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Cartoon of Paul Keating as a French statue

Cartoon of Paul Keating as a French statue

Alan Moir collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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1992
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Talking to the Tellie

Talking to the Tellie

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Phil Somerville
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1998
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Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering "BLS"

Cregan Family collection
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Stencils
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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1997 Royal Australian Mint Proof Coin Set

1997 Royal Australian Mint Proof Coin Set

Royal Australian Mint collection no. 2
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Coin proof sets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Royal Australian Mint
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1997
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THEN TO THE CRASHING TUNE OF THE '1812 OVERTURE', THE IRON DUKE GALLOPS UP ON HIS WHITE CHARGER!

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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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1972
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Cartoon titled 'Lifesavers' Dilemma'.

Cartoon titled 'Lifesavers' Dilemma'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Cathy Wilcox
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2001
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Caricature drawing of Jim and Tammy Bakker, US Christian televangelists

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Louis Zmak collection
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Cartoons
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United States of America
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Mr Louis Zmak
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1987
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Defence Budget

Defence Budget

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr John Allison
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Booklet titled 'Episodes - A Glimpse of Australia-Japan Relations 1859-1979'

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Thompson Family collection
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Booklets
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Japan
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1859
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Dragon Lady

Dragon Lady

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Rocco Fazzari
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1998
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Cartoon titled 'Where Pin Heads Dare'.

Cartoon titled 'Where Pin Heads Dare'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Steven Moore
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2001
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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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Cartoon titled 'Howard Chickens Out'.

Cartoon titled 'Howard Chickens Out'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Sean Leahy
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2001
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Asbestos Victims With Blowtorch

Asbestos Victims With Blowtorch

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 titled 'ABC Ratings'.

Cartoon titled 'ABC Ratings'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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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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Bunch of prison keys and tags

Bunch of prison keys and tags

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Keys
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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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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Afghanistan
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Mr Alan Moir
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2004
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Western Star Hotel, Windorah. January, 1952

Western Star Hotel, Windorah. January, 1952

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Windorah, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1952
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Pretzel?

Pretzel?

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr David Pope
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Poster -

Poster - "Hiroshima Never Again"

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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The Bargain ... a Mention in the Preamble

The Bargain ... a Mention in the Preamble

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Cathy Wilcox
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1999
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Cartoon titled 'Qantas: Gov't Acts'.

Cartoon titled 'Qantas: Gov't Acts'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mark Cornwell
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2001
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Seriously Though...

Seriously Though...

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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Environment an election issue

Environment an election issue

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr John Allison
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1996
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Cartoon depicting a man behaving hysterically

Cartoon depicting a man behaving hysterically

Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Vane Lindesay
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GST

GST

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Lindsay Foyle
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1997
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Cartoon depicting a man and woman seated in mid-air as if they were driving in a car

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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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December, 25th 1953. Horse pen, Moble

December, 25th 1953. Horse pen, Moble

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Moble, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1952
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Welcome To Iraq

Welcome To Iraq

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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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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Two square plush d'oyleys

Two square plush d'oyleys

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Doilies
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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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Johnny Decorates for Christmas

Johnny Decorates for Christmas

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Andrew Weldon
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1997
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An Easter Message

An Easter Message

Political Humour Competition 1999 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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1999
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Cultural imprints

Cultural imprints

Geoff Pryor collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1990
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Earth Summit

Earth Summit

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Mike Woods
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Of course I'm against the AustraliaCard!

Of course I'm against the AustraliaCard!

Lou Dargham collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Lou Dargham
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1987
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Remember The Good Old Days

Remember The Good Old Days

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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Cream coloured tray cloth featuring a cross stitched design of a vase

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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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1936
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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 7. Blue Gum

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 7. Blue Gum

Joyce Knife collection
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Matchboxes
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Cremorne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Bryant and May
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1950
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I've been to Bali too

I've been to Bali too

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Matt Golding
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1999
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A Noisy Uninformed Rabble

A Noisy Uninformed Rabble

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Butcher
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1998
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Cartoon titled 'No Need To Panic'.

Cartoon titled 'No Need To Panic'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Alan Moir
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2001
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Budget '02 - The Lodge or Bust!

Budget '02 - The Lodge or Bust!

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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The Lodge, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Alan Moir
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2002
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Cartoon of federal Labor Party politician Lionel Bowen

Cartoon of federal Labor Party politician Lionel Bowen

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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Please explain

Please explain

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

Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliamen...

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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Fumigating machine

Fumigating machine

CSIRO Division of Wildlife and Ecology collection
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Machines
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Maribyrnong, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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CSIRO - Central Experimental Workshops
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1950
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Two systems

Two systems

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Michael Atchison
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1997
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Senate Antics Take Their Toll

Senate Antics Take Their Toll

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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Metal stencil for a wool bale, with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale, with cut-out lettering "WYOMI...

Cregan Family collection
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Stencils
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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Poster for 'International Women's Day' 75th Aniversary, 1985

Poster for 'International Women's Day' 75th Aniversary, 1985

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Cigar poll

Cigar poll

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Michael Atchison
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1998
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Cartoon of John Gorton and Captain Cook's canon

Cartoon of John Gorton and Captain Cook's canon

Jeffrey Frith collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Jeffrey Frith
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1969
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliamen...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Super Crean

Super Crean

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Tom Jellett
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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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Ashtray

Ashtray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Ashtrays
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Surplus

Surplus

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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