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Letter from the Polish Consulate General, allowing Home Guard membership, 1942

Letter from the Polish Consulate General, allowing Home Guar...

EJ Tomaszewski collection
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Business letters
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London, England
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Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in London
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1942
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A BUSH SAWMILL.  AUSTRALIA

A BUSH SAWMILL. AUSTRALIA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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To wish you a very bright and happy Christmas

To wish you a very bright and happy Christmas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bone china saucer with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms insignia

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Cups and saucers
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Cataract Gorge, Launceston, Tasmania No. 95

Cataract Gorge, Launceston, Tasmania No. 95

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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WD & HO Wills
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1925
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Warning

Warning

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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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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Bone china dinner plate printed with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Snapshots of the tour of the Fifteenth Australian Eleven in England and South Africa, Season 1921

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Nanette Ward collection
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Photograph albums
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Kodak Ltd
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1921
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Minton 'Kings Service' china dinnerware used by the King or Queen or their representative when they were at Old Parliament House

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Minton
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1927
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Packing needle

Packing needle

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Convict love token for James Godfrey

Convict love token for James Godfrey

Convict Love Token collection no. 1
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Convict love tokens
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England
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1820
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White china bowl

White china bowl

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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British War Medal 1914-20 to 9956 Driver Alison Hope Oliver, AIF

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Alison Hope Oliver collection
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Military medals
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Egypt
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1920
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Dragon Lady

Dragon Lady

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Rocco Fazzari
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1998
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Ring-barking trees for clearing

Ring-barking trees for clearing

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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England
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Electioneering

Electioneering

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1996
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Cartoon of John Howard saying 'YOU'LL WORK LONGER, GET PAID LESS AND YOU'LL BE MUCH BETTER OFF'

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Ron Tandberg collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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1992
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Cricket bat with the signatures of the Australian, English & South African cricket teams of the 1912 Triangular Test series held in England

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Nanette Ward collection
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England, United Kingdom
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Gunn and Moore Ltd
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1912
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Kitchen knife

Kitchen knife

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Letter from Rose Rasey to 'My Dear Family', 10 August 1937

Letter from Rose Rasey to 'My Dear Family', 10 August 1937

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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1937
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How PMs ration the real news

How PMs ration the real news

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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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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Here is the news

Here is the news

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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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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Wedgwood medallion made from dark grey clay from Sydney Cove, 1789

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Sydney Cove Medallion collection
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Josiah Wedgwood
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Express Food Parcel Gift Voucher No.82261 and its despatch note, glued to a page of background notes

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Kiacatoo Branch of the Country Women's Association of NSW collection
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Vouchers
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Country Women's Association
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1949
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Astonishing - finish fit for the Gods!

Astonishing - finish fit for the Gods!

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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England
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Charles 'Charlie' G. Macartney
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At first it didn't succeed, so Foster's China tries again

At first it didn't succeed, so Foster's China tries again

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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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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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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England
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Lake Wendouree, Victoria No. 26

Lake Wendouree, Victoria No. 26

Joyce Knife collection
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WD & HO Wills
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1925
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Commonwealth Parliament coffee cup

Commonwealth Parliament coffee cup

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Wedgwood
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1988
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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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1945
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Minton 'Kings Service' china dinner plate bearing the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Dinner plates
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Minton
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1927
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La Vie Ormondaise [Ormonde]

La Vie Ormondaise [Ormonde]

Enid Treadgold collection
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Pamphlets
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Orient Line
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1919
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Entree plate with gold Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms insignia

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Entree plates
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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British Military Issue Pattern 1842 Musket, or New Line, Socket Bayonet, used by Lieutenant Thomas Quinn, 73rd Regiment (ret), in Van Diemens Land

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Neil Martin collection
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Socket bayonets
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England
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George Salter & Co
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1844
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Government brought to book

Government brought to book

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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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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A Nomad of the Bush

A Nomad of the Bush

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Stony Creek Falls and Bridge, Cairns Railway QLD No. 77

Stony Creek Falls and Bridge, Cairns Railway QLD No. 77

Joyce Knife collection
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WD & HO Wills
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1925
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Neck Decoration for the Order of the Companion of Honour to Sir Robert Menzies

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RG Menzies collection
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Awards
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London, England
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Sir Robert 'Bob' G. Menzies
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1951
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Alicia Walsh batting, 1937

Alicia Walsh batting, 1937

Alicia Walsh collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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1937
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Cartoon of a line at the CES (Commonwealth Employment Service) office

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Ron Tandberg collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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1992
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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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mark Cornwall
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1999
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Bob Carr goes to Vietnam

Bob Carr goes to Vietnam

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Vietnam
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Mr Rocco Fazzari
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1996
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Victory Cigars

Victory Cigars

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Alan Moir
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1999
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HMS Triumph

HMS Triumph

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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England
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Three bowls

Three bowls

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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HAULING A LOG.  AUSTRALIA

HAULING A LOG. AUSTRALIA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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England
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Ample scope to cut $4b deficit

Ample scope to cut $4b deficit

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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Cartoon titled 'Alien Invasion (Mr & Mrs Merv Bloggs)'.

Cartoon titled 'Alien Invasion (Mr & Mrs Merv Bloggs)'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Cathy Wilcox
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2001
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Cartoon titled 'Yeah, But You Should See the Poker Machine'.

Cartoon titled 'Yeah, But You Should See the Poker Machine'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mark Cornwell
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2001
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Two page newspaper article titled Sir Douglas Mawson, As I knew him, by John Close, 1919

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John Collinson Close collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Antarctica
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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1919
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Sunny Stories Photo Album : Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret

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Daphne Mabbott collection
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Booklets
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England
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1951
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Garrett and Sons Double Cylinder Steam Ploughing Engine and Tackle

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Charles Durr collection
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Richard Garrett & Sons
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1862
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Lucky Jeff Overplays Hand

Lucky Jeff Overplays Hand

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1999
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Souvenir tankard 'Coronation HM Queen Elizabeth II 1953'

Souvenir tankard 'Coronation HM Queen Elizabeth II 1953'

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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Sir David Beatty, Admiral of the Fleet, Royal Navy

Sir David Beatty, Admiral of the Fleet, Royal Navy

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Badges
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England
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Sir David Beatty
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1914
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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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Princely Gravy

Princely Gravy

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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Football Incidents

Football Incidents

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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England
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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1906
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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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Mothers and Widows badge issued to the mother of 9956 Driver Alison Hope Oliver, AIF, who was killed in France

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Alison Hope Oliver collection
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Egypt
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