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Wool-classer, Keera, N.S.W. September, 1952

Wool-classer, Keera, N.S.W. September, 1952

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Keera, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1952
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Unused postcard depicting Monkey Bay, Lake Nyasa, Rhodesia

Unused postcard depicting Monkey Bay, Lake Nyasa, Rhodesia

Thompson Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Zimbabwe
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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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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Ample scope to cut $4b deficit

Ample scope to cut $4b deficit

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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Cane grocery basket used at a J B Youngs store in Canberra until 1965

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Peter Duff collection
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Baskets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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J B Youngs Pty Ltd
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1920
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Cast iron 'D' shaped  screw lock handcuffs with key

Cast iron 'D' shaped screw lock handcuffs with key

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Handcuffs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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The Road To Peace

The Road To Peace

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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I.O.U.'s' and 'P.N.'s

I.O.U.'s' and 'P.N.'s

Eveline Coulter collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Percy Leason
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1920
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Cartoon of a person saying 'ADMIT YOU WERE WRONG!' to Paul Keating

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Patrick Cook collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Patrick Cook
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Lead finial for gaol fence

Lead finial for gaol fence

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Finials
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Allen key

Allen key

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Allen keys
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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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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Cartoon titled 'Birth of a Nation'.

Cartoon titled 'Birth of a Nation'.

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 Sean Leahy
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2001
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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 '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

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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Stylised image of a woman with a dove

Stylised image of a woman with a dove

Union of Australian Women collection
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Badges
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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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Cartoon titled 'When Johnny Goes Marching Off'.

Cartoon titled 'When Johnny Goes Marching Off'.

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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Riding crop

Riding crop

Colledge Family collection
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Riding whips
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Spirit of Meanness

Spirit of Meanness

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Steven Moore
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Landenberger Paper Equivalentor

Landenberger Paper Equivalentor

Les Robertson collection
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Information tables
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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B J Ball Limited
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1927
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Cartoon depicting two men behind a row of sandbags in a trench

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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 switch to Vaudeville

The switch to Vaudeville

Geoff Pryor collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1992
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Just how Golden for the Oldies?

Just how Golden for the Oldies?

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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Those who can't

Those who can't

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Ms Joan Rosser
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1995
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Paved area leading to cells Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Paved area leading to cells Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Economic rationalism drapers

Economic rationalism drapers

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Ditchburn
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1997
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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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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Black and white promotional photograph of Uncle George of 2GB

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Radio 2GB, Sydney
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1935
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I have the feeling its been one of those days

I have the feeling its been one of those days

Richard Kemp collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Richard 'Rik' Kemp
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1984
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Sticker

Sticker

Union of Australian Women collection
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Stickers
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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 promoting a peace march in 1986 for the international year of peace.

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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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Stylised drawing of a white dove carrying an olive branch

Stylised drawing of a white dove carrying an olive branch

Union of Australian Women collection
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Badges
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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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REMEMBER THE DREAMTIME WHEN WE WEREN'T RUNNING THINGS?

REMEMBER THE DREAMTIME WHEN WE WEREN'T RUNNING THINGS?

Les Tanner collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Les Tanner
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1991
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Cream coloured miniature china plate

Cream coloured miniature china plate

Thompson Family collection
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Plates
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England
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Booklet titled 'Sydney and New South Wales'

Booklet titled 'Sydney and New South Wales'

Thompson Family collection
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Booklets
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Pair of dark brown cotton knit stockings

Pair of dark brown cotton knit stockings

Olga Riet collection
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Stockings
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Glass bowl

Glass bowl

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1950
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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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Knife with a wide blade with broken point

Knife with a wide blade with broken point

Thompson Family collection
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Knives
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Barraud No 2/901 chronometer with Poole's auxiliary compensated balance

Barraud No 2/901 chronometer with Poole's auxiliary compensa...

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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Prouds Ltd, Diamond Merchants & Jewellers
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1820
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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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Australian War Memorial

Australian War Memorial

Thompson Family collection
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Books
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Cartoon of Treasurer Paul Keating

Cartoon of Treasurer Paul Keating

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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Butter dish

Butter dish

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Butter dishes
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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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Cardboard Henderson hat box

Cardboard Henderson hat box

Bothwell Museum collection
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Hatboxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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RC Henderson
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1950
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Young blonde girl (possibly Pat) sitting on the grass in front of a house

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Thompson Family collection
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Photographs
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Man in the Iron Mask

Man in the Iron Mask

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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War Gods

War Gods

Stuart Peterson collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Archibald S. Peterson
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1944
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1950s Man Needs an Update

1950s Man Needs an Update

Political Humour Competition 1998 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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1998
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Life. Be in it comic strip featuring Norm, 599

Life. Be in it comic strip featuring Norm, 599

Alex and Paddy Stitt collection
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Cartoons
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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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Harradine Bastard

Harradine Bastard

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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Travel brochure for 'Walks Around Chuzenji Lake-Side Hotel Chuzenji, Nikko Japan'

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Thompson Family collection
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Travel pamphlets
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Japan
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Tablemat made from a square bright green painted wooden board

Tablemat made from a square bright green painted wooden boar...

Thompson Family collection
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Tablemats
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Thompson Open Singles tennis trophy

Thompson Open Singles tennis trophy

Thompson Family collection
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Trophies
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Set of glasses for the Commonwealth Parliament

Set of glasses for the Commonwealth Parliament

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Drinking 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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Large gathering of men and women in formal attire - Australia Day 26.1.52  18 Clifton Karachi

Large gathering of men and women in formal attire - Australi...

Thompson Family collection
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Photographs
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1952
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Handwritten note by Marge Tait

Handwritten note by Marge Tait

Ruby Lee collection
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Notes
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1952
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Newspaper clippings of articles and cartoons related to prickly pear and cactoblastis moth

Newspaper clippings of articles and cartoons related to pric...

Dr John Mann collection
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1926
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