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Cartoon of Bob Hawke and Andrew Peacock

Cartoon of Bob Hawke and Andrew Peacock

Patrick Cook collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Patrick Cook
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The V chip

The V chip

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Bob Wells
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1996
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Sydeney's dams are as dry as the Devil's armpit...

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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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The quietly American

The quietly American

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Mr Alan Moir
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Coalition/tariff's fire

Coalition/tariff's fire

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Mr Alan Moir
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Hey, gosh! Now don't tell me ... Dolly Parton?

Hey, gosh! Now don't tell me ... Dolly Parton?

Lou Dargham collection
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Cartoons
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United States of America
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Mr Lou Dargham
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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Mr Alan Moir
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2003
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Acme thread gauge

Acme thread 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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Cartoon titled 'Mir Re-entry'.

Cartoon titled 'Mir Re-entry'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Russia
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Mr Greg Smith
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2001
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Setting up base camp

Setting up base camp

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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Black and white promotional photograph of three men, possibly the cast of Bunkey-doo

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Radio 2GB, Sydney
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1935
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Birds

Birds

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Earl Budden
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1998
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Trust

Trust

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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Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new and dependable methods of communication'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Cartoon of Liberal Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser

Cartoon of Liberal Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1979
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Food stirer

Food stirer

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Kitchenware
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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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But You Promised John

But You Promised John

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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Let the games beguile

Let the games beguile

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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Factory made squared wooden clothes peg with metal band

Factory made squared wooden clothes peg with metal band

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Bothwell Museum
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At the bottom of the garden

At the bottom of the garden

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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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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Holy Mercury!!

Holy Mercury!!

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Six slice toast rack

Six slice toast rack

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Toast racks
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Sheffield, England
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Walker & Hall
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1927
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Cartoon of two people saying to Paul Keating 'WE'D LIKE A LIVING AT HOME ALLOWANCE'

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Patrick Cook collection
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Mr Patrick Cook
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Noble Jugula leads the Opposition

Noble Jugula leads the Opposition

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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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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Hollingworth

Hollingworth

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Ed Huxley
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CSIRO 'chlorofume' exhaust fumigator for rabbits

CSIRO 'chlorofume' exhaust fumigator for rabbits

CSIRO Division of Wildlife and Ecology collection
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Pest control equipment
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Millicent, South Australia, Australia
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E. D. Davidson
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1946
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Alexander Dilitante

Alexander Dilitante

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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First We Head Down

First We Head Down

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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South Coast, New South Wales, Australia
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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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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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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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Broken saw blade

Broken saw blade

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Saw blades
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Cartoon titled 'Combine, Australia!...'

Cartoon titled 'Combine, Australia!...'

Punch magazine collection
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Cartoons
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London, England
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Punch
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1899
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Cartoon titled 'Only Joking'.

Cartoon titled 'Only Joking'.

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 Peter Nicholson
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2001
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Slingshot

Slingshot

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Paul Dallimore
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1998
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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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Hotel Rex Potts Point Sydney NSW

Hotel Rex Potts Point Sydney 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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Castaway

Castaway

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2001
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Black and white portrait photograph of Fred Daly, 1950s

Black and white portrait photograph of Fred Daly, 1950s

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1950
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Metal scriber

Metal scriber

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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Take Me to Your Leader

Take Me to Your Leader

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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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

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'm an Italian - the hard way!... by marriage

I'm an Italian - the hard way!... by marriage

Lou Dargham collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Lou Dargham
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Cartoon titled 'Vote People'.

Cartoon titled 'Vote People'.

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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Cactus Island
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2001
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Greenhouse gas weapons of mass destruction

Greenhouse gas weapons of mass destruction

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr John Ditchburn
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Wolseley portable shearing plant

Wolseley portable shearing plant

Delma Keogh collection
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Shearing equipment
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England
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The Wolseley Sheep Shearing Machine Company
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1925
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Cartoon of New Zealand's Minister of Finance, Sir Roger Douglas, holding an enlarged pair of scissors

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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New Zealand
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1984
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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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Emmco brand electric food mixer

Emmco brand electric food mixer

Norman Hoffmann collection
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Food mixers
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Australia
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Electricity Meter & Allied Industries Ltd
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1935
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Black cord lanyard

Black cord lanyard

Colledge Family collection
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Uniform accessories
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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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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FTA (Don't Blink!)

FTA (Don't Blink!)

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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Colour cartoon caricature titled 'One Man Band'.

Colour cartoon caricature titled 'One Man Band'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr John Tiedemann
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2001
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The Cradle Of Civilisation

The Cradle Of Civilisation

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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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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It'll never catch on

It'll never catch on

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Cartoon titled 'Refuse to be Drawn'.

Cartoon titled 'Refuse to be Drawn'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Cactus Island
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2001
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