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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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Wooden highchair with white leather harness

Wooden highchair with white leather harness

Doris Nash collection
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Highchairs
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Iram Nash
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1875
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WHAT'S HE TRYING TO DO - START AN INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION?

WHAT'S HE TRYING TO DO - START AN INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION?

Les Tanner collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Les Tanner
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1992
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Triangular metal file

Triangular metal file

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Files (tools)
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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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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Marvel black leather speed skate

Marvel black leather speed skate

William Vout collection
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Roller-skates
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Mr William (Billy) Vout
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1939
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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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Thumb plane

Thumb plane

John Docker collection
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Thumb planes
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England
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'The full text of Sir John's statement is as follows; I have given careful consideration to the constitutional crisis...'

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Pat Rawlings collection
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Telegrams
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Australian Associated Press
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1975
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Chisel

Chisel

John Docker collection
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Chisels
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Setting up base camp

Setting up base camp

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Chris Kelly
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1997
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Blue enamel candlestick

Blue enamel candlestick

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Candlesticks
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New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1930
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Oops - Code of conduct

Oops - Code of conduct

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Harry Bruce
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1997
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Adze used by Rolfe Bridle

Adze used by Rolfe Bridle

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Adzes
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Rolfe Bridle
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1900
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Sorry - The Cave-Ins

Sorry - The Cave-Ins

Political Humour Competition 1999 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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1999
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Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Gidleigh Collection
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Fishing lures
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London, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Painted plaster sculpture depicting a caricature of Malcolm Fraser.

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Peter Nicholson collection no. 3B
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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Surfing Australia

Surfing Australia

Australian National Travel Association collection
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Posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian National Travel Association
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1930
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Key

Key

Colledge Family collection
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Keys
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Gold panning dish

Gold panning dish

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Mining equipment
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Shoalhaven Gorge, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1930
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Shield

Shield

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Shields
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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Black poly-cotton t-shirt screenprinted with 'MUA Here to Stay', 1998

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Maritime Union of Australia collection
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T-shirts
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Webb Dock, Port Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Maritime Union of Australia
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1998
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Marvel black leather speed skate

Marvel black leather speed skate

William Vout collection
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Roller-skates
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Mr William (Billy) Vout
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1939
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Cartoon titled 'Olympic Flame'.

Cartoon titled 'Olympic Flame'.

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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How to Remove Your Black Armband!

How to Remove Your Black Armband!

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Heinrich Hinze
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1997
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Cartoon of John Hewson playing pin the tail on the donkey

Cartoon of John Hewson playing pin the tail on the donkey

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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1991
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Cartoon titled 'Tampa'.

Cartoon titled 'Tampa'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Christmas Island, Australia
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Mr Greg Smith
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2001
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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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Tinted black and white studio portrait photograph of Bibmbo, Auntie Val, Enid and a friend

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Radio 2GB Blue Birds Club
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1935
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White damask table centre with drawn thread work

White damask table centre with drawn thread work

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Table linen
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1930
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Smooth wood plane

Smooth wood plane

John Docker collection
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Planes
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Alex Mathieson & Son
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1920
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But Seriously Though!

But Seriously Though!

Political Humour Competition 1999 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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1999
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Commonwealth Railways Gold Life Pass issued to the Hon King O'Malley

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Transport passes
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Australia
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Commonwealth Railways
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1912
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Hand-operated paper embossing machine used by the Australian Customs Service

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ER Skipper collection
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Embossing machines
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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P J King, General Engraver Die Sinker
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1901
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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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Lower grinding stone

Lower grinding stone

HP Moss collection
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Lower grinding stones
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Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Henry P. Moss
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1939
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On To Victory Buy 5 - National Savings Stamps

On To Victory Buy 5 - National Savings Stamps

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 11
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Advertising posters
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Australia
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War Loans and National Savings Campaigns
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1939
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Pair of wooden skis made from hand-cut mountain ash, with leather bindings

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Donald Maclurcan collection no. 2
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Skis
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Kiandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey Yen
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1860
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Cartoon titled 'Bah Humbug'.

Cartoon titled 'Bah Humbug'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Vincent 'Vince' O'Farrell
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2001
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Ornate brass table lamp with four bayonet light globe fittings and four candle holders

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Department of Home Affairs (Prime Minister's Lodge) collection
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Table lamps
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The Lodge, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1927
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 New Right loses after 10 year war on awards

New Right loses after 10 year war on awards

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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Square white cotton table centre cloth made by Una May Roadknight at Orbost, Victoria, in 1906

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Una May Irvine collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Una M. Irvine
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1906
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Sterling silver cigar case presented to Sir Robert Menzies by the Heads of Diplomatic Missions in Australia 1966

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RG Menzies collection
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Smoking equipment
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London, England
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Hardy Bros, Silversmiths and Jewellers
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1965
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Radius gauge set

Radius gauge set

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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Booklet titled 'Worker's Compensation Act 1926-1954'

Booklet titled 'Worker's Compensation Act 1926-1954'

ET Fealy collection
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Booklets
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1926
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Folder

Folder

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Folders
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Mr Leopold 'Leo' Steger
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1939
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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum 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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1930
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Margaret Brown's Victorian state election pamphlet 1989

Margaret Brown's Victorian state election pamphlet 1989

Hon Neil Brown collection
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Pamphlets
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Victoria, Australia
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Hon Neil Brown
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1989
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Black felt bowler hat for horse riding

Black felt bowler hat for horse riding

Colledge Family collection
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Bowler hats
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England
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Hooked boomerang attributed to South Australia, 1930's by collector

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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South Australia, Australia
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1930
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Labour Selected and Endorsed Candidate.  Vote 1 J.T. Lang

Labour Selected and Endorsed Candidate. Vote 1 J.T. Lang

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 12
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Political badges
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New South Wales, Australia
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Hon John (Jack) T. Lang
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1920
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None of Your Business

None of Your Business

Political Humour Competition 1998 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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1998
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Banque Fonciere de Nijni-Novgorod-Samara, Lettre de Gage 4 1/2% de 10,000 roubles

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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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Oil can with tapered spout

Oil can with tapered spout

John Docker collection
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Oil cans
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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The Faraway

The Faraway

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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Scrapbook album compiled by a Polish migrant to Australia, titled '1928-1950 Memories of Migrant'

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Zygmunt Skarbek-Kruszewski collection
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Scrapbooks
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Poland
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Mr Zygmunt Skarbek-Kruszewski
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1928
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Letter from Rose Sarah Rasey to 'My dear Friends', 14 March 1939

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RG Bain collection
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Letters
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Hebei, China
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Ms Rose S. Rasey
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1939
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Pokerwork kangaroo

Pokerwork kangaroo

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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Woodwork tool

Woodwork tool

George O Crawford collection
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Woodworking tools
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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Tablecloth and four serviettes

Tablecloth and four serviettes

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1930
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