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Metal and wood carpenter's brace

Metal and wood carpenter's brace

George and Mary Weir collection
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Woodworking braces
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Sheffield, England
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J A Chapman Ltd
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1949
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Taylors Beach Vaucluse NSW

Taylors Beach Vaucluse 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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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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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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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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China
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Mr Alan Moir
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2002
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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Pakistan
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Mr Alan Moir
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2003
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You and whose Army?!!

You and whose Army?!!

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Budgie

Budgie

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Simon Letch
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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 4 Cooktown Orchid

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 4 Cooktown Orchid

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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Trafficking Controller

Trafficking Controller

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Tom Jellett
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Cartoon titled 'S.O.S.'.

Cartoon titled 'S.O.S.'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Vincent 'Vince' O'Farrell
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2001
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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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Paved area leading to cells Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Paved area leading to cells 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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Bronwyn singing

Bronwyn singing "We're here..."

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Go / No go gauge

Go / No go gauge

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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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Knives
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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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Off the planet

Off the planet

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Sean Leahy
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1996
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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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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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Lucky to be an Australian

Lucky to be an Australian

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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1996
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Cartoon depicting US President Nixon's head as an American eagle

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Louis Zmak collection
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Cartoons
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United States of America
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Frank Benier
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1961
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Little worms

Little worms

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Lewis
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1996
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Cartoon titled 'Money Money Money'

Cartoon titled 'Money Money Money'

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Jock Alexander
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2001
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Uncirculated 1997 one dollar coin

Uncirculated 1997 one dollar coin

Royal Australian Mint collection no. 2
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One dollar coins
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Royal Australian Mint
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1997
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Capstan head

Capstan head

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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Go / No go gauge

Go / No go gauge

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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True Believers

True Believers

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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Alphabet Soup Kitchen

Alphabet Soup Kitchen

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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Letter dated 16 May 1844, signed by Thomas Thansell (?)

Letter dated 16 May 1844, signed by Thomas Thansell (?)

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Letters
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1844
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Carpenter's wooden-framed bow saw

Carpenter's wooden-framed bow saw

Giovanni Barresi collection
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Bow saws
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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 '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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But Peter

But Peter

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Cartoon depicting a man falling asleep in front of the television

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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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1984
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Beazley & Orchestra

Beazley & Orchestra

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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Any Welders?

Any Welders?

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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Ashtray

Ashtray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Ashtrays
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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 man seated in a lounge chair, watching three TV sets through binoculars

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Louis Zmak collection
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Cartoons
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Peter Harrigan
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1976
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Second sight

Second sight

Stuart Peterson collection
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Cartoons
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Archibald S. Peterson
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1942
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Ballot box poised to bite back

Ballot box poised to bite back

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 depicting a swagman character and two snakes

Cartoon depicting a swagman character and two snakes

Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Vane Lindesay
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Australian flag with Kelly helmet

Australian flag with Kelly helmet

Roger Lilford and Robbie Swan collection
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Cartoons
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Edward 'Ned' Kelly
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1985
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Contractual Obligations

Contractual Obligations

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Allison
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1998
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Equal Pay Year 1986

Equal Pay Year 1986

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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Metal rule

Metal 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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We want to be nuclear free

We want to be nuclear free

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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Wooden hall chair with a removable black felt cushion, from the Prime Minister's Lodge

Wooden hall chair with a removable black felt cushion, from ...

Department of Home Affairs (Prime Minister's Lodge) collection
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Chairs
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Australia
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Mrs Ruth Lane Poole
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1926
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GRANVILLE SHOW 1952, blue felt show pennant with gold-coloured block text

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Colledge Family collection
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Prizes
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Granville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1952
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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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Afghanistan
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Mr Alan Moir
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2004
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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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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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Hanson - The Experiment

Hanson - The Experiment

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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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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Cartoon of Bob Hawke having lunch with someone

Cartoon of Bob Hawke having lunch with someone

Patrick Cook collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Patrick Cook
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1989
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Surface plate

Surface plate

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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Einsteins Need Not Apply

Einsteins Need Not Apply