriously Though...

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Alan Moir
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1998
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Oh that deficit

Oh that deficit

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Mr Alan Moir
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Poster titled 'Post Office communication services are vital to the development of Australian industries'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Red metal pillar box with arched top

Red metal pillar box with arched top

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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W Taylor Paragon Foundry Pyrmont
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1912
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Cartoon showing a capitalist with a rolled up newspaper chasing an insect

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Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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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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One of 18 action photographs of the women's cricket match, Sydney University Oval, 1st February 1958

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Ruth Preddey collection
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University of Sydney Cricket Ground, University of Sydney, Sydney, ...
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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1958
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Cartoon titled 'Yeah, But You Should See the Poker Machine'.

Cartoon titled 'Yeah, But You Should See the Poker Machine'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mark Cornwell
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2001
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How we've Learned to ride the dollar

How we've Learned to ride the dollar

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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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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Black and white photograph of US swimmer Duke Kahanamoku of Honolulu

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America
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Duke Kahanamoku
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Cylindrical red painted metal letter box with a domed top

Cylindrical red painted metal letter box with a domed 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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1920
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Australia Post colour poster titled

Australia Post colour poster titled "Send your love home S.A...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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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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Saint Kevin

Saint Kevin

Behind the Lines 2007 collection
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Political Cartoons
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Mr Simon Letch
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2007
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Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the centre

Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the cent...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkstands
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Poster captioned 'Post a card for Easter. It's such an unexpected pleasure'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
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Rectangular red wooden post box with a sloped top, for newspapers and packets

Rectangular red wooden post box with a sloped top, for newsp...

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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1939
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Conscience Vote

Conscience Vote

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Cathy Wilcox
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1996
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Nib pen

Nib pen

Australia Post Historical collection
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Pens
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London, England
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Perry & Co
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1959
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Echoes of the Greiner campaign

Echoes of the Greiner campaign

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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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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The Brutal Honesty of Latham

The Brutal Honesty of Latham

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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Cartoon titled 'Circus Clowns'.

Cartoon titled 'Circus Clowns'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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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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2001
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Dragon Lady

Dragon Lady

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Rocco Fazzari
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1998
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One of 18 action photographs of the women's cricket match, Sydney University Oval, 1st February 1958

One of 18 action photographs of the women's cricket match, S...

Ruth Preddey collection
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Photographs
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University of Sydney Cricket Ground, University of Sydney, Sydney, ...
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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1958
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One of 18 action photographs of the women's cricket match, Sydney University Oval, 1st February 1958

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Ruth Preddey collection
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Photographs
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University of Sydney Cricket Ground, University of Sydney, Sydney, ...
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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1958
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Howard and the 'Republic' Debate

Howard and the 'Republic' Debate

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1999
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GST - it would never happen

GST - it would never happen

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mark Cornwall
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1999
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No

No "Sorry", Prime Minister?

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mark Cornwall
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1999
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Electioneering

Electioneering

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1996
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How Prescott came to be the right man at the wrong time

How Prescott came to be the right man at the wrong time

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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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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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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Salter Scales
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Lucky Jeff Overplays Hand

Lucky Jeff Overplays Hand

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1999
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That's the promised land?

That's the promised land?

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Mr Alan Moir
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White canvas post bag, printed with 'Postmaster General Australia, inaugural flight, Boeing 707 Jet Service, Sydney-Honolulu, 29 July 1959, QANTAS Empire Airways'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australia Post
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1959
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Carmen Lawrence Letters

Carmen Lawrence Letters

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Mr Rocco Fazzari
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Concertgoing

Concertgoing

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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Sydney Mail, 18 January 1902

Sydney Mail, 18 January 1902

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Newspapers
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1902
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Just like a lamb to the slaughter

Just like a lamb to the slaughter

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1999
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