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John Laws backs banks

John Laws backs banks

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mark Cornwall
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1999
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Caravan of Kerosene oil in the Fumen Plain - en route from Yunnanfu to Huihchow in Szezhuan province. Oct 1919

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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China
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Me Ruxton! which doctor are you?

Me Ruxton! which doctor are you?"

Lou Dargham collection
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South Africa, Africa
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The looters

The looters

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Mr Alan Moir
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Now, where were we...?

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Alan Moir collection no. 2
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EPNS boomerang-shaped letter opener, made about 1913

EPNS boomerang-shaped letter opener, made about 1913

Terence Lane collection
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Paperknives
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1913
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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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1998
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Outposts Of Tyranny

Outposts Of Tyranny

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Mr Alan Moir
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2005
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the buck stops here

the buck stops here

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Mr Alan Moir
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In which Cappuccino is licked

In which Cappuccino is licked

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Mr Alan Moir
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2002
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Colour caricature of a jockey, standing at the Finish Line on a hobby horse called 'Shank's Pony'

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John Rogers collection
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John Rogers
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1973
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Gospel According to John Howard

Gospel According to John Howard

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sean Leahy
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1997
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Alexander Dilitante

Alexander Dilitante

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Oppn General Jugula stirs the masses

Oppn General Jugula stirs the masses

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Mr Alan Moir
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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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Uh Oh Looks Like Skase...

Uh Oh Looks Like Skase...

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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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 depicting various contemporary events

Cartoon depicting various contemporary events

Clarrie King collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Clarrie King
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1981
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Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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1996
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One Notion

One Notion

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Alan Moir
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1996
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Cartoon is of the Australian flag

Cartoon is of the Australian flag

Roger Lilford and Robbie Swan collection
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1985
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Photographic postcard of Sydney Harbour from Kirribilli Point, NSW

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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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Sketchbook with contents drawn by Oscar, Cooktown boy, aged 18 years

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MacKenzie collection no. 2
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Sketchbooks
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Camooweal, Queensland, Australia
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Oscar
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1894
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Credibility Gap

Credibility Gap

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Mr Alan Moir
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2003
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9/11 anniversary

9/11 anniversary

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Mr Sean Leahy
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Cartoon depicting Cedric the Swagman sitting on a rock, reading a book titled 'The Great Bunyip Myth'

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Douglas E Tainsh collection
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Noosaville, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Douglas E. Tainsh
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1987
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Bronco Strong Superfine Toilet Tissue

Bronco Strong Superfine Toilet Tissue

Margaret Maclurcan collection
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Toilet paper
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Andrew Jack, Dyson & Co
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1894
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The 3 Cars  in which 162 men and 4 officers, who were supposed to have taken part in the Kalgan looting on 26-4-1914

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Cartoon showing John Howard on a factory floor

Cartoon showing John Howard on a factory floor

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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Map of the West Kimberley fitted into a timber pelmet

Map of the West Kimberley fitted into a timber pelmet

Emanuel Family collection
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Maps
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lands & Surveys Department, Western Australia
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1901
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Glass plate negative - Women and children at campsite, Darwin, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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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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1922
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Reith - Closet Republican

Reith - Closet Republican

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1998
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Colour illustration of the Australian states on a United States of America map

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Roger Lilford and Robbie Swan collection
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Cartoons
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Australia
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Mary Leunig
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1985
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Three leather hair curlers known as 'Curly Wurlies'

Three leather hair curlers known as 'Curly Wurlies'

Una May Irvine collection no. 2
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Hair rollers
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Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Una M. Irvine
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1900
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No cheap thriller

No cheap thriller

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Chris Kelly
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1997
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Cash Converters and the Methadone Clinic

Cash Converters and the Methadone Clinic

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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Burke's Backyard

Burke's Backyard

Mark Knight collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Mark Knight
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1992
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Birds Eye view of Yunnanfu, July 1920

Birds Eye view of Yunnanfu, July 1920

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Boomerang, attributed as being made by Fred Mulga aka 'Pelaco Jack'

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Fred Mulga
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1874
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Red metal pillar box with an arched top

Red metal pillar box with an arched top

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1912
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Cartoon depicting Prime Minister Harold Holt engaging in various different athletic activities

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Earl Ewers collection no. 1
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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1966
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The public thinks

The public thinks

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Mr Alan Moir
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Commonwealth Parliament House menu for 23 October 1913

Commonwealth Parliament House menu for 23 October 1913

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 7
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Menus
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1913
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Cartoon showing Chinese peasants jumping out of a giant footprint

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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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Adler

Adler

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Lindsay Foyle
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Cartoon shows John Howard with a cricket bat standing in a row boat

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Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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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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Ex German Bank building on Shamun Canton, Oct 1921

Ex German Bank building on Shamun Canton, Oct 1921

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Cream cotton corset

Cream cotton corset

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Corsets
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1900
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Cartoon of Premier of Queensland Joh Bjelke Peterson characterised as a rhinoceros

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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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Seeking friendship

Seeking friendship

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Sheehan
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Woodchipping in Australia

Woodchipping in Australia

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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1996
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Kelvin Bridge GI Western Road, Glasgow

Kelvin Bridge GI Western Road, Glasgow

Jack Russel Greenham collection
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Photographic postcards
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Kelvin Bridge, Glasgow, Scotland
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E A Schwerdlfeger & Co
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1905
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Cartoon of Malcolm Fraser hitting someone over the head with a roll of paper

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Patrick Cook collection
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Mr Patrick Cook
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Moulded wooden lid to cover a Hammond Multiplex typewriter

Moulded wooden lid to cover a Hammond Multiplex typewriter

National Library of Australia collection
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Lids
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New York, New York, United States of America
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Hammond Typewriter Company
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1913
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Pauline the Ploughperson

Pauline the Ploughperson

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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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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1997
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I'm afraid this means...

I'm afraid this means...

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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In the grounds attached to the lake inside of Younnufu City. July 1920

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Cartoon depicting a woman and child fleeing from a burning house

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Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Mr Vane Lindesay
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Sir Charles Kingsford Smith

Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Sir Ch...

Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1897
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Economic rationalism drapers

Economic rationalism drapers

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Ditchburn
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1997
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Waste Disposal

Waste Disposal

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Chris Kelly
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1999
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