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The Bedrock of the 'No' Case

The Bedrock of the 'No' Case

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr John Butcher
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Pair of dark brown cotton knit stockings

Pair of dark brown cotton 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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Cartoon titled 'Kiss My... Baby'.

Cartoon titled 'Kiss My... Baby'.

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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Tick...

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Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Owner's handbook for the Daimler 'Twenty-seven' and 'Straight Eight'

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Daimler Twenty Seven and Straight Eight Handbook collection
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Handbooks
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1948
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Peacock and Howard skiing

Peacock and Howard skiing

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Great Non-Debate

Great Non-Debate

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1993
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Jeff @*#!! Rules

Jeff @*#!! Rules

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sean Leahy
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1999
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Cartoon titled 'Wilson Tuckey Says'.

Cartoon titled 'Wilson Tuckey Says'.

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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Love Means Never Having to Say You're Sorry

Love Means Never Having to Say You're Sorry

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Harry Bruce
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1999
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Photograph of Reima Hodgkinson at Coronet Peak, New Zeland, 1952

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Reima Miezitis collection
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Photographs
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New Zealand
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1952
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Let's get a second opinion

Let's get a second opinion

Bruce Petty collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Bruce Petty
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large scrapbook with red hardcover containing newspaper clippinps from 1946 to about 1960 largely relating to Emilie Roach and her contemporaries in the Show circuit

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Colledge Family collection
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Scrapbooks
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1945
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Brass winding key for chronometer

Brass winding key for chronometer

Department of Defence collection
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Keys
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Gold metallic cloth and black woollen coat, worn by Gertud Bodenwieser when taking on-stage acknowledgements

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Cuckson Bodenwieser collection no. 1
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Coats
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New South Wales, Australia
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Eileen Cramer
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1940
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Cartoon titled 'The Dancing Lad'.

Cartoon titled 'The Dancing Lad'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Rocco Fazzari
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2001
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Iraq, Democracy, Theocracy

Iraq, Democracy, Theocracy

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Mr Alan Moir
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2005
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Without Whom ..

Without Whom ..

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Mr Alan Moir
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2004
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Phew...

Phew...

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Iraq
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Mr Alan Moir
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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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Drawing September, 1952. Race-horse trainer, Keera

Drawing September, 1952. Race-horse trainer, Keera

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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1953
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Colston

Colston

Political Humour Competition 1997 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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1997
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Colour caricature of Australian Rules Football player, Bernie Quinlan, wearing his Fitzroy Football Club guernsey

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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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Carpenter's right-angled metal square

Carpenter's right-angled metal square

Giovanni Barresi collection
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Carpenters squares
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Vizzini, Sicily, Catania, Italy
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Mr Giovanni Barresi
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1952
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Cartoon titled 'Only Joking'.

Cartoon titled 'Only Joking'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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2001
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Circular button brooch of gold-coloured metal, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Cartoon depicting a lawyer explaining Latin legal terms

Cartoon depicting a lawyer explaining Latin legal terms

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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1970
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Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Sean Leahy
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Sanitary Bronco Toilet Roll

Sanitary Bronco Toilet Roll

Margaret Maclurcan collection
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Toilet paper
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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British Patent Perforated Paper Co Pty Ltd
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1894
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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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1993
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Cartoon titled 'Fees and Charges'.

Cartoon titled 'Fees and Charges'.

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 Jon Kudelka
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2001
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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 Dean Alston
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1996
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Ear-biter Bruce

Ear-biter Bruce

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1997
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Cartoon of a man in overalls and tin hat, pouring money from drum into a half wine cask

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Louis Zmak collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Louis Zmak
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1975
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Cartoon depicting a man being tossed by a bull

Cartoon depicting a man being tossed by a bull

Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Vane Lindesay
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Agenda Items 3 - 15

Agenda Items 3 - 15

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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Cartoon titled 'The Howard View'.

Cartoon titled 'The Howard View'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr David Messer
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2001
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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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Come on up...

Come on up...

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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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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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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Height measurement gauges

Height measurement gauges

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Gauges
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Cartoon titled 'Leadership/Election'.

Cartoon titled 'Leadership/Election'.

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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Ross Bateup
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2001
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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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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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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

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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Sorry - The Cave-Ins

Sorry - The Cave-Ins

Political Humour Competition 1999 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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1999
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International Women's Day March 8

International Women's Day March 8

Union of Australian Women collection
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Commemorative 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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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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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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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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Hit and Run

Hit and Run

Political Humour Competition 1998 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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1998
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Centre drill

Centre drill

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Drill bits
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Poster titled 'Reclaim the Night', 1993

Poster titled 'Reclaim the Night', 1993

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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Eut visi enime ad minim

Eut visi enime ad minim

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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Cartoon drawn in black ink and shows a cherub with a halo sitting in a puddle

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Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1997
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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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