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Adze haft

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Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Picked up anything important?

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Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Document regarding Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 1 May 1921 and 24 July 1922

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Tirranna Race Club collection
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Financial records
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1921
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Prison padlock

Prison padlock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Padlocks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Things take time to go through the system

Things take time to go through the system

Political Humour Competition 1997 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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1997
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Australian swimmers Fanny Durack and Mina Wylie with British swimmer Jennie Fletcher

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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Australia
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Miss Sarah Frances 'Fanny' Durack
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1910
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Printed First World War roll of honour, Department of Public Works, associated with the service of Lieutenant Vincent Burns

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Vincent Burns collection
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Documents
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Lieutenant Vincent A. Burns
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1914
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Cream coloured handkerchief

Cream coloured handkerchief

Patricia Kennedy collection no. 2
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Handkerchiefs
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England
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Mrs Grace H. Kennedy
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1918
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Autograph book signed and dated by E.R. Mayne, and containing the autographs of the teams which Australia played against on two tours, 1912 and 1913 to England, Canada, USA & Bermuda

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Nanette Ward collection
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Autograph books
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1912
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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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Ceremonial dress sword with sheath worn by Sir George Reid, first Australian High Commissioner to London, 1909-1918

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Anne Fairbairn collection no. 3
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Swords
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London, England
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Sir George H. Reid
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1909
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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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Cartoon titled 'All At Sea'.

Cartoon titled 'All At Sea'.

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 Paul Newman
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2001
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Kissing babies

Kissing babies

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Matt Golding
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1996
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Cane armband

Cane armband

Papuan Official collection
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Armbands
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Cartoon of Paul Keating in Parliament

Cartoon of Paul Keating in Parliament

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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View of the Governors grounds (on the hill) Yunnufu 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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Off the planet

Off the planet

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Sean Leahy
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1996
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Chisel

Chisel

John Docker collection
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Chisels
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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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Reverend FR Nitzschke collection
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Spearthrowers
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Mapoon, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1914
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Back to the Future

Back to the Future

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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Oil can with tapered spout

Oil can with tapered spout

John Docker collection
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Oil cans
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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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Thanks for your confidence

Thanks for your confidence

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Su.u.mmer..t.i.me...

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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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It's a true believer

It's a true believer

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Disheys

Disheys

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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We've got an agreement

We've got an agreement

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Dip pen

Dip pen

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Pens
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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1913
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He's digging us out

He's digging us out

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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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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2004
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Australian silver commemorative medallion marking Australia's 150th Anniversary in1938, featuring the landing at Sydney Cove of Captain Arthur Phillip on January 26 1788.

Australian silver commemorative medallion marking Australia'...

Olive King collection
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Commemorative medallions
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Amor Pty Ltd
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1938
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Circular button brooch of gold-coloured metal, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Young Johnny Howard at School

Young Johnny Howard at School

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Lismore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Danny Eastwood
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1999
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July Senate Majority Bulldozer

July Senate Majority Bulldozer

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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Photographic postcard depicting seven WWI soldiers wearing slouch hats and khaki uniforms

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Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Photographic postcards
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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The helping hand

The helping hand

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Australian silver commemorative medallion in presentation box marking Australia's 150th Anniversary in1938, featuring the landing at Sydney Cove of Captain Arthur Phillip on January 26 1788.

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Olive King collection
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Commemorative medallions
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Amor Pty Ltd
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1938
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Facing the challenge of a Constitutional Convention

Facing the challenge of a Constitutional Convention

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 depicting a European convict and an Aboriginal man behind bars

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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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I'm afraid of that new software...

I'm afraid of that new software...

Richard Kemp collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Richard 'Rik' Kemp
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1986
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Monument erected in honor of a Chinese general at Lamamao. Jan 1915

Monument erected in honor of a Chinese general at Lamamao. J...

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 titled 'Slouch Hats (or National Identity)'.

Cartoon titled 'Slouch Hats (or National Identity)'.

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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Alphabet Soup Kitchen

Alphabet Soup Kitchen

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Matt Golding
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1998
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Current Affairs Try a New Angle

Current Affairs Try a New Angle

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Matt Golding
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1996
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Next of Kin plaque issued to Edith Burns in respect of the service of her son, Lieutenant Vincent Burns

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Vincent Burns collection
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Plaques
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London, England
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Lieutenant Vincent A. Burns
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1919
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Loading wool at Kalgan for export 1914

Loading wool at Kalgan for export 1914

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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The Brutal Honesty of Latham

The Brutal Honesty of Latham

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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That's as multicultural as I get!

That's as multicultural as I get!

Bruce Petty collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Bruce Petty
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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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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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Tom Shield
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Three pronged steel fork

Three pronged steel fork

Anne Girard collection
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Table forks
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Anne M. Girard
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1900
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Howick

Howick

Political Humour Competition 1997 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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1996
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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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Hell hath no fury

Hell hath no fury

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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An old watch tower on the great wall north of Kalgan - 15 miles. Jan 1915

An old watch tower on the great wall north of Kalgan - 15 mi...

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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My friend the chart

My friend the chart

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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Cartoon

Cartoon

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 of media mogul Rupert Murdoch dressed as a film director

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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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Glass plate negative - Rock engravings, Deception Creek, Red Gorge, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, between 1905 and 1914

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Deception Creek, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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In which Cappuccino is licked

In which Cappuccino is licked

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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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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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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