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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1930
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The US view: Markets defy the pundits

The US view: Markets defy the pundits

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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Barraud No 2/901 chronometer with Poole's auxiliary compensated balance

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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Prouds Ltd, Diamond Merchants & Jewellers
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1820
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Club

Club

L and T Hackney collection
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Clubs
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1900
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Cartoon depicting John Howard and George W Bush in a armoured tank

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Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2004
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Breastplate presented to Coomee Nullanga of Ulladulla NSW by Edmund Milne in 1909

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Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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New South Wales, Australia
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Coomee
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1909
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Photograph of Sydney Harbour Bridge at the final stage of construction

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Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photographs
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Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Aus...
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1930
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Magic Pudding

Magic Pudding

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1996
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Handmade white linen cross-shaped table centre with a fancywork design of daisies

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Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Those who can't

Those who can't

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Victoria, Australia
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Ms Joan Rosser
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1997
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That's what I admire about you Paul

That's what I admire about you Paul

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Nurse

Nurse

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1999
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Office of Employee Advocacy

Office of Employee Advocacy

Bruce Petty collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Bruce Petty
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Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Paedophilia

Paedophilia

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr John Ditchburn
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Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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HAVE NOMINATIONS FOR GOVERNOR-GENERAL CLOSED YET?

HAVE NOMINATIONS FOR GOVERNOR-GENERAL CLOSED YET?

Geoff Hook collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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1988
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Step Dancing

Step Dancing

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Earl Budden
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1998
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Policy score (cricket)

Policy score (cricket)

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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1996
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Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 2, 1926

Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 2, 1926

Ruth Oldfield collection
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Scrapbooks
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Saxony, England
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Durrants, London
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1920
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Prison truncheon, about 1940

Prison truncheon, about 1940

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Weapons
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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One Lang Starvation Debenture

One Lang Starvation Debenture

John Beagle collection
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Handbills
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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W C Penfold and Co Pty Ltd
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1931
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Cartoon of Peter Ables driving a TNT truck

Cartoon of Peter Ables driving a TNT truck

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1985
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Colourised photographic postcard of Mosman, NSW

Colourised photographic postcard of Mosman, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1884
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Change of Uniform

Change of Uniform

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1999
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Oldfield & I

Oldfield & I

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Iron garden gate from Rosedale homestead

Iron garden gate from Rosedale homestead

Rosedale Homestead collection
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Gates
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1894
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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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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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Twenty-one wooden alphabet blocks

Twenty-one wooden alphabet blocks

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Alphabet blocks
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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1925
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Cartoon titled 'Hollingworth G.G.Gag'.

Cartoon titled 'Hollingworth G.G.Gag'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Ross Bateup
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2001
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Our Pitiful Army

Our Pitiful Army

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Sturt Krygsman
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The Patrick Precedent

The Patrick Precedent

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Heinrich Hinze
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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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Mr Alan Moir
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2003
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Liberal Tax Polecies (sic)

Liberal Tax Polecies (sic)

Lou Dargham collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Lou Dargham
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1987
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Jeff @*#!! Rules

Jeff @*#!! Rules

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sean Leahy
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1999
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Tablecloth and four serviettes

Tablecloth and four serviettes

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1930
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Poll eyed Johnny

Poll eyed Johnny

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Ian R. Sharpe
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1997
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Garrett and Sons Patent Combined Threshing and Dressing Machine

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Charles Durr collection
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Prints
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England
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Richard Garrett & Sons
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1900
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Tax Cuts

Tax Cuts

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1999
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Cartoon of Australian art critic Robert Hughes dressed as a convict

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1987
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Tax cart

Tax cart

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1985
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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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When he wakes up...

When he wakes up...

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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England
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Emporer of all the New World

Emporer of all the New World

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Half a league...

Half a league...

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2002
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Postcard with photograph captioned Sydney Harbour Bridge, July1930

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Aus...
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1930
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Photograph of Winnie Hannan (nee O'Sullivan) with Lily Molloy on a merry-go-round

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Kevin Hannan collection
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Photographs
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Winnie O'Sullivan
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1925
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Complement

Complement

Stuart Peterson collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Archibald S. Peterson
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Cartoon of Treasurer Paul Keating as a bank teller

Cartoon of Treasurer Paul Keating as a bank teller

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1984
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Vitamin pills

Vitamin pills

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Give Me Liberty

Give Me Liberty

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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Shell

Shell

L and T Hackney collection
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Shells
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1900
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Circle 'W' branding iron initially used for branding cattle, and later horses, on Lyndavale Station, NT

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John Stanes collection
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Brands
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Erldunda, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Sydney H. Stanes
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1920
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How to wipe out Terrorism

How to wipe out Terrorism

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Ms Cathy Wilcox
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Cartoon titled 'H.I.H.'.

Cartoon titled 'H.I.H.'.

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 Lindsay Foyle
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2001
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We may go metric next year

We may go metric next year

Clarrie King collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Clarrie King
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1969
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Shield

Shield

L and T Hackney collection
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