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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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Oak oil stone

Oak oil stone

George Henry Taylor collection
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Sharpening stones
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1790
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Club

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Charles Hart collection
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Clubs
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1928
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Senator Alston Eating Lunch

Senator Alston Eating Lunch

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Ditchburn
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1998
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Wik

Wik

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Rod Emmerson
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1997
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Ceramic toy tea set

Ceramic toy tea set

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Toy tea sets
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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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Sydney Water

Sydney Water

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Lindsay Foyle
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1988
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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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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 Russell Hinze, Queensland Minister for Local Government and Main Roads, and Racing

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1986
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The Road to the Republic and Back

The Road to the Republic and Back

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ward O'Neil
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1999
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Cartoon titled 'The Aftermath'.

Cartoon titled 'The Aftermath'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Neil Matterson
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2001
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Cartoon titled 'If only there were real koala bears...'

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Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Childrens floor rug

Childrens floor rug

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Floor rugs
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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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Due to unprecedented demand

Due to unprecedented demand

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Photocopy of a caricature of American America's Cup skipper Dennis Connors

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John Rogers collection
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Cartoons
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Fremantle, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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John Rogers
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1987
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Ballot papers

Ballot papers

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Warren Brown
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Rainforest shield, Barron River, QLD - collected by Ursula McConnel, 1930s

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Ursula McConnel collection
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Shields
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Barron River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1930
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Club

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Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Glass plate negative - Old Kai Kai, a Western Arrernte man, Henbury station, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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The misadventures of the O'Whidn clan

The misadventures of the O'Whidn clan

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Great Non-Debate

Great Non-Debate

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1993
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Colourised photographic postcard of Neutral Bay, NSW

Colourised photographic postcard of Neutral Bay, 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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LC briefs his generals...

LC briefs his generals...

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club members register and minutes book, 1907 to 1909, and 1921 to 1930

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Tirranna Race Club collection
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Books
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1907
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Film negative - Alice Springs, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Stephen Stanley collection
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Stephen E. Stanley
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1987
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Virus Alert

Virus Alert

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2002
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Native Encampment

Native Encampment

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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John S. Prout
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1844
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Class Of 2004

Class Of 2004

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2004
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Cartoon of John Howard holding a bucket of tar in one hand and a bag of feathers in the other

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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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1992
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Cartoon titled 'Aged Care Accreditation'.

Cartoon titled 'Aged Care Accreditation'.

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 Dean Alston
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2001
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Our Relentless Hero

Our Relentless Hero

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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Bugle grass necklace

Bugle grass necklace

Ursula McConnel collection
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Necklaces
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Woman flying as flag on Parliament House

Woman flying as flag on Parliament House

Judy Horacek collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1985
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Cartoon shows an unhappy Kim Beazley pulling off a smiling mask

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Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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Labor Is Obsessed

Labor Is Obsessed

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2004
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Minton 'Kings Service' china soup plate bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Soup plates
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Ballot paper from Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 21 December 1928

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Tirranna Race Club collection
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Ballot papers
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1928
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Steel horseshoe magnet

Steel horseshoe magnet

John Docker collection
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Magnets
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Alex Mathieson & Son
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1920
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Cartoon titled 'B.A.S.'.

Cartoon titled 'B.A.S.'.

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 Harry Bruce
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2001
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Try square

Try square

George O Crawford collection
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Try squares
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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Notice of Anthony Stradivari The Celebrated Violin-Maker

Notice of Anthony Stradivari The Celebrated Violin-Maker

Dods Violin and Viola collection
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Books
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr William W. Dods
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1919
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Screwdriver

Screwdriver

John Docker collection
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Screwdrivers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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How Different Things Would Have Been If We Were A Republic in 1975

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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 Sheehan
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1999
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Cartoon of Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi as a charmed snake

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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India
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1981
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Cartoon of Bob Hawke saying to Paul Keating 'HERE'S ANOTHER NICE SURPLUS YOU'VE GOT US INTO'

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Patrick Cook collection
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Mr Patrick Cook
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Cricket v terrorism

Cricket v terrorism

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Letting Slip the Dogs of War...

Letting Slip the Dogs of War...

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Cat and mouse

Cat and mouse

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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1995
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Morris Tobias Marine Chronometer No 695, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Morris Tobias
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1830
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Steel lister with three teeth used at 'Rocky Plains' via Berridale

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Tony Preston collection no. 4
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Shearing equipment
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Berridale, New South Wales, Australia
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Neil Woodhouse
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1910
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Health

Health

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Lindsay Foyle
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1998
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Chogm choir

Chogm choir

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Iraq has defied the U.N.!

Iraq has defied the U.N.!

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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9/11 anniversary

9/11 anniversary

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Sean Leahy
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Pauline Hanson Colour Chart

Pauline Hanson Colour Chart

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sean Leahy
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1998
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A serious error of judgement

A serious error of judgement

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Mr Alan Moir
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One small step for a woman

One small step for a woman

Judy Horacek collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1997
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What about Health?

What about Health?

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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