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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Enid Bowden collection
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Necklaces
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Centrallising anvil

Centrallising anvil

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Anvils
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Zufolo, a flute-like instrument

Zufolo, a flute-like instrument

Guiseppe Castellana collection
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Wind instruments
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Montallegro, Sicily, Agrigento province, Italy
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Mr Guiseppe '. Castellana
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1940
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Go / No go gauge

Go / No go 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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Cartoon about the success of the band, Yothu Yindi

Cartoon about the success of the band, Yothu Yindi

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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Metal tray

Metal tray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Trays
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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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Club

Club

Enid Bowden collection
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Clubs
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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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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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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Tea-towel printed with 'The Peace Bus; driving for disarmament'

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Tea-towels
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1984
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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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Souvenir Project Book 'Australia's Bicentenary 1788-1988', which is designed to store bicentennial milk cartons

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ACT Milk Authority collection
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Commemorative books
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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ACT Milk Authority
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1987
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The French Foreign Minister said...

The French Foreign Minister said...

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Portable folding bookmaker's board, which was used by Ted Eastman in Melbourne

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Ian Charles Tongue collection
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Gambling equipment
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Victoria, Australia
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Ted Eastman
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1930
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Landscape painting depicting a large tree and red rocky outcrops, by Peter Taylor.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Watercolour paintings
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Peter T. Taylor
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1982
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Amber bead necklace

Amber bead necklace

Guna Kinne collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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Latvia
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1950
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Portrait photograph of Mandy Wright

Portrait photograph of Mandy Wright

Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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Portrait photograph of Toby Weight

Portrait photograph of Toby Weight

Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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Cartoon depicting Cedric the Swagman sitting on a rock, reading a book titled 'The Great Bunyip Myth'

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Douglas E Tainsh collection
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Cartoons
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Noosaville, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Douglas E. Tainsh
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1987
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Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration

Margaret Twiss collection
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Christmas decorations
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Beaumont, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Margaret Twiss
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1960
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Entree plate with coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms insignia

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Entree plates
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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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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Griddle Iron

Griddle Iron

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cooking equipment
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Dictating and transcribing machine

Dictating and transcribing machine

Ernest B Phillips collection
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Office machines
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Grundig Intermedia GmbH
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1960
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Print titled 'Kurntumaru and Parnaparnti', by Jimmy Pike, 1987

Print titled 'Kurntumaru and Parnaparnti', by Jimmy Pike, 19...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Prints
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Jimmy Pike
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1987
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Suffer the little children

Suffer the little children

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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This One's For....

This One's For....

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Alan Moir
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1999
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Su.u.mmer..t.i.me...

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Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2004
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Picnic set

Picnic set

Felicita Carr collection
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Picnic sets
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1940
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Sharpening stone for shears, used by professional shearer Colin Davis on Merriville Estate

Sharpening stone for shears, used by professional shearer Co...

Colin Davis collection
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Sharpening stones
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Murrumbateman, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Colin Davis
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1946
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Child's walking trainer

Child's walking trainer

Ruth Lynch collection
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Walking aids
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United States of America
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1932
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Cartoon titled 'Meg's Dilemma'.

Cartoon titled 'Meg's Dilemma'.

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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Cactus Island
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2001
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Randwick Freemasons 1921-1971

Randwick Freemasons 1921-1971

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Commemorative badges
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Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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1921
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Gold metallic cloth and black woollen coat, worn by Gertud Bodenwieser when taking on-stage acknowledgements

Gold metallic cloth and black woollen coat, worn by Gertud B...

Cuckson Bodenwieser collection no. 1
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Coats
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New South Wales, Australia
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Eileen Cramer
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1940
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Gas mask used as part of a protest costume

Gas mask used as part of a protest costume

Benny Zable collection no. 1
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Gasmasks
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Mr Benjamin 'Benny' Zable
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1981
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Cartoon of three figures in patched clothes on a victory dias

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Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Louis Postruzin
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1997
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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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Reject heritage listing, If you close the mills who'll pay the bills

Reject heritage listing, If you close the mills who'll pay t...

Concerned Ladies Action Group collection no. 2
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Stickers
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Queensland, Australia
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Concerned Ladies Action Group
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1995
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Metal rule

Metal 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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Portrait photograph of Michael Driscoll

Portrait photograph of Michael Driscoll

Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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One Nation

One Nation

Political Humour Competition 1998 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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1998
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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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Children Overboard

Children Overboard

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Bruce Petty
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Vest Pocket Manual of Printing

Vest Pocket Manual of Printing

Les Robertson collection
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Technical manuals
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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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The Inland Printer Co
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1920
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'Romanslide' brand manually-operated projector for slides or film strips

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Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Projectors
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Japan
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Sanyo
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1950
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Don't Mention the Royals

Don't Mention the Royals

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sean Leahy
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1999
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Cash Converters and the Methadone Clinic

Cash Converters and the Methadone Clinic

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mark Cornwall
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1998
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Portrait photograph of Anita

Portrait photograph of Anita

Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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Miner's crossed pick and shovel brooch incorporating a large nugget

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Smales Jewellers collection
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Brooches
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Western Australia, Australia
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Crawford family
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1890
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Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration

Margaret Twiss collection
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Christmas decorations
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Beaumont, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Margaret Twiss
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1960
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Woven grass, wide brim hat, attributed to Lake Tyers, 1950s

Woven grass, wide brim hat, attributed to Lake Tyers, 1950s

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Hats
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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1950
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The misadventures of the O'Whidn clan

The misadventures of the O'Whidn clan

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Bone china coffee cup with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

Bone china coffee cup with a coloured Commonwealth Parliamen...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Coffee cups
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Cream cotton corset

Cream cotton corset

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Corsets
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1900
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Cartoon of Malcolm Fraser seated among five Parliamentary backbenchers

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Louis Zmak collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Larry Pickering
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1977
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Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Leatherworking tools
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Rolfe Bridle
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1930
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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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Keating's Position

Keating's Position

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Lewis
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1996
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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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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Dead cat (GST)

Dead cat (GST)

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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