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Fowler's Vacola Jar no. 28

Fowler's Vacola Jar no. 28

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Food preserving jars
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Mavis Bridle
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1930
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Hewson at Wedding

Hewson at Wedding

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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Cartoon of Paul Keating knocking over a statue of Bob Hawke

Cartoon of Paul Keating knocking over a statue of Bob Hawke

Patrick Cook collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Patrick Cook
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Woman reading with domestic utensils flying out of book

Woman reading with domestic utensils flying out of book

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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Letter from Rose Sarah Rasey to 'My dear Family', 3 June 1938

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RG Bain collection
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Letters
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Henan, China
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Ms Rose S. Rasey
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1938
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Unrequited Love No.5

Unrequited Love No.5

Judy Horacek collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1994
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Aboriginal Curse

Aboriginal Curse

Political Humour Competition 1999 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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1999
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I'm heading back

I'm heading back

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Negotiations

Negotiations

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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Cartoon depicting Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser wearing pyjamas and carrying a very large crying baby

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Louis Zmak collection
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Mr Clarrie King
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1976
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Rotary burr

Rotary burr

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Cartoon titled 'UnAustralian'

Cartoon titled 'UnAustralian'

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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Ms Fiona Katauskas
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2001
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Starsign Johnny

Starsign Johnny

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Steven Moore
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1999
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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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1995
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Go / No go gauge

Go / No go gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Gauges
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Wooden walking stick carved by Aborigines and presented to Reverend Hungerford in 1852

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JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Walking-sticks
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Northern New England, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1852
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Dirk, scabbard, by-knife and fork used by New South Wales Colonial Governor Lachlan Macquarie

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Alexander Ferguson collection
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Edged weapons
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Sydney Cove, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Lachlan Macquarie
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1809
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Enamel laundry tub

Enamel laundry tub

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Laundry equipment
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1930
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...Captures the spirit of our past and the probable direction of our future...

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Roger Lilford and Robbie Swan collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1985
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Square orange cushion

Square orange cushion

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cushions
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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THE PACIFIC SOLUTION

THE PACIFIC SOLUTION

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Lindsay Foyle
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Level Playing Field

Level Playing Field

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1992
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ABC Bias

ABC Bias

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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1998
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"FIRST PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1888"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1888
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Cartoon depicting John Howard with an angel and a devil on either side of him

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Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Steven Moore
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1997
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The mystery ball

The mystery ball

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Thong Thrown at Owner of the First Victa.....

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Geoff Pryor collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1989
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The Odyssey

The Odyssey

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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Health policy

Health policy

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Michael Atchison
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1996
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Screeee!

Screeee!

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Small bore

Small bore

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Phil Somerville
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The drums of battle beat...

The drums of battle beat...

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Poll gets just a touch of Dixie

Poll gets just a touch of Dixie

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Earl Budden
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1996
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Right To Life

Right To Life

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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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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Unemployment: It's Your Own Fault

Unemployment: It's Your Own Fault

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr John Butcher
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1999
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Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Stephen Stanley collection
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Cartoons
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Stephen E. Stanley
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1987
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Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Stephen Stanley collection
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Cartoons
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Stephen E. Stanley
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1987
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Skew back hand saw

Skew back hand saw

John Docker collection
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Saws
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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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Cartoon titled 'The Real Howard & Beazley'.

Cartoon titled 'The Real Howard & Beazley'.

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 David Messer
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2001
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Witnesses For The Prosecution

Witnesses For The Prosecution

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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Photographic postcard of Bondi Beach, NSW

Photographic postcard of Bondi Beach, 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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Cartoon titled 'Illwill Games'.

Cartoon titled 'Illwill Games'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Peter Lewis
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2001
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Swordstick or swordcane that resembles a walking stick

Swordstick or swordcane that resembles a walking stick

Terrylea Reynolds collection
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Swordsticks
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Toledo, Spain
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Major General George A. Vasey CB, CBE, DSO
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1927
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Womens Cricket May 1938

Womens Cricket May 1938

Amy Hudson collection
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Magazines
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Hertfordshire, England
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Pollard Publications
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1938
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White High Gloss Australian history

White High Gloss Australian history

Political Humour Competition 1997 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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1997
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Hand-pumped dentist's spittoon used by Lilija Kokle

Hand-pumped dentist's spittoon used by Lilija Kokle

John Jankaus collection
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Spittoons
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Ventspils, Latvia
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Mrs Lilija Kokle
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1924
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Metal scriber

Metal scriber

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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The lucky country

The lucky country

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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1996
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Cartoon of Labor Premier of Western Australia, Brian Burke

Cartoon of Labor Premier of Western Australia, Brian Burke

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1985
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Crimson full-length tunic, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Tunics
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Cartoon by Tom Shield titled 'A Stray Shot'

Cartoon by Tom Shield titled 'A Stray Shot'

Eric J Treloar collection
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Cartoons
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