Menu toggle

National Museum of Australia

Where our stories come alive

Collection Explorer

4

Explore sets

Objects

Image Title and collection What Where Who When
Cartoon of Joh Bjelke Peterson characterised as an ice berg adjacent to a sinking ship named the 'Liberal Party'

Cartoon of Joh Bjelke Peterson characterised as an ice berg ...

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
Apply Ward O'Neill collection no. 2 filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Apply Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia filter
Mr Ward O'Neill
Apply Mr Ward O'Neill filter
1983
Apply 1983 filter
Small green pocket diary for 1970 for A V Turner, Woolooware

Small green pocket diary for 1970 for A V Turner, Woolooware

Turner and Valentine Families collection
Apply Turner and Valentine Families collection filter
Diaries
Apply Diaries filter
Woolooware, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Woolooware, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
1970
Apply 1970 filter
Starsign Johnny

Starsign Johnny

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 1999 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Mr Steven Moore
Apply Mr Steven Moore filter
1999
Apply 1999 filter
End of Elections

End of Elections

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 1997 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Tasmania, Australia
Apply Tasmania, Australia filter
Mr Bob Wells
Apply Mr Bob Wells filter
1996
Apply 1996 filter
Cartoon titled 'Australia's Goodwill Games'.

Cartoon titled 'Australia's Goodwill Games'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 2001 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
Apply Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor... filter
Mr Sean Leahy
Apply Mr Sean Leahy filter
2001
Apply 2001 filter
Cartoon titled 'On The Beach'.

Cartoon titled 'On The Beach'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 2001 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Michael Fitzjames
Apply Mr Michael Fitzjames filter
2001
Apply 2001 filter
Cartoon titled 'Porta Loo Diplomacy'.

Cartoon titled 'Porta Loo Diplomacy'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 2001 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
Apply Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor... filter
Mr Peter Nicholson
Apply Mr Peter Nicholson filter
2001
Apply 2001 filter
Fine, But Will Battlers Buy It?

Fine, But Will Battlers Buy It?

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 1998 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Peter Sheehan
Apply Mr Peter Sheehan filter
1998
Apply 1998 filter
East Timor

East Timor

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 1998 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Bruce Petty
Apply Mr Bruce Petty filter
1998
Apply 1998 filter
Cartoon titled 'S.O.S.'.

Cartoon titled 'S.O.S.'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 2001 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
New South Wales, Australia
Apply New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Vincent 'Vince' O'Farrell
Apply Mr Vincent 'Vince' O'Farrell filter
2001
Apply 2001 filter
We've got an agreement

We've got an agreement

Alan Moir collection no. 2
Apply Alan Moir collection no. 2 filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Mr Alan Moir
Apply Mr Alan Moir filter
Cartoon titled 'Khaki - The New Beige'.

Cartoon titled 'Khaki - The New Beige'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 2001 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
Apply Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor... filter
Mark Cornwell
Apply Mark Cornwell filter
2001
Apply 2001 filter
Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'An election for half the senate will be held on December 13...'

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

Pat Rawlings collection
Apply Pat Rawlings collection filter
Telegrams
Apply Telegrams filter
Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
Apply Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor... filter
Australian Associated Press
Apply Australian Associated Press filter
1975
Apply 1975 filter
Just like a lamb to the slaughter

Just like a lamb to the slaughter

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 1999 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Michael Fitzjames
Apply Mr Michael Fitzjames filter
1999
Apply 1999 filter
Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'Pronorsquare, In a move unprecedented in Australia's 75 year history as a Federation...'

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

Pat Rawlings collection
Apply Pat Rawlings collection filter
Telegrams
Apply Telegrams filter
Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
Apply Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor... filter
Australian Associated Press
Apply Australian Associated Press filter
1975
Apply 1975 filter
Fitting into ASIA

Fitting into ASIA

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 2
Apply Michael Fitzjames collection no. 2 filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Java, Indonesia, Asia
Apply Java, Indonesia, Asia filter
Mr Michael Fitzjames
Apply Mr Michael Fitzjames filter
1990
Apply 1990 filter
Poll eyed Johnny

Poll eyed Johnny

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 1997 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Apply Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia filter
Mr Ian R. Sharpe
Apply Mr Ian R. Sharpe filter
1997
Apply 1997 filter
Don't tell me they've whited out mateship

Don't tell me they've whited out mateship

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 1999 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Peter Nicholson
Apply Mr Peter Nicholson filter
1999
Apply 1999 filter
Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'The Governor General of Australia, John Kerr, has asked for the resignation of Prime Minister Gough Whitlam...'

