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Cartoon of a koala holding two missiles in front of an American flag

Cartoon of a koala holding two missiles in front of an Ameri...

Roger Lilford and Robbie Swan collection
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Cartoons
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United States of America
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1985
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Anti-nuclear poster titled 'Gone with the Wind'

Anti-nuclear poster titled 'Gone with the Wind'

Peter Milton collection
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Political posters
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United States of America
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Mr Ronald Reagan
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1976
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Lizard brand ink bottle

Lizard brand ink bottle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Ink bottles
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Joplin Manufacturing Co
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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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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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Movie style poster that reads

Movie style poster that reads "White House Corporation prese...

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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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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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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Arnolds Ink bottle

Arnolds Ink bottle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Ink bottles
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World Finance

World Finance

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1988
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Kodak Box Brownie folding camera case

Kodak Box Brownie folding camera case

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Camera cases
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Australia
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25mm lens for movie camera used by Sir Robert Menzies

25mm lens for movie camera used by Sir Robert Menzies

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 1
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Camera lenses
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United States of America
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1947
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Black and white photograph of Edgar Richard Mayne and Sidney Hand Emery on board the S.S. Niagara

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Nanette Ward collection
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Photographs
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United States of America
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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Saw-setting tool

Saw-setting tool

George Henry Taylor collection
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Saw-setting tools
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United States of America
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Humane rabbit trap 'jump-trap' with black rubber-lined jaws

Humane rabbit trap 'jump-trap' with black rubber-lined jaws

Brian Coman collection
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Rabbit traps
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United States of America
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Dr Brian J. Coman
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1983
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Saskatoon Beer Medallion

Saskatoon Beer Medallion

Nanette Ward collection
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Medallions
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Canada
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The Greenduck Co.
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1913
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Poster titled 'Australian Post Office Stationery'

Poster titled 'Australian Post Office Stationery'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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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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Cartoon titled 'Jeff Kennett'.

Cartoon titled 'Jeff Kennett'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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United States of America
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Joanne Applegate
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2001
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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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God Bless Us

God Bless Us

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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United States of America
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Mr Rocco Fazzari
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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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U.S bases out - Hiroshima never again

U.S bases out - Hiroshima never again

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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Narrow white cardboard box containing 15 paper items

Narrow white cardboard box containing 15 paper items

Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1982
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Juno brand embossed metal, hanging model, kerosene lamp

Juno brand embossed metal, hanging model, kerosene lamp

Anne Girard collection
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Kerosene lamps
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United States of America
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Mrs Anne M. Girard
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1900
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Cartoon of US President Gerald Ford being interviewed for radio

Cartoon of US President Gerald Ford being interviewed for ra...

Louis Zmak collection
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Cartoons
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United States of America
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Michael Lodge
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1976
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Cartoon depicting two United States Generals around a war strategy table

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Louis Zmak collection
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My Lai, Vietnam
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1971
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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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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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In memoriam card

In memoriam card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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United States of America
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Mrs Margot Child
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1892
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Correct Map of Australia - Uncle Sam in Australia

Correct Map of Australia - Uncle Sam in Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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A Serve of Lamb

A Serve of Lamb

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Harry Bruce
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1999
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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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Mr Hugh Strachan from America when visiting his brother in Scotland

Mr Hugh Strachan from America when visiting his brother in S...

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photographs
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Scotland
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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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'United for Victory Interlocking Jigsaw', which features portraits of Franklin Roosevelt and John Curtin

'United for Victory Interlocking Jigsaw', which features por...

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 3
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Jigsaw puzzles
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Australia
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John Sands Pty Ltd
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1942
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Congenital Penis Malformation in Southern Elephant Seals

Congenital Penis Malformation in Southern Elephant Seals

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Magazine clippings
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United States of America
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1966
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Who is it Johnnie?

Who is it Johnnie?

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Butcher
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1998
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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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Finalists in the women's 100 metre freestyle at the 1920 Olympics at Antwerp, Belgium

Finalists in the women's 100 metre freestyle at the 1920 Oly...

National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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Antwerp, Belgium
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Miss Ethelda Bleibtrey
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1920
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Australia Post No.13 red nylon post bag, 1988

Australia Post No.13 red nylon post bag, 1988

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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1988
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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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'Mrs Potts' laundry iron

'Mrs Potts' laundry iron

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Laundry irons
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United States of America
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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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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Bush Tucker

Bush Tucker

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Cartoon titled 'War on Terror'

Cartoon titled 'War on Terror'