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Conquerors

Conquerors

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1996
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Consumption Tax

Consumption Tax

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Peter Lewis
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1998
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New Australian wheat lumper, Dalby. November, 1952

New Australian wheat lumper, 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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'Preamble' or 'What's that song that says it all?'

'Preamble' or 'What's that song that says it all?'

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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Economy - down for the count

Economy - down for the count

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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Wooden hunting club, Darling River region, New South Wales

Wooden hunting club, Darling River region, New South Wales

Black's Museum collection
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Clubs
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Darling River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1930
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So many stairs

So many stairs

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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Slip block

Slip block

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 of Bob Hawke, John Howard, Andrew Peacock, Ian Sinclair, Joh Bjelke-Petersen and a couple in bed

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Patrick Cook collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Patrick Cook
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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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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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Pair of snowshoes

Pair of snowshoes

Dane Wimbush collection
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Snowshoes
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Island Bend, Kosciusko National Park, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Dane Wimbush
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1950
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'WOULD YOU PREFER TO BE HOMELESS UNDER A MONARCHY OR A REPUBLIC?

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Les Tanner collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Les Tanner
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1991
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Fork

Fork

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Forks
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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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Fork

Fork

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Forks
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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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Frying pan

Frying pan

Judy Horacek collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1995
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16 millimetre movie camera used by Sir Robert Menzies

16 millimetre movie camera used by Sir Robert Menzies

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 1
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Movie cameras
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United States of America
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1947
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Back to the Future

Back to the Future

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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In which Cappuccino is licked

In which Cappuccino is licked

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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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 titled 'The Emergency Demonstration'

Cartoon titled 'The Emergency Demonstration'

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Matt Golding
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2001
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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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DEMOC -  RATS

DEMOC - RATS

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Harry Bruce
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Delayed - John Howard

Delayed - John Howard

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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Kitchen knife

Kitchen knife

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kitchen knives
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Sheffield, England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1940
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Cartoon titled 'Throw Him A Banana'.

Cartoon titled 'Throw Him A Banana'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Fremantle, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Ms Angie Lyndon
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2001
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Cartoon of Premier of Queensland Joh Bjelke Peterson characterised as a rhinoceros

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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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1986
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Liberal Tax Polecies (sic)

Liberal Tax Polecies (sic)

Lou Dargham collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Lou Dargham
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1987
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Cartoon of former New South Wales Labor Premier Jack Renshaw

Cartoon of former New South Wales Labor Premier Jack Renshaw

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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1982
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Packer's fuel in the crown: How Kerry rode to the rescue

Packer's fuel in the crown: How Kerry rode to the rescue

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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Beazley's delicate high-wire act

Beazley's delicate high-wire act

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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King of Australia

King of Australia

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1992
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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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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 of a person saying 'ADMIT YOU WERE WRONG!' to Paul Keating

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Patrick Cook collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Patrick Cook
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The FU Holden Howard

The FU Holden Howard

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Heinrich Hinze
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1998
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Minton 'Kings Service' china saucer bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Saucers
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Minton 'Kings Service' china fruit plate bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Fruit plates
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England
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Minton
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1927
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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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Sticker

Sticker

Union of Australian Women collection
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Stickers
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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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ALP Election Launch at Opera House

ALP Election Launch at Opera House

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Austr...
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1987
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The republicans birthday message

The republicans birthday message

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Ms Cathy Wilcox
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1996
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My friend the chart

My friend the chart

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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White wooden 'make-do' stool made by soldier settler Harry Newman at Narrogin, Western Australia, in 1922

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Harry and Natalie Newman collection
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Stools
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Narrogin Agricultural Area, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Henry '. Newman
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1922
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The Enemy Listens

The Enemy Listens

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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1945
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Tin fossicker's shack, Tingha. October, 1952

Tin fossicker's shack, Tingha. October, 1952

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Tingha, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1952
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Scare Campaign

Scare Campaign

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Patrick Cook
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1998
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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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Overdosed

Overdosed

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Michael Atchison
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1996
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Psst...

Psst...

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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Like Hell

Like Hell

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Steven Moore
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1999
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Loot

Loot

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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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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1998
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Cartoon depicting John Howard and George W Bush in a armoured tank

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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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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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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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