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Rectangular enamelled metal sign

Rectangular enamelled metal sign "Post Office"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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1980
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Cartoon showing an orchestra conductor with a rifle over his shoulder

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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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1998
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Rugby league trading card of Ken McGuiness of the Western Suburbs Magpies

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Intrepid International collection
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Collecting cards
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Intrepid Trading Cards International
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1996
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T-shirt worn by Rob Croll as a member of the Australian Boomerang Team at the 1996 World Championships in New Zealand

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Robert Croll Boomerang Competition collection
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T-shirts
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New Zealand
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Rob Croll
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1996
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1997 Royal Australian Mint Proof Coin Set

1997 Royal Australian Mint Proof Coin Set

Royal Australian Mint collection no. 2
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Coin proof sets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Royal Australian Mint
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1997
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Saucepan and lid

Saucepan and lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Saucepans
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West Bromwich, West Midlands, England
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Archibald Kenrick & Sons
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1900
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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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Wooden serviette ring set on a pewter stand which is shaped as a gum leaf

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Elizabeth Chess collection
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Serviette rings
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Western Australia, Australia
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1910
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Australian Football League sports trading card of Michael Long of the Essendon Bombers

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Select Australia collection
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Collecting cards
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Terrey Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Select Australia Pty Ltd
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1996
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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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1900
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Rugby league trading card of Steve Renouf of the Brisbane Broncos

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Intrepid International collection
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Collecting cards
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Intrepid Trading Cards International
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1996
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Beached whale

Beached whale

Judy Horacek collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1996
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Packer's fuel in the crown: How Kerry rode to the rescue

Packer's fuel in the crown: How Kerry rode to the rescue

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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1998
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Mayngu Dhoeri pearlshell headdress made by Sipau Audi Gibuma

Mayngu Dhoeri pearlshell headdress made by Sipau Audi Gibuma

Sipau Audi Gibuma Headdress collection
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Headdresses
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Boigu Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sipau Audi Gibuma
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1990
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Rugby league trading card of Ken Nagas of the Canberra Raiders

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Intrepid International collection
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Collecting cards
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Intrepid Trading Cards International
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1996
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Beached Royals

Beached Royals

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1996
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One of 18 action photographs of the women's cricket match, Sydney University Oval, 1st February 1958

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Ruth Preddey collection
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Photographs
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University of Sydney Cricket Ground, University of Sydney, Sydney, ...
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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1958
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Basket made from stitched bull kelp

Basket made from stitched bull kelp

Jabal Centre collection
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Baskets
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Vicki West
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1996
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Warning

Warning

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Phil Somerville
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1999
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Print of goanna, by Rita Bryant, 1996

Print of goanna, by Rita Bryant, 1996

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Prints
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Rita Bryant
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1996
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Black man's burden

Black man's burden

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Alan Moir
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1996
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Mundingburra

Mundingburra

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Chris Kelly
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1996
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Rugby league trading card of Ken McGuiness of the Western Suburbs Magpies

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Intrepid International collection
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Collecting cards
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Intrepid Trading Cards International
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1996
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Rugby league trading card of Ricky Walford of the St George Dragons

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Intrepid International collection
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Intrepid Trading Cards International
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1996
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Newspaper clipping from the Sydney Morning Herald advertising grave plots

Newspaper clipping from the Sydney Morning Herald advertisin...

Margot Child collection
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Newspaper clippings
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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1984
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Off the planet

Off the planet

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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Awelye

Awelye

Helen Eager and Christopher Hodges collection no. 1
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Carvings
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Utopia, South Australia, Australia
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Ada Panunga
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1996
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Souvenir beaker celebrating the 70th Birthday of Queen Elizabeth II

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Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative mugs
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1996
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Cartoon showing John Howard toasting the Queen

Cartoon showing John Howard toasting the Queen

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1997
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Print of leaf design, by Glenis Brown, 1996

Print of leaf design, by Glenis Brown, 1996

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Prints
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Glenys Brown
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1996
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The lucky country

The lucky country

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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1996
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Rugby league trading card of Matt Sing of the Sydney City Roosters

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Intrepid International collection
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Collecting cards
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Intrepid Trading Cards International
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1996
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Rugby league trading card of Cliff Lyons of the Manly Sea Eagles

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Intrepid International collection
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Intrepid Trading Cards International
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1996
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A full copy of the Sydney Mail, 24 March 1926

A full copy of the Sydney Mail, 24 March 1926

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Newspapers
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1926
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One of 18 action photographs of the women's cricket match, Sydney University Oval, 1st February 1958

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Ruth Preddey collection
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Photographs
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University of Sydney Cricket Ground, University of Sydney, Sydney, ...
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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1958
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Pair of dark brown cotton knit stockings

Pair of dark brown cotton knit 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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Where Japan was Victorious

Where Japan was Victorious

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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1903
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Bob Carr goes to Vietnam

Bob Carr goes to Vietnam

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Vietnam
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Mr Rocco Fazzari
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1996
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Standing Convention on its head

Standing Convention on its head

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1997
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We want it simple

We want it simple

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1996
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GST

GST

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Mark Lynch
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1988
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Cartoon of John Hewson sitting on a chair nursing a large fat 'GST' cat

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John Shakespeare collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr John Shakespeare
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1987
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Rugby league trading card of Ken McGuiness of the Western Suburbs Magpies

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Intrepid International collection
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Collecting cards
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Intrepid Trading Cards International
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1996
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US cold feet may send chill through new privatisation

US cold feet may send chill through new privatisation

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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1998
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Rugby league trading card of Willie Morganson of the North Queensland Cowboys

Rugby league trading card of Willie Morganson of the North Q...

Intrepid International collection
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Intrepid Trading Cards International
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1996
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Talking to the Tellie

Talking to the Tellie

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Phil Somerville
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1998
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Fishing spear made by Wilfred Aniba

Fishing spear made by Wilfred Aniba

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Spears
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Wilfred Aniba
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1987
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Hedge Hogs

Hedge Hogs

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

Banque Fonciere de Nijni-Novgorod-Samara, Lettre de Gage 4 1...

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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Rugby league trading card of Ricky Walford of the St George Dragons

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Intrepid International collection
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Collecting cards
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Intrepid Trading Cards International
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1996
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Red cedar and raffia paddle 'kaba'

Red cedar and raffia paddle 'kaba'

Saibai Island Dance Group collection
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Paddles
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Saibai Island Dance Group
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1996
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We are One, We're  Australians

We are One, We're Australians

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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1998
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Another hole

Another hole

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Michael Atchison
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1996
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Liberal Republicanism

Liberal Republicanism

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Mr Chris Kelly
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1996
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Rugby league trading card of Steve Renouf of Australia

Rugby league trading card of Steve Renouf of Australia

Intrepid International collection
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Collecting cards
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Intrepid Trading Cards International
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1996
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One of 18 action photographs of the women's cricket match, Sydney University Oval, 1st February 1958

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Ruth Preddey collection
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Photographs
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University of Sydney Cricket Ground, University of Sydney, Sydney, ...
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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1958
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Why Howard can't retreat

Why Howard can't retreat

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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1998
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Union Poll

Union Poll

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Phil Somerville
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1998
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Souvenir beaker - Prince Philip

Souvenir beaker - Prince Philip

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative mugs
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Prince Philip
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1996
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Sydney Water

Sydney Water

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Lindsay Foyle
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1988
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