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Howard sets the states to rights

Howard sets the states to rights

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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1996
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Cartoon depicting a cricket match and a seated man with 'YARB' printed on his T-shirt

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Louis Zmak collection
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Peter Harrigan
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1976
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The mystery ball

The mystery ball

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Mr Hussein

Mr Hussein

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Mr Alan Moir
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Get on my Wik

Get on my Wik

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Michael Atchison
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1998
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Did They Beat The Drum Slowly As They Lowered You Down? by Ellen Jose

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Ellen Jose collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ms Ellen Jose
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1992
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Ere Albert...

Ere Albert...

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Chris Kelly
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1996
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Jesus Wept!

Jesus Wept!

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sean Leahy
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1997
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Metal tray

Metal tray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Trays
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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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Dessert spoon

Dessert spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessertspoons
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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 Queen Elizabeth seated on a throne atop a mountain of people

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1985
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Cartoon depicting a policeman with a thermometer

Cartoon depicting a policeman with a thermometer

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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Cartoon of five male politicians brawling

Cartoon of five male politicians brawling

Patrick Cook collection
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Mr Patrick Cook
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Poster -

Poster - "Office of the Status of Women"

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 titled 'Model Aeroplane Industry'.

Cartoon titled 'Model Aeroplane Industry'.

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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Big Bad Wolf

Big Bad Wolf

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Peter Lewis
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1998
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Lucky Jeff Overplays Hand

Lucky Jeff Overplays Hand

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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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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I Am A Woman For Peace

I Am A Woman For Peace

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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Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Leatherworking tools
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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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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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Cartoon of Malcolm Fraser saying 'MAINTAIN' and Gough Whitlam saying '...THE AGE!!'

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Warren Brown collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Warren Brown
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1992
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Spirit Islands

Spirit Islands

John Calaby collection
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1940
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Poster for 'International Women's Day', 1992

Poster for 'International Women's Day', 1992

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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The Chivalrous Hun

The Chivalrous Hun

Stuart Peterson collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Archibald S. Peterson
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1944
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Cartoon depicting two United States Generals around a war strategy table

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Louis Zmak collection
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My Lai, Vietnam
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1971
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Boot hook

Boot hook

Colledge Family collection
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Simon and John

Simon and John

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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Women's International Democratic Federation 8th Congress medallion

Women's International Democratic Federation 8th Congress med...

Union of Australian Women collection
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Medallions
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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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Sounds Familiar

Sounds Familiar

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Mark Lynch
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1997
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Cartoon of John Hewson sitting on a chair nursing a large fat 'GST' cat

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John Shakespeare collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr John Shakespeare
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1987
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Plastic Beer

Plastic Beer

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Mark Cornwall
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Come on up...

Come on up...

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Mr Alan Moir
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Protecting Timor

Protecting Timor

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Mr Sturt Krygsman
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A hard lesson in history

A hard lesson in history

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Sturt Krygsman
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1995
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PM picks unholy war over Wik

PM picks unholy war over Wik

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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The High Court's New Crisis

The High Court's New Crisis

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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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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Minton 'Kings Service' china teacup bearing the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

Minton 'Kings Service' china teacup bearing the Commonwealth...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Teacups
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England
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Minton
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1927
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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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Budget '02 - The Lodge or Bust!

Budget '02 - The Lodge or Bust!

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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The Lodge, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Alan Moir
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2002
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Peter Hollingworth's absence

Peter Hollingworth's absence

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Ms Cathy Wilcox
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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airmail, 1914-1964, 50th Anniversary Flight'

Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airm...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1964
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Pastel drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1952
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He's digging us out

He's digging us out

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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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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Painted model of bark coffin, Yirrkala, 1948

Painted model of bark coffin, Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Coffins
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1952
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Pair of metal spurs with black leather straps

Pair of metal spurs with black leather straps

Colledge Family collection
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Spurs
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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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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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 titled 'Foreign Policy'

Cartoon titled 'Foreign Policy'

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 Jock Alexander
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2001
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He organised the Christmas Books

He organised the Christmas Books

Eric J Treloar collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Mr William H. Treloar
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1952
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16 millimetre movie camera used by Sir Robert Menzies

16 millimetre movie camera used by Sir Robert Menzies

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 1
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Movie cameras
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United States of America
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1947
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Cartoon depicts John Howard receiving an autograph from Arnold Schwarzenegger

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Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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California, United States of America
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Mr Alan Moir
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2004
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THE PACIFIC SOLUTION

THE PACIFIC SOLUTION

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Lindsay Foyle
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Cast iron 'D' shaped  screw lock handcuffs with key

Cast iron 'D' shaped screw lock handcuffs with key

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Handcuffs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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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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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2003
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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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1990
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Toy steam iron with metal base and plastic handle

Toy steam iron with metal base and plastic handle

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Toy irons
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Hong Kong
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Mrs Helen Jensma
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1950
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Silver cigar box and cigar box case presented to Sir Robert Gordon Menzies by the Citizens of Melbourne in appreciation of his leadership...

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RG Menzies collection
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Cigar boxes
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Thai Nakon
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1966
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Interpreting photographs

Interpreting photographs

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Mr Matt Golding
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