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Two illustrations - First Victa Lawnmower and First Ear Muffs

Two illustrations - First Victa Lawnmower and First Ear Muff...

Geoff Pryor collection no. 2
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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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1989
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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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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 - "Who Controls the Keys? Who Punches Them?"

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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Woman diving into paperwork

Woman diving into paperwork

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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Composing rule

Composing 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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Shield

Shield

Odette O'Neill collection
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Shields
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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Ah, here comes the Foreign Investment team now!

Ah, here comes the Foreign Investment team now!

Bruce Petty collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Bruce Petty
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Two sets of playing cards within a box, featuring the logo of the FJ Holden

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Jack Heenan collection
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Playing cards
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GM Holden Ltd
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1948
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Plastic bag with Union of Australian Women Declares Peace on the World

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Plastic bags
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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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Mesapotamia has been laid waste

Mesapotamia has been laid waste

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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The Arbitration Comission giveth and the tax man taketh away

The Arbitration Comission giveth and the tax man taketh away

Lou Dargham collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Lou Dargham
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I took their land and I replaced their laws, but I've stopped now

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Bruce Petty collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Bruce Petty
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Rosary beads made by Lithuanian 18 year old student Marija Bieksaite in a Siberian Gulag, about 1946

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Ianina Maliauskene collection
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Rosary beads
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Siberia, Russia
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Miss Marija Bieksaite
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1946
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Wheat loader, Dalby. November, 1952

Wheat loader, 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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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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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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Outposts Of Tyranny

Outposts Of Tyranny

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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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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International Women's Day, 8 March United Nations Time for Action

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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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Cartoon titled 'Birth of a Nation'.

Cartoon titled 'Birth of a Nation'.

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 Sean Leahy
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2001
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Metal centering piece for a bore gauge

Metal centering piece for a bore gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tool components
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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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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Copper-bearing ore sample

Copper-bearing ore sample

Norman Parker collection
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Geological specimens
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Rum Jungle, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Norman Parker
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1952
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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 of Liberal Premier of Victoria, Sir Rupert Hamer, trussed and hanging on a meat hook

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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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1981
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Cultural imprints

Cultural imprints

Geoff Pryor collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1990
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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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Indemnity

Indemnity

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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The drums of war

The drums of war

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Poster titled 'Post Office communication services are vital to the development of Australian industries'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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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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Square fawn-coloured lacquered canvas suitcase with a red, yellow and black stripe pattern

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Colledge Family collection
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Suitcases
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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AVVAGOYAMUGS

AVVAGOYAMUGS

Roger Lilford and Robbie Swan collection
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Cartoons
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1985
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Pin punch

Pin punch

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Punches
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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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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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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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 depticting a man about to jump out of an aeroplane

Cartoon depticting a man about to jump out of an aeroplane

Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Vane Lindesay
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1987
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Underwood No 5 Manual Typewriter

Underwood No 5 Manual Typewriter

Else Alsop collection
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Typewriters
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United States of America
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Underwood Typewriter Company
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1919
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Stylised image of a woman with a dove

Stylised image of a woman with a dove

Union of Australian Women collection
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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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Poster -

Poster - "We, the People of Noonkanbah, Call for Support"

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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2004
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Florence and Christine Wililamson in pipeline at Munyang

Florence and Christine Wililamson in pipeline at Munyang

Snowy Scheme - Christine Filiamundi collection
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Photographs
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Munyang, Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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John P. Williamson
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1953
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Composing rule

Composing 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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Economic rationalism

Economic rationalism

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Badgery's Creek

Badgery's Creek

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Ration Day in the 1950s by Elaine Russell, 2002.

Ration Day in the 1950s by Elaine Russell, 2002.

Elaine Russell collection
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Acrylic paintings
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National Museum of Australia, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Elaine Russell
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2002
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Cartoon titled 'The War on Terrorism'.

Cartoon titled 'The War on Terrorism'.

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 Bruce Petty
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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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I just feel so tired

I just feel so tired

Judy Horacek collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1994
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Between Iraq and a hard place

Between Iraq and a hard place

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Sean Leahy
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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.20. Qualup Bell

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.20. Qualup Bell

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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Cartoon titled 'Alien Invasion (Mr & Mrs Merv Bloggs)'.

Cartoon titled 'Alien Invasion (Mr & Mrs Merv Bloggs)'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Cathy Wilcox
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2001
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Lucky Jeff Overplays Hand

Lucky Jeff Overplays Hand

Political Humour Competition 1999 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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1999
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A Century at Moore Park Best Exhibit Beef Shorthorns 1882-1982

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Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Medals
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Amor Pty Ltd
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1882
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John Poole Marine Chronometer No 2659, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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John Poole
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1855
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Fowler's Vacola sauce bottle

Fowler's Vacola sauce bottle

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Food preserving bottles
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Mavis Bridle
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1930
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Bottom of the Harbour

Bottom of the Harbour

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1982
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