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Keep my seat warm

Keep my seat warm

Political Humour Competition 1997 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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1997
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Postcard with photograph captioned Sydney. Sydney Harbour Bridge

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Banks

Banks

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Rod Emmerson
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1997
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Envelope addressed to Mrs A. I. Maple Brown

Envelope addressed to Mrs A. I. Maple Brown

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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England
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1951
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Election pamphlet for Neil Brown

Election pamphlet for Neil Brown

Hon Neil Brown collection
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Pamphlets
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Hon Neil Brown
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Dirk, scabbard, by-knife and fork used by New South Wales Colonial Governor Lachlan Macquarie

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Alexander Ferguson collection
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Edged weapons
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Sydney Cove, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Lachlan Macquarie
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1809
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A Balanced, Unbiased Report

A Balanced, Unbiased Report

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Harry Bruce
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1998
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Cartoon titled 'Mir Re-entry'.

Cartoon titled 'Mir Re-entry'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Russia
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Mr Greg Smith
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2001
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Alphabet Soup Kitchen

Alphabet Soup Kitchen

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Matt Golding
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1998
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Cartoon of Sir Henry Bolte, former Liberal Premier of Victoria

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1982
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Certificate

Certificate

EJ Tomaszewski collection
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Certificates
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London, England
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Mr Edward J. Tomaszewski
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1943
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White china dinner plate

White china dinner plate

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Dinner plates
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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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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The Road to the Republic and Back

The Road to the Republic and Back

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ward O'Neil
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1999
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Souvenir tankard 'May 12th Coronation 1937 HM Edward VIII'

Souvenir tankard 'May 12th Coronation 1937 HM Edward VIII'

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Tankards
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England
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King Edward VIII
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1937
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Australian team - 14 players chosen

Australian team - 14 players chosen

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Cartoon titled 'Hijack!'.

Cartoon titled 'Hijack!'.

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 David Pope
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2001
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Convict love token for Thomas Lock

Convict love token for Thomas Lock

Convict Love Token collection no. 1
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Convict love tokens
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England
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1830
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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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And What is That Plan?

And What is That Plan?

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Chris Kelly
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1998
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Keyhole saw

Keyhole saw

George Henry Taylor collection
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Keyhole saws
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England
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Cream coloured miniature china plate

Cream coloured miniature china plate

Thompson Family collection
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Plates
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England
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Model replica of of Queen Elizabeth II's coronation coach

Model replica of of Queen Elizabeth II's coronation coach

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Toy horse drawn coaches
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London, England
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Lesney Products & Co Ltd
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1953
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Hit and Run

Hit and Run

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1998
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'Preamble' or 'What's that song that says it all?'

'Preamble' or 'What's that song that says it all?'

Political Humour Competition 1999 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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1999
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Certificate - Beauty course diploma

Certificate - Beauty course diploma

Bette McLean collection
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Certificates
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England
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Mrs Elizabeth D. Gordon
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1967
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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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Jubilee Lake, Victoria No. 28

Jubilee Lake, Victoria No. 28

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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WD & HO Wills
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1925
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Lake Cave W.A. No. 68

Lake Cave W.A. No. 68

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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WD & HO Wills
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1925
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Things take time to go through the system

Things take time to go through the system

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1997
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Super Sweetener

Super Sweetener

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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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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1988
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Close Shave

Close Shave

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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Bone china cheese plate printed with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms insignia

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Plates
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Job Security

Job Security

Lou Dargham collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Lou Dargham
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1987
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HAULING A LOG.  AUSTRALIA

HAULING A LOG. AUSTRALIA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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England
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Howard's East Timor Exposure

Howard's East Timor Exposure

Political Humour Competition 1999 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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1999
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Preamble

Preamble

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1999
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Cartoon depicting a man dressed in bondage gear

Cartoon depicting a man dressed in bondage gear

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Steven Moore
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1997
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S.W.W.C.A. 1934 England Visit Australia

S.W.W.C.A. 1934 England Visit Australia

Ruby Lee collection
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Notes
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England
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Elizabeth 'Betty' A. Snowball
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Lake Wendouree, Victoria No. 26

Lake Wendouree, Victoria No. 26

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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WD & HO Wills
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1925
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Cartoon of Liberal Premier of Victoria, Sir Rupert Hamer, trussed and hanging on a meat hook

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1981
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Election in the Air

Election in the Air

Political Humour Competition 1998 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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1998
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Baby's silk bonnet

Baby's silk bonnet

Patricia Kennedy collection no. 2
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Baby bonnets
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England
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Mrs Grace H. Kennedy
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1918
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Miniature medals including a George V Jubilee Medal from 1935, a George VI Coronation Medal from 1937 and a Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal from 1953

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Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Medals
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England
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Dame Pattie Menzies
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1935
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White china mug to commemorate the (cancelled) 1949 Royal Visit to Australia

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Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative mugs
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England
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King George VI
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1949
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Photograph of a window with a portrait of Sir Robert Menzies

Photograph of a window with a portrait of Sir Robert Menzies

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Queensland, Australia
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Sir Robert 'Bob' G. Menzies
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Minton 'Kings Service' china side plate bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Side plates
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Collusion? Never!

Collusion? Never!

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Chris Kelly
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1998
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1950s Man Needs an Update

1950s Man Needs an Update

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Peter Sheehan
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1998
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Medallion presented to Bransby Beauchamp Cooper after England vs Victoria cricket tour match, 1873

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Bransby Beauchamp Cooper collection
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Medallions
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Victoria, Australia
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Bransby B. Cooper
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1873
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'The Victorian Upper House rejected annual Budgets on two occasions...'

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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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Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal 1953 to Sir Robert Menzies

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RG Menzies collection
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Medals
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England
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'The President of the Australian Labor Party and the Australian Council of Trade Unions, Mr Bob Hawke tonight predicted...

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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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Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 2, 1934

Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 2, 1934

Ruth Oldfield collection
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Scrapbooks
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Saxony, England
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Durrants, London
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1930
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Mercer Marine Chronometer No 27564, in wooden case with accessories

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'The Opposition leader stayed nearly half an hour before heading back to Parliament House...'

Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam...

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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Wedgwood & Bentley blue jasper portrait medallion of naturalist and botanist Joseph Banks

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Banks Medallion collection
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Portrait medallions
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England
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Wedgwood
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1775
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A Serve of Lamb

A Serve of Lamb

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Harry Bruce
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1999
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Certificate - Beauty course diploma

Certificate - Beauty course diploma

Bette McLean collection
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Certificates
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England
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Mrs Elizabeth D. Gordon
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1967
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Cartoon titled 'The Census'.

Cartoon titled 'The Census'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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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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