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Pressed glass vase

Pressed glass vase

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Vases
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1940
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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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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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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 5. Sturt Desert Pea

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 5. Sturt Desert Pea

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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Ink bottle

Ink bottle

Les Robertson collection
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Ink bottles
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Hone

Hone

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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You Have My Word...

You Have My Word...

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Alan Moir
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1988
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Tooth's ferrous metal bottle opener

Tooth's ferrous metal bottle opener

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bottle openers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1950
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Career Advice No. 49

Career Advice No. 49

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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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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If It's Any Help

If It's Any Help

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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A Riddle Wrapped In A Mystery

A Riddle Wrapped In A Mystery

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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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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Post splitting wedge used by Rolfe Bridle

Post splitting wedge used by Rolfe Bridle

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Wedges
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Rolfe Bridle
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1930
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Souvenir plate - Bicentenary of Australia

Souvenir plate - Bicentenary of Australia

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1788
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Cartoon depicting a man standing in a doctor's office with his shirt off

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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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1970
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First Fleet Re-enactment Rehearsal

First Fleet Re-enactment Rehearsal

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1987
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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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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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A Balanced, Unbiased Report

A Balanced, Unbiased Report

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Harry Bruce
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1998
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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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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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England
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Cartoon of federal Labor Party politician Tom Uren holding a bucket of money on the doorstep of Tilley Devine's

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Lyneham, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1986
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Snowshoe

Snowshoe

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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A Noisy Uninformed Rabble

A Noisy Uninformed Rabble

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Butcher
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1998
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Lemon coloured semi-circular tatted tea cosy

Lemon coloured semi-circular tatted tea cosy

Lois Grosse collection
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Tea-cosies
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Hampden, South Australia, Australia
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Vera E. Ottens
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1935
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The festivities are nearing an end

The festivities are nearing an end

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Dispatch box with 'The Colonial Treasurer' on lid

Dispatch box with 'The Colonial Treasurer' on lid

Marion Green collection
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Dispatch boxes
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1856
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And What is That Plan?

And What is That Plan?

Political Humour Competition 1998 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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1998
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Remember the standards of accountability

Remember the standards of accountability

Political Humour Competition 1997 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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1997
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Paid maternity leave

Paid maternity leave

Judy Horacek collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1996
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Oscar Nominees

Oscar Nominees

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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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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London, England
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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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Mr Alan Moir
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2004
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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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BOP

BOP

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Peacock as William Tell

Peacock as William Tell

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1987
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White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup bowls
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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 titled 'Why We Can't Take Anymore Boat People'.

Cartoon titled 'Why We Can't Take Anymore Boat People'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Ditchburn
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2001
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And the Culprit is... Sydney

And the Culprit is... Sydney

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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Devils amongst the Angels

Devils amongst the Angels

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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United States of America
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Mr John Tiedemann
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Oak oil stone

Oak oil stone

George Henry Taylor collection
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Sharpening stones
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1790
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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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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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Cartoon of Eric Butler, founder of the Australian League of Rights, characterised as a gorilla with his finger on a page captioned 'How To Pick A Jew'

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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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A Softer, Gentler Preamble

A Softer, Gentler Preamble

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr David Pope
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1999
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Colour cartoon titled 'The Party Line'.

Colour cartoon titled 'The Party Line'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Ian R. Sharpe
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2000
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Cabinet decisions

Cabinet decisions

Jenny Coopes collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Jenny Coopes
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1992
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Longford Workers

Longford Workers

Political Humour Competition 1999 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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1999
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Pilgrims progress

Pilgrims progress

Stuart Peterson collection
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Cartoons
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Archibald S. Peterson
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PS 'Enterprise' built in Echuca, Victoria, in 1878

PS 'Enterprise' built in Echuca, Victoria, in 1878

Graeme Rex and Jane Avril Niehus collection no. 1
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Paddle-steamers
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Beverley, Yorkshire, England
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Beverley Iron Coy Limited
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1877
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Cadbury's Bourn-Vita tin

Cadbury's Bourn-Vita tin

Bothwell Museum collection
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Food storage containers
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Cadburys
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1920
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Step Dancing

Step Dancing

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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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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Pair of pink-brown knit stockings

Pair of pink-brown 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

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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1995
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Rectangular 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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In which Jugula struggles with decisiveness

In which Jugula struggles with decisiveness

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Custom-made hay baling hooks

Custom-made hay baling hooks

Barry Cranston collection
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Hooks
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1950
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Dog of a Year

Dog of a Year

Political Humour Competition 1998 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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1998
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Cartoon of Bob Hawke sweeping the land rights legislation under Ayers Rock

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Alan Moir collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Uluru, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Alan Moir
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1985
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