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Embroidered handmade doily

Embroidered handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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Cartoon depicting a man sitting up in bed, surrounded by dollar signs

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Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Vane Lindesay
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Olympic Flame of Unemployment

Olympic Flame of Unemployment

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1992
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Howard's new team

Howard's new team

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Ian R. Sharpe
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Pedal driven dentist's drill used by Lilija Kokle

Pedal driven dentist's drill used by Lilija Kokle

John Jankaus collection
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Dental equipment
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Ventspils, Latvia
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Mrs Lilija Kokle
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1924
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Cap with Scout badge

Cap with Scout badge

Dr Stephen Jani collection
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Caps
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Australia
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Dr Istvan Jani
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1950
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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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Cartoons
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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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Proclamation of British sovereignty over King George V Land (Antarctica), signed by Sir Douglas Mawson, 1931

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Sir Douglas Mawson collection
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Documents
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Antarctica
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Sir Douglas Mawson
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1931
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Oval wooden dish/container

Oval wooden dish/container

Ron Bell collection
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Containers
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1985
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Cartoon of Paul Keating dressed as a school boy playing with Commonwealth matchbox cars

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1985
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Cartoon of Andrew Peacock running around

Cartoon of Andrew Peacock running around

Patrick Cook collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Patrick Cook
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Refreshments after the monthly service at Bullarah, N.S.W. August, 1952

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Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Bullarah, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1952
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Pair of brown cotton stockings

Pair of brown cotton 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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Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Stephen Stanley collection
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Cartoons
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Stephen E. Stanley
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1987
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Woman with Altitude

Woman with Altitude

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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Myrtle Christmas tree. Moble, Queensland. December, 1952

Myrtle Christmas tree. Moble, Queensland. December, 1952

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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TERROR

TERROR

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Harry Bruce
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Cartoon depicting a man standing in a doctor's office with his shirt off

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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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1970
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Dustpan brush

Dustpan brush

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dustpan and brush sets
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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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Pair of boot-type white and red vinyl roller skates from about 1985

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Margaret Alexander collection no. 2
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Roller-skates
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Taiwan
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1985
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AVVAGOYAMUGS

AVVAGOYAMUGS

Roger Lilford and Robbie Swan collection
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Cartoons
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1985
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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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Cartoon is of three cockroaches looking up to a lead flag

Cartoon is of three cockroaches looking up to a lead flag

Roger Lilford and Robbie Swan collection
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Cartoons
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Peter Meldrum
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1985
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Workshop, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Workshop, 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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Cartoon of the Premier of Victoria, John Cain, free-falling with a tangled parachute labelled Continental Airlines

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1985
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End of Elections

End of Elections

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Bob Wells
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1996
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'1788 Revisited.... Hey, Mate, You're asking for trouble, hoisting that thing on our beach'

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Ian Sharpe collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Ian R. Sharpe
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1995
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Natives of Carpentaria

Natives of Carpentaria

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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T Baines
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1873
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Hero of the Waterfront

Hero of the Waterfront

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Dean Alston
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1995
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Tycoon tax

Tycoon tax

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Money for jobs not war - Hiroshima never again

Money for jobs not war - Hiroshima never again

Movement Against Uranium Mining collection
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Movement Against Uranium Mining
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1982
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The Recorded Message

The Recorded Message

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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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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The Chivalrous Hun

The Chivalrous Hun

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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Child's drawing by Yayimpi, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Yayimpi, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Yayimpi
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1954
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It Won't Last Long and it Won't be Missed

It Won't Last Long and it Won't be Missed

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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'Joseph & Nathan Music Movement Media Healing Arts...' business card from Mr Zable's van

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Benny Zable collection no. 1
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Business cards
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Mr Benjamin 'Benny' Zable
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1988
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Outposts Of Tyranny

Outposts Of Tyranny

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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Colour caricature of Australian Rules Football player, Bernie Quinlan, wearing his Fitzroy Football Club guernsey

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John Rogers collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Rogers
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Round tin basin

Round tin basin

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Basins
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Shoalhaven Gorge, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1930
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Cartoon titled 'The Queue Jumper'.

Cartoon titled 'The Queue Jumper'.

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 Peter Nicholson
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2001
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Billiards saloon, Tingha. October, 1952

Billiards saloon, Tingha. October, 1952

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Tingha, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1952
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Black and white cartoon titled 'Damn feminists'

Black and white cartoon titled 'Damn feminists'

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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Strangely Silent

Strangely Silent

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr David Messer
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1999
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The drums of battle beat...

The drums of battle beat...

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Fifth page of documentary material relating to the Mills Sisters

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Documents
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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The Mills Sisters, Singers, Dancers, Cultural Ambassadors and Perfo...
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1992
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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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1986
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Plaited fibre armband decorated with pigments

Plaited fibre armband decorated with pigments

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Armbands
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Cartoon titled 'If only there were real koala bears...'

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Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Artwork by Vikki Vasilevski titled 'War and Peace'

Artwork by Vikki Vasilevski titled 'War and Peace'

Dr Di Bretherton collection
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Photographic slides
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Dr Di Bretherton
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1985
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Pair of black and brown wooden bird sculptures covered with pyrographic designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Carvings
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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Nowitja
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1982
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Preamble (Aboriginal Definition)

Preamble (Aboriginal Definition)

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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Keera blacksmith. September, 1952

Keera blacksmith. 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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Cartoon of two passenger trains, one marked ASIA and the other EUROPE

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Alan Moir collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Java, Indonesia, Asia
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Mr Alan Moir
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1992
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Tasmanian Aborigines celebrate 8 years of re-occupation of Oyster Cove 1984-1992

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Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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Oyster Cove, Tasmania, Australia
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Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre
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1984
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Australian Peace Committee Supports World Disarmament Campaign

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Political 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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The public thinks

The public thinks

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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War on terror?

War on terror?

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Were you told this wasn't true?!!

Were you told this wasn't true?!!

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Erythrina vespertilio Leguminosae

Erythrina vespertilio Leguminosae

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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