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Cartoon of Paul Keating as a French statue

Cartoon of Paul Keating as a French statue

Alan Moir collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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1992
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Colander

Colander

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Colanders
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1950
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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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Cartoon with three images of a woman standing on top of a mountain

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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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Emporer of all the New World

Emporer of all the New World

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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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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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Bob Carr goes to Vietnam

Bob Carr goes to Vietnam

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Vietnam
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Mr Rocco Fazzari
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1996
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Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

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

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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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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Clinton Speech

Clinton Speech

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1998
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Cartoon of 'IDEAL PRIME MINISTER!'

Cartoon of 'IDEAL PRIME MINISTER!'

Jeffrey Frith collection
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Mr Jeffrey Frith
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1963
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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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Dolly clothes peg

Dolly clothes peg

Margaret Heap collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1950
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Suitcase covered with brown lacquered-hessian over molded composite wooden boards

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Marion Douglas and Pamela Yonge collection
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Suitcases
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Walter H. Eddison
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1913
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Poster

Poster

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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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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The Campaign Trail 1998

The Campaign Trail 1998

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Matt Golding
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1998
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Black and white cartoon titled 'Damn feminists'

Black and white cartoon titled 'Damn feminists'

Judy Horacek collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1997
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1-2 inch micrometer

1-2 inch micrometer

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Micrometers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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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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CHOGM CUBE!

CHOGM CUBE!

Geoff Hook 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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1981
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British MkIII Pattern 1944 military steel helmet painted with the Trotskyist slogan 'OUT NOW', adopted to protest the Vietnam War

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Paul Bridges collection
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Military helmets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Paul Bridges
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1944
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Cartoon titled 'Olympic Flame'.

Cartoon titled 'Olympic Flame'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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2001
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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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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Mr Alan Moir
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2004
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Blood Bank

Blood Bank

Lou Dargham collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Lou Dargham
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Were you told this wasn't true?!!

Were you told this wasn't true?!!

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Pity She Didn't Bomb Somebody

Pity She Didn't Bomb Somebody

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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Murdoch, Hawke and Keating

Murdoch, Hawke and Keating

Lou Dargham collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Lou Dargham
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Prison truncheon, about 1940

Prison truncheon, about 1940

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Weapons
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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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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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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1986
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Mundingburra

Mundingburra

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Chris Kelly
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1996
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Werstpac of bastards you'll ever meet...

Werstpac of bastards you'll ever meet...

Roger Lilford and Robbie Swan collection
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Cartoons
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Anonymous
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1985
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Baby's First Preamble

Baby's First Preamble

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr John Butcher
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1999
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Cartoon titled 'Anthrax Scare'.

Cartoon titled 'Anthrax Scare'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Greg Smith
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2001
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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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Latvian natural-coloured linen waistcoat with black embroidery

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Guna Kinne collection no. 1
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Waistcoats
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Riga, Latvia
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Mrs Guna Kinne
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1942
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Jump 1

Jump 1

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Plastic Beer

Plastic Beer

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mark Cornwall
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Mugabe

Mugabe

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Carcass of a bullock swept up into a tree in 1950 flood, Birdsville. January, 1953

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Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Birdsville, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1953
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Sorry

Sorry

Political Humour Competition 1997 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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1997
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Holy Bible on which Lance Barnard took the oath of office of Deputy Prime Minister of Australia in 1973

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Hon Lance Barnard collection
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Bibles
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London, England
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Oxford University Press
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1952
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Metal peg - prison cell fixture

Metal peg - prison cell fixture

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Building materials
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Crocheted jug cover with yellow glass beads

Crocheted jug cover with yellow glass beads

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Jug covers
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1942
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Get on my Wik

Get on my Wik

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Michael Atchison
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1998
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Three Wise Hawke Monkeys

Three Wise Hawke Monkeys

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1991
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Malingering

Malingering

Political Humour Competition 1997 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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1997
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Counter sink

Counter sink

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Cartoon depicting a man standing limply, suffering from exhaustion

Cartoon depicting a man standing limply, suffering from exha...

Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Vane Lindesay
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The Restoration

The Restoration

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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Toy dustpan

Toy dustpan

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Cleaning toys
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Mrs Helen Jensma
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1950
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Round tin basin

Round tin basin

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Basins
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Shoalhaven Gorge, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1930
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Poster for 'International Women's Day' 75th Aniversary, 1985

Poster for 'International Women's Day' 75th Aniversary, 1985

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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Sauce Dispenser

Sauce Dispenser

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dispensers
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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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Auger bit

Auger bit

George and Mary Weir collection
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Augers
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Redhead, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George F. Weir
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1949
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Cartoon of Liberal Lord Mayor of Brisbane Sally Anne Atkinson welcoming visitors to Brisbane

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1985
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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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Ballot Box Targets

Ballot Box Targets

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Sturt Krygsman
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1998
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