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Commonwealth Railways Gold Life Pass issued to the Hon King O'Malley

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Transport passes
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Australia
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Commonwealth Railways
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1912
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What are little girls made of?

What are little girls made of?

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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Tooth's ferrous metal bottle opener

Tooth's ferrous metal bottle opener

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bottle openers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1950
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Speak English

Speak English

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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1998
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Cartoon depicting a fat-bellied 'ocker'-type, eating a meat pie and drinking beer

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Clarrie King collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Clarrie King
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1976
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Cartoon of Malcolm Fraser and John Howard saying 'BARWICK'S ADVICE HAS CAUSED ALL OUR PROBLEMS..

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Patrick Cook collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Patrick Cook
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Rectangular wooden ornamental carving

Rectangular wooden ornamental carving

Odette O'Neill collection
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Wood carvings
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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Of course I'm against the AustraliaCard!

Of course I'm against the AustraliaCard!

Lou Dargham collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Lou Dargham
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1987
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Prison door lock

Prison door lock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Door locks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Banks

Banks

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Rod Emmerson
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1997
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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 titled 'Budget 2001'.

Cartoon titled 'Budget 2001'.

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 Geoffrey R. Hook
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2001
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Mailman, Quilpie. December 26th, 1952

Mailman, Quilpie. December 26th, 1952

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Quilpie, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1952
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Cartoon titled 'Xenophobia'.

Cartoon titled 'Xenophobia'.

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 David Messer
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2001
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Keeping the Bastards Honest

Keeping the Bastards Honest

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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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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Someday son...all of this will be yours

Someday son...all of this will be yours

Jenny Coopes collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Jenny Coopes
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1992
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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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Cartoon of Paul Keating's face on a dolphin body

Cartoon of Paul Keating's face on a dolphin body

Mark Knight collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Mark Knight
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1992
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Dessert spoon

Dessert spoon

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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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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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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Cartoon of Malcolm Fraser seated among five Parliamentary backbenchers

Cartoon of Malcolm Fraser seated among five Parliamentary ba...

Louis Zmak collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Larry Pickering
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1977
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Cartoon titled 'The Bali ten & eleven', by Matt Golding, 2006

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Political Cartooning 2006 collection
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Political Cartoons
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Mr Matt Golding
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2006
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Political campaigning is about kissing babies

Political campaigning is about kissing babies

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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Teaspoon

Teaspoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Teaspoons
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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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Red Herring

Red Herring

Geoff Pryor collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1992
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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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Cartoons
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Mr Patrick Cook
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Belle, the Barmaid of 'The Club', Quilpie. December, 1952

Belle, the Barmaid of 'The Club', Quilpie. December, 1952

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Quilpie, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1952
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Don't be afraid .. their bark is worse than their bite!

Don't be afraid .. their bark is worse than their bite!

Lou Dargham collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Lou Dargham
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Miniaturist

Miniaturist

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1996
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Me Ruxton! which doctor are you?

Me Ruxton! which doctor are you?"

Lou Dargham collection
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Cartoons
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South Africa, Africa
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Mr Lou Dargham
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PS 'Enterprise' built in Echuca, Victoria, in 1878

PS 'Enterprise' built in Echuca, Victoria, in 1878

Graeme Rex and Jane Avril Niehus collection no. 1
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Paddle-steamers
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Beverley, Yorkshire, England
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Beverley Iron Coy Limited
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1877
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Gardiner Two Day Marine Chronometer No 5/3947 in wooden case

Gardiner Two Day Marine Chronometer No 5/3947 in wooden case

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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R Gardner
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1893
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Cartoon of Sir Joh Bjelke Peterson leading soldiers on hoseback through deep snow

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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Blood & Stone

Blood & Stone

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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Auditions Olympic Mascot

Auditions Olympic Mascot

Political Humour Competition 1999 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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1999
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War Gods

War Gods

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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1944
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Costello & Howard Snake

Costello & Howard Snake

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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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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Cartoon depicting a man addressing a lawyer wearing a wig

Cartoon depicting a man addressing a lawyer wearing a wig

Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Vane Lindesay
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Station hand, Keera, N.S.W. September, 1952

Station hand, 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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Hills Hoist rotary clothesline display model

Hills Hoist rotary clothesline display model

Jim Jackson collection
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Small scale models
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South Australia, Australia
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Hills Industries Ltd
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1950
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The Terrorist

The Terrorist

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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Nurse

Nurse

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1999
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Environment an election issue

Environment an election issue

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr John Allison
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1996
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Pair of wicket keeper's leather gloves

Pair of wicket keeper's leather gloves

Swan Richards collection
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Cricket equipment
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Stokes McGown Pty Ltd
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1950
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Foreign ownership

Foreign ownership

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Neil Matterson
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The great debate

The great debate

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Louis Postruzin
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Here's Johnny

Here's Johnny

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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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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Cartoon titled 'Reality TV'.

Cartoon titled 'Reality TV'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mark Cornwell
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2001
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Cartoon of Eric Butler, founder of the Australian League of Rights, characterised as a gorilla with his finger on a page captioned 'How To Pick A Jew'

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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Two square plush d'oyleys

Two square plush d'oyleys

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Doilies
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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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Grand prix strikers

Grand prix strikers

Political Humour Competition 1997 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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I've been to Bali too

I've been to Bali too

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Matt Golding
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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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Mr Alan Moir
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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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2001
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Bath plug

Bath plug

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Sink plugs
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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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BOP

BOP

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Car driving on a road through an avenue of trees, March 1952

Car driving on a road through an avenue of trees, March 1952

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1952
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