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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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Embroidered handmade doily

Embroidered handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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Keera, N.S.W. September, 1952

Keera, N.S.W. September, 1952

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Keera, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1952
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Disheys

Disheys

Judy Horacek collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1997
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Cartoon of Premier of Queensland Joh Bjelke Peterson characterised as a rhinoceros

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1986
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Career Advice No.41

Career Advice No.41

Judy Horacek collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1999
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Certificate

Certificate

Daphne Mabbott collection
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Certificates
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Moreton Bay, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1952
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Multi-nationals, Oi! thats' my whipping boy!

Multi-nationals, Oi! thats' my whipping boy!

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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1975
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Vacola jar

Vacola jar

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Food preserving jars
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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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Bunch of prison keys and tags

Bunch of prison keys and tags

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

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Mr Alan Moir
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2001
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Prison padlock

Prison padlock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Padlocks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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What'll We Do Without Jeff?

What'll We Do Without Jeff?

Political Humour Competition 1999 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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1999
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Save The Forests

Save The Forests

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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Cartoon titled 'It's Just Heroin'.

Cartoon titled 'It's Just Heroin'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Fremantle, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Ms Angie Lyndon
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2001
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Boot Thrown at the Owner of the First Victa

Boot Thrown at the Owner of the First Victa

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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Cartoon titled 'Qantas: Gov't Acts'.

Cartoon titled 'Qantas: Gov't Acts'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mark Cornwell
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2001
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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 titled 'Defender of the Realm'.

Cartoon titled 'Defender of the Realm'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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New South Wales, Australia
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Ward O'Neil
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2001
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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 6. Red Scented Hibiscus

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 6. Red Scented Hibiscus

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 'The Scam'.

Cartoon titled 'The Scam'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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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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The looters

The looters

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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The Graeme Supreme 300A overhead multiplier fishing reel and a screwdriver in a red box

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Gordon Winter collection
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Fishing equipment
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Bennett Engineering Company
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1945
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Cartoon depicting a man sitting and talking to a stabled horse

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Louis Zmak collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Clarrie King
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1976
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Hunter Street, Sydney. July 1952

Hunter Street, Sydney. July 1952

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1952
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Health

Health

Political Humour Competition 1998 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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1998
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Cartoon depicting a Chinese man standing in front of a group

Cartoon depicting a Chinese man standing in front of a group

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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Latvian red ankle length costume skirt with embroidery

Latvian red ankle length costume skirt with embroidery

Guna Kinne collection no. 1
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Skirts
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Riga, Latvia
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Mrs Guna Kinne
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1941
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Colour illustration of the Australian states on a United States of America map

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Roger Lilford and Robbie Swan collection
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Cartoons
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Australia
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Mary Leunig
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1985
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Dobbie Son & Hutton Marine Chronometer No 5475, with accessories in a wooden case, used in HMAS Australia

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Dobbie Son & Hutton
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1942
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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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Cartoons
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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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Cartoon is of three cockroaches looking up to a lead flag

Cartoon is of three cockroaches looking up to a lead flag

Roger Lilford and Robbie Swan collection
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Cartoons
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Peter Meldrum
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1985
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Certificate

Certificate

Colledge Family collection
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Prize certificates
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New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1952
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Set of glasses for the Commonwealth Parliament

Set of glasses for the Commonwealth Parliament

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Drinking 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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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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Pair of brown cotton stockings

Pair of brown cotton 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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Recovery Pig

Recovery Pig

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1992
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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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Bond of the Don Mortgage Bank at Taganrog for 10,000 roubles at 4 1/2%

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Olga Riet collection
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Financial records
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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 depicting Prime Minister Billy McMahon, driving a motor car in the shape of Australia

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Louis Zmak collection
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Cartoons
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Aubrey Collette
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1971
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Whatever the cost may be...

Whatever the cost may be...

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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Patriarchy rules

Patriarchy rules

Judy Horacek collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1992
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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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Black and white cartoon titled 'Cemetery of Women'

Black and white cartoon titled 'Cemetery of Women'

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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Continual dissent...

Continual dissent...

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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UAW. Union of Aust. Women

UAW. Union of Aust. Women

Union of Australian Women collection
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Union 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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In the wheat paddock, Dalby. November, 1952

In the wheat paddock, 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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Large gathering of men and women in formal attire - Australia Day 26.1.52  18 Clifton Karachi

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Thompson Family collection
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Photographs
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1952
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Environment an election issue

Environment an election issue

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr John Allison
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1996
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Conquerors

Conquerors

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1996
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Sydney Water

Sydney Water

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Rocco Fazzari
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1998
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Anger in the electorate

Anger in the electorate

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Sturt Krygsman
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1996
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Electric radiator

Electric radiator

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Electric radiators
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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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Western Star Hotel, Windorah. January, 1952

Western Star Hotel, Windorah. January, 1952

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Windorah, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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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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2004
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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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Mahathir's Meal

Mahathir's Meal

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 titled 'Budget 2001'.

Cartoon titled 'Budget 2001'.

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 Geoffrey R. Hook
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2001
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Cartoon of United States President Ronald Reagan

Cartoon of United States President Ronald Reagan

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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United States of America
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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