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Acme thread gauge

Acme thread 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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Once they ruled the world

Once they ruled the world

Judy Horacek collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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Child's drawing by Nyuaigkal, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Nyuaigkal, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyuaigkal
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1954
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Coloured cartoon titled 'Dr Jekyll and Mrs Hyde'

Coloured cartoon titled 'Dr Jekyll and Mrs Hyde'

Judy Horacek collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1991
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How Different Things Would Have Been If We Were A Republic in 1975

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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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Beached whale

Beached whale

Judy Horacek collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1996
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The Faraway

The Faraway

Political Humour Competition 1998 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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1998
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Hand-painted scarf by Nyukan (Daisy) Baker, Ernabella SA

Hand-painted scarf by Nyukan (Daisy) Baker, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Scarves
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1954
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A Serve of Lamb

A Serve of Lamb

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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Why Howard can't retreat

Why Howard can't retreat

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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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 24. Tasmanian Wolf

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 24. Tasmanian Wolf

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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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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Morris Tobias Marine Chronometer No 695, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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London, England
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Morris Tobias
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1830
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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Mr Alan Moir
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2004
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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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Peace in our time

Peace in our time

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Taylors Beach Vaucluse NSW

Taylors Beach Vaucluse NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ramsay Photo Works Pty Ltd
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1950
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Cartoon of Peter Ables driving a TNT truck

Cartoon of Peter Ables driving a TNT truck

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1985
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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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Teaspoon

Teaspoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Teaspoons
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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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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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Soup spoon

Soup spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup spoons
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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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Teaspoon

Teaspoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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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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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.19. Illyarrie

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.19. Illyarrie

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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Sex Violence TV

Sex Violence TV

Bruce Petty collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Bruce Petty
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Meg and Pete

Meg and Pete

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1999
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Our disinformation boys do a fine job!

Our disinformation boys do a fine job!

Lou Dargham collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Lou Dargham
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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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Cartoon titled 'Public Opinion'.

Cartoon titled 'Public Opinion'.

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 Dean Alston
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2001
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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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Conscience Vote

Conscience Vote

Political Humour Competition 1997 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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1996
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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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Rolls Royce State Bank

Rolls Royce State Bank

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1990
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The Three Tenors

The Three Tenors

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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Hewson's Beauty Parlour

Hewson's Beauty Parlour

Warren Brown collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Warren Brown
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1992
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Labour Contracting

Labour Contracting

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr David Pope
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Bernly Private Hotel Springfield Avenue Kings Cross

Bernly Private Hotel Springfield Avenue Kings Cross

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ramsay Photo Works Pty Ltd
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1950
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Guthega Dam under construction, 1953

Guthega Dam under construction, 1953

Snowy Scheme - Christine Filiamundi collection
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Photographs
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Munyang, Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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John P. Williamson
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1953
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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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Steven Moore
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1997
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Centre drill

Centre drill

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Drill bits
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Cartoon of Bob Hogg and Andrew Robb

Cartoon of Bob Hogg and Andrew Robb

Ward O'Neill collection no. 1
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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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1992
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May Day 1979 World Peace IYC

May Day 1979 World Peace IYC

Union of Australian Women collection
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Commemorative 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 of two people saying to Paul Keating 'WE'D LIKE A LIVING AT HOME ALLOWANCE'

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Patrick Cook collection
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Mr Patrick Cook
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Costello

Costello

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr John Allison
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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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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Patjiparan
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1954
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjariya (. Stanley
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1954
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Cartoon depicting Jim Cairns wearing a tie with a heart on it

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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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1975
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Fretsaw blade

Fretsaw blade

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Saw blades
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Child's green cotton apron with embroidery depicting Snow White amongst a group of animals including rabbits, a fawn and birds

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Aprons
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1948
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Into the Valley of Lost Souls

Into the Valley of Lost Souls

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Poster

Poster

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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Cartoon showing Chinese peasants jumping out of a giant footprint

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Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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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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Cartoon of Aboriginal activist and bureaucrat Charlie Perkins reclining in a chair reading a TV Guide

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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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1980
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The main street, Goondiwindi, Queensland. Late September, 1952

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Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Goondiwindi, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1952
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Cartoon of a koala holding two missiles in front of an American flag

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Roger Lilford and Robbie Swan collection
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United States of America
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1985
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Crash Dummy

Crash Dummy

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Lewis
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Cartoon showing John Howard toasting the Queen

Cartoon showing John Howard toasting the Queen

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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1997
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Child's drawing by Wahtama, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Wahtama, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Wahtama
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1954
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