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Antartic sports - start of the ski flat race

Antartic sports - start of the ski flat race

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Antarctica
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Becoming a Fischer of Men

Becoming a Fischer of Men

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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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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Cartoon titled 'The Dancing Lad'.

Cartoon titled 'The Dancing Lad'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 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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2001
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Just like a lamb to the slaughter

Just like a lamb to the slaughter

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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Pipe stand handcrafted from an elephant seal vertebra

Pipe stand handcrafted from an elephant seal vertebra

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Pipe stands
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Macquarie Island, Tasmania, Australia
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1955
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That'll Be the Phone : Telstra in the Bush

That'll Be the Phone : Telstra in the Bush

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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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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Keating & lever

Keating & lever

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Mr Alan Moir
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1987
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Batsmen

Batsmen

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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Auditions Olympic Mascot

Auditions Olympic Mascot

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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'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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Alicia Walsh batting, 1937

Alicia Walsh batting, 1937

Alicia Walsh collection
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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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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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Pair of cane ski stocks

Pair of cane ski stocks

Jessie Luckman collection
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Sports equipment
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How Prescott came to be the right man at the wrong time

How Prescott came to be the right man at the wrong time

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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Black man's burden

Black man's burden

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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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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No

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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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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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Howard's End

Howard's End

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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Pocket compass in case, used by John Close

Pocket compass in case, used by John Close

John Collinson Close collection
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Pocket compasses
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Antarctica
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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Ashtray handcrafted from an elephant seal vertebra

Ashtray handcrafted from an elephant seal vertebra

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Ashtrays
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Macquarie Island, Tasmania, Australia
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1955
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Rogues in the Press Gallery

Rogues in the Press Gallery

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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'Hold Your Fire' Election date-S.M.H.

'Hold Your Fire' Election date-S.M.H.

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1990
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Cartoon titled 'On The Beach'.

Cartoon titled 'On The Beach'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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2001
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Stop

Stop

Behind the Lines 2007 collection
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Political Cartoons
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Mr Simon Letch
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2007
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59 Square Centimetres

59 Square Centimetres

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Cathy Wilcox
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1998
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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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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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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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Congenital Penis Malformation in Southern Elephant Seals

Congenital Penis Malformation in Southern Elephant Seals

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Magazine clippings
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United States of America
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1966
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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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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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Ski Illustrated; America's foremost skiing magazine, January 1943

Ski Illustrated; America's foremost skiing magazine, January...

Jessie Luckman collection
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Magazines
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1943
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The Sydney Morning Herald - Her Day, 1986

The Sydney Morning Herald - Her Day, 1986

Robbie Swan collection
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Advertising posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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1986
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Standing Convention on its head

Standing Convention on its head

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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1997
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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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If I'd been born a Palestinian

If I'd been born a Palestinian

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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Dr Csordas with heating branding irons

Dr Csordas with heating branding irons

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Photographs
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Macquarie Island, Tasmania, Australia
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1955
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The Antartic compay in 'The Ticket of Leave'

The Antartic compay in 'The Ticket of Leave'

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Antarctica
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cartoon titled 'Reality TV'.

Cartoon titled 'Reality TV'.

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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Newspaper article titled Through Icy Storms, by John Close

Newspaper article titled Through Icy Storms, by John Close

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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Gate closes on Miners and Opens for the High Techs

Gate closes on Miners and Opens for the High Techs

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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Electioneering

Electioneering

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1996
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League games

League games

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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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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Head of Sea Leopard, side view

Head of Sea Leopard, side view

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Antarctica
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cartoon titled 'No Need To Panic'.

Cartoon titled 'No Need To Panic'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Alan Moir
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2001
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Cartoon showing a capitalist with a rolled up newspaper chasing an insect

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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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Diary of George Dovers, Antarctica 1911-1913

Diary of George Dovers, Antarctica 1911-1913

George and Robert Dovers collection
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Diaries
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Antarctica
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George H. Dovers
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1911
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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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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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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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Hungarian popular science magazine - Termeszettudomanyi Kozlony

Hungarian popular science magazine - Termeszettudomanyi Kozl...

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Magazines
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Budapest, Hungary
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1964
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Paddy Pallin brand canvas 'A' frame backpack

Paddy Pallin brand canvas 'A' frame backpack

Jessie Luckman collection
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Backpacks
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Howard sets the states to rights

Howard sets the states to rights

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1996
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The History of Fur Seals on Macquarie Island

The History of Fur Seals on Macquarie Island

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Magazine clippings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1963
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Meanwhile, in 2050...

Meanwhile, in 2050...

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Cathy Wilcox
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1999
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Howard's East Timor Exposure

Howard's East Timor Exposure

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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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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Cartoon titled 'Going the Dates of Other Players'.

Cartoon titled 'Going the Dates of Other Players'.

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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Oink

Oink

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mark Cornwall
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1998
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Why Howard can't retreat

Why Howard can't retreat

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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Rio Tinto can teach us how to climb out of that Hole

Rio Tinto can teach us how to climb out of that Hole

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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