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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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You don't want me to make rash decisions?!

You don't want me to make rash decisions?!

Lou Dargham collection
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Cartoons
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United States of America
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Mr Lou Dargham
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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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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.32. Whale

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.32. Whale

Joyce Knife collection
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Matchboxes
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Cremorne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Bryant and May
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1950
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White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup bowls
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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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Govt rigs for stormy Senate passage

Govt rigs for stormy Senate passage

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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1996
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Hollingworth's monkey

Hollingworth's monkey

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Sean Leahy
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Sketch depicting two women selling badges to an Australian soldier

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Eveline Coulter collection
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Cartoons
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Great Britain
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Miss Ruby Lind
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2018
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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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Things take time to go through the system

Things take time to go through the system

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1997
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What do they take us for?

What do they take us for?

Geoff Pryor collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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New Zealand
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1992
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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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A Noisy Uninformed Rabble

A Noisy Uninformed Rabble

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Butcher
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1998
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Watsons Bay Sydney NSW

Watsons Bay Sydney NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ramsay Photo Works Pty Ltd
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1950
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I've just been to the image consultant

I've just been to the image consultant

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 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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Steven Moore
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1997
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Carpenter's large wooden smoothing plane

Carpenter's large wooden smoothing plane

Giovanni Barresi collection
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Smoothing planes
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Vizzini, Sicily, Catania, Italy
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Mr Giovanni Barresi
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1952
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Striped velveteen cushion

Striped velveteen cushion

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cushions
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Pair of pink-brown knit stockings

Pair of pink-brown knit 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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The solemn 'uns

The solemn 'uns

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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1943
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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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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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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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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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T-shirt commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the formation of the Torres Strait Light Infantry Battalion

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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T-shirts
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Torres Strait Light Infantry Battalion
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1992
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Gospel According to John Howard

Gospel According to John Howard

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sean Leahy
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1997
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Shearing shed, Keera, N.S.W. September, 1952

Shearing shed, Keera, N.S.W. 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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Colour illustration of a flag with the McDonalds 'M' symbol and litter

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Roger Lilford and Robbie Swan collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Rolf Heiman
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1985
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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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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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High Five

High Five

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Dean Alston
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1999
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The Legal System

The Legal System

Judy Horacek collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1999
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Guard, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Guard, 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 John Dawkins in a torture chamber called the 'TAX OFFICE'

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Warren Brown collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Warren Brown
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1992
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I am a Woman for Peace

I am a Woman for Peace

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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Poster-

Poster- "Alternative Die Gruner"

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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How PMs ration the real news

How PMs ration the real news

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1998
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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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Dustpan

Dustpan

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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Lamb Exports

Lamb Exports

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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Photocopy of a caricature of Simon Crean, the leader of Australian Council of Trade Unions [ACTU]

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John Rogers collection
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Cartoons
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John Rogers
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1987
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Infant Democracy a Fragile Hope

Infant Democracy a Fragile Hope

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Peter Sheehan
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1999
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Bed linen with nursery design

Bed linen with nursery design

Gwyneth Ottrey collection
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Bed linen
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Saint Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Florence O. Ottrey
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1945
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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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Cartoons
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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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The Guide to Election Sign Language

The Guide to Election Sign Language

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Matt Golding
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1996
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Disheys

Disheys

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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The Blue Wire

The Blue Wire

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Dean Alston
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1998
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The First Australian's Third Book

The First Australian's Third Book

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Booklets
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Geraldine Mackenzie
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1952
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Poster -

Poster - "Hiroshima Never Again"

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 china dinner plate

White china dinner plate

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Dinner plates
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Cartoon showing the nose and partial wing of an aeroplane labelled '1977'

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Louis Zmak collection
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Cartoons
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Michael Lodge
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1977
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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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We want it simple

We want it simple

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1996
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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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Harradine Bastard

Harradine Bastard

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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The Road to the Republic and Back

The Road to the Republic and Back

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ward O'Neil
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1999
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Teaspoon

Teaspoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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