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A full copy of the Sydney Mail, 24 March 1926

A full copy of the Sydney Mail, 24 March 1926

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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1926
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Uh Oh Looks Like Skase...

Uh Oh Looks Like Skase...

Political Humour Competition 1998 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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1998
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Cartoon of Bob Hogg and Andrew Robb

Cartoon of Bob Hogg and Andrew Robb

Ward O'Neill collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1992
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Salter's Spring Balance No.20, used for weighing large mail bags

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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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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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Cartoon titled 'Alien Invasion (Mr & Mrs Merv Bloggs)'.

Cartoon titled 'Alien Invasion (Mr & Mrs Merv Bloggs)'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Cathy Wilcox
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2001
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Cartoon titled 'Secret Men's Business'.

Cartoon titled 'Secret Men's Business'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 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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2001
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Set of brass scales with a round plate and a rectangular plate with rounded edges

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Balances
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I'll wind for Health Funds

I'll wind for Health Funds

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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How PMs ration the real news

How PMs ration the real news

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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Meg and Pete

Meg and Pete

Political Humour Competition 1999 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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1999
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Howard's End

Howard's End

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Phil Somerville
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1998
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Poster titled 'Send Christmas greetings, telegrams before 23rd December'

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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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1948
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Cartoon of a line at the CES (Commonwealth Employment Service) office

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Ron Tandberg collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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1992
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You Have My Word...

You Have My Word...

Political Humour Competition 1998 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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1988
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Glass jar containing crystalised yellow and orange coloured fragments of gum arabic

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Jars
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Rectangular aluminium sign with a wooden backing and

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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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Tirranna Jubilee Meeting, Sydney Mail, 18 January 1905

Tirranna Jubilee Meeting, Sydney Mail, 18 January 1905

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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1905
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We are One, We're  Australians

We are One, We're Australians

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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Sterling silver inkwell with felt on the base

Sterling silver inkwell with felt on the base

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Inkwells
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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1922
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Metal inkwell that has a sculpted kangaroo with a joey in its pouch next to an inkpot shaped like a rock.

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Terence Lane collection
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Inkwells
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1900
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Why Hayden's critics got it wrong

Why Hayden's critics got it wrong

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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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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Batsmen

Batsmen

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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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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Poster titled 'It's the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Telegraph Office

Telegraph Office

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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Union Poll

Union Poll

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Phil Somerville
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1998
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Two page newspaper article titled Sir Douglas Mawson, As I knew him, by John Close, 1919

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John Collinson Close collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Antarctica
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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1919
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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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Hedge Hogs

Hedge Hogs

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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None of Your Business

None of Your Business

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Cathy Wilcox
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1998
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Cartoon of John Hewson as a Jack-In-The-Box scaring Bob Hawke

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1991
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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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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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Poster captioned 'Post a card for Easter. It's such an unexpected pleasure'

Poster captioned 'Post a card for Easter. It's such an unexp...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Cartoon of John Hewson sitting on a chair nursing a large fat 'GST' cat

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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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1987
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Sticker 'PMG'

Sticker 'PMG'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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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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Eut visi enime ad minim

Eut visi enime ad minim

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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1997
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Poster titled 'Send Christmas greetings, telegrams before 23rd December'

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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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1948
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Cartoon showing two children in the forest

Cartoon showing two children in the forest

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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Inkwell

Inkwell

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Inkwells
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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1900
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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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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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Just how Golden for the Oldies?

Just how Golden for the Oldies?

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 of John Howard saying 'YOU'LL WORK LONGER, GET PAID LESS AND YOU'LL BE MUCH BETTER OFF'

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Ron Tandberg collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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1992
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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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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mark Cornwell
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2001
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Oink

Oink

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mark Cornwall
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1998
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Lucky Jeff Overplays Hand

Lucky Jeff Overplays Hand

Political Humour Competition 1999 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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1999
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Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new and dependable methods of communication'

Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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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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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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Life at the Bar

Life at the Bar

Political Humour Competition 1998 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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1998
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Photocopy of a press clipping titled 'Canberra Prayers didn't make the news' from the Sydney Morning Herald

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National Gathering of Christians collection
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Press clippings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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1988
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"Agent for Commonwealth Savings Bank"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising signs
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New South Wales, Australia
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Commonwealth Savings Bank of Australia
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We See Cheryl as a Potential PM

We See Cheryl as a Potential PM

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mark Cornwall
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1998
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