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

Pat Rawlings collection
Apply Pat Rawlings collection filter
Telegrams
Apply Telegrams filter
Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
Apply Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor... filter
Australian Associated Press
Apply Australian Associated Press filter
1975
Apply 1975 filter
The Will Of The People Shall Prevail

The Will Of The People Shall Prevail

John Sheppard collection
Apply John Sheppard collection filter
Placards
Apply Placards filter
Ravenshoe, Queensland, Australia
Apply Ravenshoe, Queensland, Australia filter
Mr Ted Gabriel
Apply Mr Ted Gabriel filter
1980
Apply 1980 filter
North Qld Rebels

North Qld Rebels

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 1998 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Mackay, Queensland, Australia
Apply Mackay, Queensland, Australia filter
Mr Harry Bruce
Apply Mr Harry Bruce filter
1998
Apply 1998 filter
Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
Apply Alan Moir collection no. 3 filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Mr Alan Moir
Apply Mr Alan Moir filter
1986
Apply 1986 filter
Strike Fraser Out

Strike Fraser Out

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
Apply People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2 filter
Political badges
Apply Political badges filter
Australia
Apply Australia filter
Rt Hon Malcolm J. Fraser
Apply Rt Hon Malcolm J. Fraser filter
1983
Apply 1983 filter
Evolution

Evolution

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 1999 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Apply Melbourne, Victoria, Australia filter
Mr David Pope
Apply Mr David Pope filter
1999
Apply 1999 filter
Collusion? Never!

Collusion? Never!

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 1998 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia filter
Mr Chris Kelly
Apply Mr Chris Kelly filter
1998
Apply 1998 filter
Margaret Brown's Victorian state election pamphlet 1989

Margaret Brown's Victorian state election pamphlet 1989

Hon Neil Brown collection
Apply Hon Neil Brown collection filter
Pamphlets
Apply Pamphlets filter
Victoria, Australia
Apply Victoria, Australia filter
Hon Neil Brown
Apply Hon Neil Brown filter
1989
Apply 1989 filter
Cartoon titled 'Only Joking'.

Cartoon titled 'Only Joking'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 2001 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
Apply Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor... filter
Mr Peter Nicholson
Apply Mr Peter Nicholson filter
2001
Apply 2001 filter
Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'Neither Mr Fraser, nor Mr Gorton (Lind Vic) voted in the vital division...'

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

Pat Rawlings collection
Apply Pat Rawlings collection filter
Telegrams
Apply Telegrams filter
Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
Apply Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor... filter
Australian Associated Press
Apply Australian Associated Press filter
1975
Apply 1975 filter
Map titled 'Typus orbis descriptione Ptolemaei', by Gaspar Treschel, Vienna, 1541

Map titled 'Typus orbis descriptione Ptolemaei', by Gaspar T...

Typus Orbis Descriptione Ptolemaei Map collection
Apply Typus Orbis Descriptione Ptolemaei Map collection filter
Maps
Apply Maps filter
Alexandria, Egypt
Apply Alexandria, Egypt filter
Ptolemy
Apply Ptolemy filter
1541
Apply 1541 filter
Gospel According to John Howard

Gospel According to John Howard

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 1998 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Queensland, Australia
Apply Queensland, Australia filter
Mr Sean Leahy
Apply Mr Sean Leahy filter
1997
Apply 1997 filter
A wik is a long time in politics

A wik is a long time in politics

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 1997 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Apply Melbourne, Victoria, Australia filter
Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
Apply Mr Geoffrey R. Hook filter
1997
Apply 1997 filter
Cartoon of John Hewson sitting on a chair nursing a large fat 'GST' cat

Cartoon of John Hewson sitting on a chair nursing a large fa...

John Shakespeare collection no. 1
Apply John Shakespeare collection no. 1 filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr John Shakespeare
Apply Mr John Shakespeare filter
1987
Apply 1987 filter
Johnny Decorates for Christmas

Johnny Decorates for Christmas

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 1998 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Apply Melbourne, Victoria, Australia filter
Mr Andrew Weldon
Apply Mr Andrew Weldon filter
1997
Apply 1997 filter
Liberal Talent Scout with Pram

Liberal Talent Scout with Pram

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
Apply Mary Nicholson collection no. 1 filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Mr Peter Nicholson
Apply Mr Peter Nicholson filter
1993
Apply 1993 filter
Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government '1245 Canberra first of two politics, Australia's political deadlock was resolved today...'

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

Pat Rawlings collection
Apply Pat Rawlings collection filter
Telegrams
Apply Telegrams filter
Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
Apply Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor... filter
Australian Associated Press
Apply Australian Associated Press filter
1975
Apply 1975 filter
One Nation

One Nation

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 1998 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Apply Melbourne, Victoria, Australia filter
Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
Apply Mr Geoffrey R. Hook filter
1998
Apply 1998 filter
Cartoon titled 'Vote People'.

Cartoon titled 'Vote People'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 2001 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
Apply Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor... filter
Cactus Island
Apply Cactus Island filter
2001
Apply 2001 filter
Cartoon titled 'True Federation'.

Cartoon titled 'True Federation'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 2001 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
Apply Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor... filter
Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
Apply Mr Geoffrey R. Hook filter
2001
Apply 2001 filter
Map titled 'Tabula Asiae VIII',  from 'Geographia universalis', by Sebastian Munster, 1540

Map titled 'Tabula Asiae VIII', from 'Geographia universali...

