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Gold panning dish

Gold panning dish

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Mining equipment
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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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White china cup commemorating the sinking of SMS Emden by HMAS Sydney at Keeling Cocos Island on 9 November 1914

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Margaret Gibb collection
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Commemorative cups
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England
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Samuel Radford Ltd
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1914
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Shirt with Hungarian Scout Association Insignia

Shirt with Hungarian Scout Association Insignia

Dr Stephen Jani collection
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Shirts
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Christie's
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1950
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Wheat loader, Dalby. November, 1952

Wheat loader, Dalby. November, 1952

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Dalby, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1952
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Joh Operating TV Camera

Joh Operating TV Camera

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1987
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Loan Service

Loan Service

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Allison
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1997
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Spirit Islands

Spirit Islands

John Calaby collection
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1940
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Home-made rectanglular painted plywood drinks tray used at 'Pretty Point' homestead via Delegate, NSW

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Judy Hirst collection no. 2
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Trays
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Delegate, New South Wales, Australia
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1950
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Buzacott Cyanogas Dust Blower Rabbit Fumigator Pump

Buzacott Cyanogas Dust Blower Rabbit Fumigator Pump

Cregan Family collection
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Pest control equipment
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Buzacott & Co Ltd
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1920
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The John Howard Church of Latter Day Saints

The John Howard Church of Latter Day Saints

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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1997
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Without Whom ..

Without Whom ..

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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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Mr Alan Moir
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1999
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Cartoon depicting a man with a finger caught in a rabbit trap

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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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1978
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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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White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessert dishes
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Fine tooth saw blade

Fine tooth saw 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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Poster -

Poster - "African National Congress"

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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Pair of metal spurs with black leather straps

Pair of metal spurs with black leather straps

Colledge Family collection
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Spurs
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Tablecloth and four serviettes

Tablecloth and four serviettes

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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1930
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Have we got anything to offer women...?

Have we got anything to offer women...?

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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Cartoon depicting a man holding a skull in each hand

Cartoon depicting a man holding a skull in each hand

Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Vane Lindesay
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Metal tray for Holden: The First Twenty Years 1948-1968

Metal tray for Holden: The First Twenty Years 1948-1968

Jack Heenan collection
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Trays
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GM Holden Ltd
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1948
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Glass bowl

Glass bowl

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1950
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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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White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessert dishes
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Charity stall, Moree, N.S.W. Early September, 1952

Charity stall, Moree, N.S.W. Early September, 1952

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Moree, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1952
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Landau known as 'The Ranken Coach'

Landau known as 'The Ranken Coach'

Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 1
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Horse drawn coaches
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Scotland
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Mr George Ranken
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1821
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Cartoon depicting Pauline Hanson as a vicious dog who has just bitten John Howard's hand off

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Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Steven Moore
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1997
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Ferrier's Lever Wool Press, Serial No 1831, made by Humble & Sons, Geelong, c.1912

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Department of Administrative Services collection
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Wool presses
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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Humble and Sons
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1876
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Who Is Best To Manage...

Who Is Best To Manage...

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 illustration of the Australian states on a United States of America map

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Roger Lilford and Robbie Swan collection
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Cartoons
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Australia
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Mary Leunig
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1985
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You and whose Army?!!

You and whose Army?!!

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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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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Winter closes in...

Winter closes in...

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2002
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New York Currency Dealer

New York Currency Dealer

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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New York, New York, United States of America
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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'Black and White Art in Australia' by Les Tanner

'Black and White Art in Australia' by Les Tanner

Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Theses
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Les Tanner
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1963
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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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Cartoons
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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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Do the right thing!

Do the right thing!

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Danny Eastwood
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Comb for sheep shearing handpiece used at 'Rocky Plains' via Berridale

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Tony Preston collection no. 4
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Shearing equipment
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Berridale, New South Wales, Australia
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Neil Woodhouse
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1910
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Replica fat lamp in a tin, as made at Wallaga Lake Aboriginal Mission during the 1930s

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Eileen Morgan collection
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Lamps
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Eileen Morgan
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1993
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Psssst (Turnbull)

Psssst (Turnbull)

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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Little Echo

Little Echo

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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Aboriginal encampment, East Moree. August, 1952

Aboriginal encampment, East Moree. August, 1952

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Moree, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1952
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Y'know, it's just over two years since the great Olympics...

Y'know, it's just over two years since the great Olympics...

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Cartoon image of a woman under a microscope

Cartoon image of a woman under a microscope

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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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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Bronco Strong Superfine Toilet Tissue

Bronco Strong Superfine Toilet Tissue

Margaret Maclurcan collection
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Toilet paper
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Andrew Jack, Dyson & Co
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1894
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Discovery of the gambling bug

Discovery of the gambling bug

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Ditchburn
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1997
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Black and white caricature of Australian Rules Football player, Bruce Doull, nick-named 'The Flying Doormat'

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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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Carved wooden arrowhead with six indents tapering to the point

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Odette O'Neill collection
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Arrows
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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Remember The Good Old Days

Remember The Good Old Days

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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Women's International Democratic Federation 8th Congress medallion

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Medallions
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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

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2003
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Ample scope to cut $4b deficit

Ample scope to cut $4b deficit

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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1995
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Hiroshima Never Again!'88

Hiroshima Never Again!'88

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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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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Composing stick

Composing stick

Les Robertson collection
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Printing accessories
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Ladies refurbished Roadmaster bicycle, which was ridden in Tasmania by Reima Mieztis

Ladies refurbished Roadmaster bicycle, which was ridden in T...

Reima Miezitis collection
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Bicycles
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Australia
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Mrs Reima Miezitis
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1945
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Scorched Earth

Scorched Earth

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 Nicholson
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1999
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