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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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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2002
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Coogee Bay Sydney NSW

Coogee Bay 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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Just as I thought - it's flaking

Just as I thought - it's flaking

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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1974
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Cash Converters and the Methadone Clinic

Cash Converters and the Methadone Clinic

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mark Cornwall
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1998
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Poster

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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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Preamble (Aboriginal Definition)

Preamble (Aboriginal Definition)

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Lismore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Danny Eastwood
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1999
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I'm not lost!

I'm not lost!

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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It's Called Medicare

It's Called Medicare

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr David Pope
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1999
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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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Claremont, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Cadburys
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1920
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Small, Medium or Fun Size?

Small, Medium or Fun Size?

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mark Cornwall
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1998
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Cartoon is of six men in uniform saluting an American flag windsock

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Roger Lilford and Robbie Swan collection
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Cartoons
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1985
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Round rose table centre, embroidered in various shades of pink and green

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Semco Company
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1928
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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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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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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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Cartoon depicting a middle-aged couple in their kitchen at breakfast time

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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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1972
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The Blue Wire

The Blue Wire

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Dean Alston
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1998
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Cloudy Day

Cloudy Day

Stuart Peterson collection
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Archibald S. Peterson
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SHAME

SHAME

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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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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Cartoon depicting Cedric the Swagman sitting on a rock, reading a book titled 'The Great Bunyip Myth'

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Douglas E Tainsh collection
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Cartoons
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Noosaville, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Douglas E. Tainsh
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1987
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Cartoon titled 'Don't mention the war'.

Cartoon titled 'Don't mention the war'.

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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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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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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May Day 1979 World Peace IYC

May Day 1979 World Peace IYC

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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Cottage in winter

Cottage in winter

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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Unrequited Love No.5

Unrequited Love No.5

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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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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Handmade wooden gold mining cradle on rockers

Handmade wooden gold mining cradle on rockers

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Gold washing cradles
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Bowral, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1950
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Postman's standard issue dark blue cloth peaked cap with red PMG badge

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Catherine Davenport collection
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Caps
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Robert P. Davenport
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1949
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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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Get on my Wik

Get on my Wik

Political Humour Competition 1998 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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1998
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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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Jungle Gym presented to Ainslie Primary School by Prime Minister James Scullin in 1930

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Ainslie Primary School collection no. 1
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Recreational equipment
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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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Jungle Gym Inc
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1923
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Copy of a 'Brescian School' viola, made by Australian mastercraftsman A E Smith in 1952

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EV Llewellyn collection
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Violas
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Arthur E. Smith
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1952
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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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Daly Electoral Boundaries

Daly Electoral Boundaries

Fred Daly collection
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Cartoons
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Cartoon of two swagman and a kangaroo

Cartoon of two swagman and a kangaroo

Jeffrey Frith collection
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Cartoons
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Suita, Osaka, Japan
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Mr Jeffrey Frith
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1968
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YES , MA'AM - THERE'S NO LONGER ANY NEED FOR A POLITICIAN TO LIVE IN POVERTY

YES , MA'AM - THERE'S NO LONGER ANY NEED FOR A POLITICIAN TO...

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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1988
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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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White cotton pillowcase

White cotton pillowcase

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillowcases
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New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1920
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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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War was imminent

War was imminent

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Matt Golding
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Kissing babies

Kissing babies

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Matt Golding
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1996
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Cylindrical carborundum rod sharpening tool

Cylindrical carborundum rod sharpening tool

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Sharpening stones
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Cartoon depicting a bushman laughing heartily at a scarecrow wearing a boldly patterned dress

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Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Vane Lindesay
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1983
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White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dinner plates
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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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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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China, U.S., Taiwan

China, U.S., Taiwan

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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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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Crocheted jug cover with yellow glass beads

Crocheted jug cover with yellow glass beads

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Jug covers
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1942
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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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Charity Begins At Home

Charity Begins At Home

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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Cartoon titled 'The Census'.

Cartoon titled 'The Census'.

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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Ward O'Neil
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2001
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Did you manage to catch the spider that bit you?

Did you manage to catch the spider that bit you?

Richard Kemp collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Richard 'Rik' Kemp
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1984
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Environmentally Safe Kakadu

Environmentally Safe Kakadu

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr John Ditchburn
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Unemployment: It's Your Own Fault

Unemployment: It's Your Own Fault

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr John Butcher
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1999
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Ruddock's Ladder

Ruddock's Ladder

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Tom Jellett
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Cartoon titled 'If only there were real koala bears...'

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Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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