Sebastian Münster 'Tabula Asiae VIII' Map collection
Apply Sebastian Münster 'Tabula Asiae VIII' Map collection filter
Maps
Apply Maps filter
Alexandria, Egypt
Apply Alexandria, Egypt filter
Ptolemy
Apply Ptolemy filter
1540
Apply 1540 filter
Cartoon titled 'Illwill Games'.

Cartoon titled 'Illwill Games'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 2001 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Peter Lewis
Apply Mr Peter Lewis filter
2001
Apply 2001 filter
Cartoon titled 'Tampa'.

Cartoon titled 'Tampa'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 2001 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Apply Brisbane, Queensland, Australia filter
Mr Neil Matterson
Apply Mr Neil Matterson filter
2001
Apply 2001 filter
Under the Table

Under the Table

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 1998 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Apply Melbourne, Victoria, Australia filter
Mr Peter Nicholson
Apply Mr Peter Nicholson filter
1998
Apply 1998 filter
A Serve of Lamb

A Serve of Lamb

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 1999 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Mackay, Queensland, Australia
Apply Mackay, Queensland, Australia filter
Mr Harry Bruce
Apply Mr Harry Bruce filter
1999
Apply 1999 filter
Consumption Tax

Consumption Tax

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 1998 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
New South Wales, Australia
Apply New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Peter Lewis
Apply Mr Peter Lewis filter
1998
Apply 1998 filter
Cartoon titled 'The Warning Shot'.

Cartoon titled 'The Warning Shot'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 2001 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
Apply Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor... filter
Mr Harry Bruce
Apply Mr Harry Bruce filter
2001
Apply 2001 filter
Miserable Bastard

Miserable Bastard

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 1999 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Mr Steven Moore
Apply Mr Steven Moore filter
1999
Apply 1999 filter
Mr Howard reaches out

Mr Howard reaches out

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 1997 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Apply Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia filter
Mr Geoff Pryor
Apply Mr Geoff Pryor filter
1997
Apply 1997 filter
Rogues in the Press Gallery

Rogues in the Press Gallery

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 1999 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Michael Fitzjames
Apply Mr Michael Fitzjames filter
1999
Apply 1999 filter
Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'At 1515 the House of Representatives withdrew it's confidence in Mr Malcolm Fraser...'

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

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

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

Pat Rawlings collection
Apply Pat Rawlings collection filter
Telegrams
Apply Telegrams filter
Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
Apply Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor... filter
Australian Associated Press
Apply Australian Associated Press filter
1975
Apply 1975 filter
You Scratch My Back

You Scratch My Back

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 1998 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Apply Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia filter
Mr Ian R. Sharpe
Apply Mr Ian R. Sharpe filter
1988
Apply 1988 filter
MV Tampa life jacket

MV Tampa life jacket

Wallenius Wilhelmsen MV Tampa collection
Apply Wallenius Wilhelmsen MV Tampa collection filter
Life jackets
Apply Life jackets filter
Christmas Island, Australia
Apply Christmas Island, Australia filter
Wilhelmsen Lines Shipowning.
Apply Wilhelmsen Lines Shipowning. filter
2001
Apply 2001 filter
Why Hayden's critics got it wrong

Why Hayden's critics got it wrong

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
Apply Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3 filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Michael Fitzjames
Apply Mr Michael Fitzjames filter
1998
Apply 1998 filter
PM picks unholy war over Wik

PM picks unholy war over Wik

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
Apply Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3 filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Michael Fitzjames
Apply Mr Michael Fitzjames filter
1997
Apply 1997 filter
Hit and Run

Hit and Run

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 1998 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Bruce Petty
Apply Mr Bruce Petty filter
1998
Apply 1998 filter
Reith - Closet Republican

Reith - Closet Republican

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 1998 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Apply Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia filter
Mr Geoff Pryor
Apply Mr Geoff Pryor filter
1998
Apply 1998 filter
Cartoon titled 'Who's Policy'.

Cartoon titled 'Who's Policy'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 2001 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Apply Brisbane, Queensland, Australia filter
Mr Mark Lynch
Apply Mr Mark Lynch filter
2001
Apply 2001 filter
Cartoon titled 'Phelps Wooldridge at Lunch'.

Cartoon titled 'Phelps Wooldridge at Lunch'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 2001 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
Apply Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor... filter
Ross Bateup
Apply Ross Bateup filter
2001
Apply 2001 filter
Cartoon titled 'The Howard View'.

Cartoon titled 'The Howard View'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 2001 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Queensland, Australia
Apply Queensland, Australia filter
Mr David Messer
Apply Mr David Messer filter
2001
Apply 2001 filter
Cartoon titled 'A Vote For John Howard'.

Cartoon titled 'A Vote For John Howard'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 2001 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
Apply Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor... filter
Mr Harry Bruce
Apply Mr Harry Bruce filter
2001
Apply 2001 filter
Load more objects