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Meanwhile, in 2050...

Meanwhile, in 2050...

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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Health policy

Health policy

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Michael Atchison
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1996
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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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Stick used to pierce cloth

Stick used to pierce cloth

Eileen Morgan collection
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Tools
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Eileen Morgan
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1993
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Cartoon of Liberal Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser

Cartoon of Liberal Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1979
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Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Diana Maple-Brown, Pamela Maple-Brown and Bill Hutcheson, all holding booklets and wearing shield-shaped pins. Yass [Picnics] 1952

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Yass, New South Wales, Australia
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1952
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Yugoslavia

Yugoslavia

Political Humour Competition 1998 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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1988
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Parliamentary Question Time!

Parliamentary Question Time!

Lou Dargham collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Lou Dargham
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Murdoch, Hawke and Keating

Murdoch, Hawke and Keating

Lou Dargham collection
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Mr Lou Dargham
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Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new and dependable methods of communication'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Aboriginal Curse

Aboriginal Curse

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Lindsay Foyle
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1999
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Cartoon of Paul Keating as a bookie

Cartoon of Paul Keating as a bookie

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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Peace Now!

Peace Now!

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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La Marseillaise

La Marseillaise

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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Cartoon of Malcolm Fraser and John Howard with Howard saying 'A MR KHEMLANI SAYS HE CAN HELP US OVER THE TAX SHORTFALL'

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Patrick Cook collection
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Mr Patrick Cook
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Black man's burden

Black man's burden

Political Humour Competition 1997 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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1996
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Cartoon of disgraced NSW Chief Magistrate Murray Farquhar

Cartoon of disgraced NSW Chief Magistrate Murray Farquhar

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1986
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Waste Disposal

Waste Disposal

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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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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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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Poster for 'International Women's Day' march to Town Hall, Sydney, 1984

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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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White cotton pillowcase

White cotton pillowcase

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillowcases
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1920
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Cartoon of a granny driving a car with a chicken passenger

Cartoon of a granny driving a car with a chicken passenger

Judy Horacek collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1985
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Reformation II

Reformation II

Bruce Petty collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Bruce Petty
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Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

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

Cregan Family collection
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Stencils
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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How's the policy platform going

How's the policy platform going

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2001
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ACTIVE Spring 1993

ACTIVE Spring 1993

Union of Australian Women collection
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Newsletters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1993
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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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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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I Spy for the FBI

I Spy for the FBI

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Steven Moore
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1999
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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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United States of America
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Mr Alan Moir
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2004
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Square white cotton table centre cloth made by Una May Roadknight at Orbost, Victoria, in 1906

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Una May Irvine collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Una M. Irvine
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1906
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Handmade copper hammer

Handmade copper hammer

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Hammers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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The V chip

The V chip

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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Silver-coloured dessert spoon made from stainless steel

Silver-coloured dessert spoon made from stainless steel

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessertspoons
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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 Holiday is Over

The Holiday is Over

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr David Pope
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Lucky to be an Australian

Lucky to be an Australian

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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1996
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Woman flying as flag on Parliament House

Woman flying as flag on Parliament House

Judy Horacek collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1985
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White wooden 'make-do' stool made by soldier settler Harry Newman at Narrogin, Western Australia, in 1922

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Harry and Natalie Newman collection
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Stools
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Narrogin Agricultural Area, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Henry '. Newman
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1922
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Black and white photographic postcard of Circular Quay with artist's impression of the Sydney Opera House

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Austr...
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Australian News and Information Bureau
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1950
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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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Cartoon of Bob Hawke and Andrew Peacock

Cartoon of Bob Hawke and Andrew Peacock

Patrick Cook collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Patrick Cook
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Whitework oval linen table centre in mountmellick work

Whitework oval linen table centre in mountmellick work

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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Cartoon depicting Peter Costello tossing a coin into a cup labelled N.M.A.

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Geoff Pryor collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1996
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Colour caricature of a jockey, standing at the Finish Line on a hobby horse called 'Shank's Pony'

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John Rogers collection
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John Rogers
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1973
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If at First You Don't Succeed...

If at First You Don't Succeed...

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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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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1997
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ALP Platform

ALP Platform

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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The Big Grand Final

The Big Grand Final

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Harry Bruce
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1998
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Metal blue ashtray

Metal blue ashtray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Ashtrays
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1940
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Knives
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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 and retirement card

Cartoon and retirement card

Vicki Clarke collection
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Cartoons
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GM Holden Ltd
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Cartoon depicting a man approaching an outside 'dunny' which is surrouned by blowflies

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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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Hand-pumped dentist's spittoon used by Lilija Kokle

Hand-pumped dentist's spittoon used by Lilija Kokle

John Jankaus collection
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Spittoons
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Ventspils, Latvia
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Mrs Lilija Kokle
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1924
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UAW. Union of Aust. Women

UAW. Union of Aust. Women

Union of Australian Women collection
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Union 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 End Is Nigh

The End Is Nigh

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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Iraq
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Mr Alan Moir
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2003
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Table cloth and four serviettes, made from Irish linen and featuring embroidered playing card motifs

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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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1928
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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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1998
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Career advice No. 9

Career advice No. 9

Judy Horacek collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1995
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Circular cotton doily with a 'Hairpin Work' lace fringe, made in Orbost, Victoria, in the late 1800s

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Una May Irvine collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Helena E. Roadknight
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1870
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