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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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Wooden spear, used in the 'Seven Sisters' performance at the 'Tracking Kultja' festival at the NMA in 2001

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Maruku Arts collection no. 2
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Spears
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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2001
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Cartoon titled 'Worse Off'.

Cartoon titled 'Worse Off'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Bruce Petty
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2001
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Carved pearlshell pendant that resembles a dhari headdress with a drum below it

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Tony Shibasaki collection
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Pendants
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Mr William A. Shibasaki
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2001
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Wet specimen - Horse, kidney

Wet specimen - Horse, kidney

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Smoko time in the bush

Smoko time in the bush

Alice Springs School of the Air collection
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Drawings
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Supplejack Downs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Loretta Cook
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1998
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Woven spinifex and raffia bird 'kalaya'

Woven spinifex and raffia bird 'kalaya'

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 5
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Sculptures
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Pantjiti Lionel
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2001
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Carved pearlshell pendant that resembles a dhari headdress with a morning star in the middle

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Tony Shibasaki collection
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Mr William A. Shibasaki
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2001
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Cooma NSW, Gateway to the Snowy Mountains

Cooma NSW, Gateway to the Snowy Mountains

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Helen Jensma
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1950
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Colour cartoon caricature titled 'One Man Band'.

Colour cartoon caricature titled 'One Man Band'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr John Tiedemann
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2001
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Cartoon titled 'The Queue Jumper'.

Cartoon titled 'The Queue Jumper'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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2001
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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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Cartoon titled 'Australia's Goodwill Games'.

Cartoon titled 'Australia's Goodwill Games'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Sean Leahy
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2001
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Cartoon titled 'B.A.S.'.

Cartoon titled 'B.A.S.'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Harry Bruce
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2001
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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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Wooden carving of a goanna 'ngintaka', carved at the 'Tracking Kultja' festival at the NMA in 2001

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Maruku Arts collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Topsy Tjulyata
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2001
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Cartoon titled 'Democrat Sunset Lodge'.

Cartoon titled 'Democrat Sunset Lodge'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Ross Bateup
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2001
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Nova Peris' 400m gold medal from the 2001 Australian National Championships (Athletics)

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Nova Peris collection
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Sports medals
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Nova Peris
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2001
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Cartoon titled 'Hit & Miss'.

Cartoon titled 'Hit & Miss'.

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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Cartoon titled 'Olympic Flame'.

Cartoon titled 'Olympic Flame'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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2001
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Cartoon titled 'Lifesavers' Dilemma'.

Cartoon titled 'Lifesavers' Dilemma'.

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 'Photofit Bin Laden'.

Cartoon titled 'Photofit Bin Laden'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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United States of America
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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2001
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St George Budapest v Hungary, Sydney 21.1.1982

St George Budapest v Hungary, Sydney 21.1.1982

St George Budapest Soccer Club collection
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Pennants
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Untitled drawing

Untitled drawing

Alice Springs School of the Air collection
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Drawings
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Nutwood Downs, Northern Territory, Australia
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William Dunbar
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1998
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Cartoon titled 'The War on Terrorism'.

Cartoon titled 'The War on Terrorism'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Bruce Petty
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2001
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Ceremonial shovel used for the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Shovels
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Baron Thomas Denman
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1912
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Cartoon titled 'ABC Ratings'.

Cartoon titled 'ABC Ratings'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Lindsay Foyle
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2001
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Wet specimen - Horse - brain

Wet specimen - Horse - brain

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Wet specimen - Mountain Devil - whole specimen preserved

Wet specimen - Mountain Devil - whole specimen preserved

MacKenzie collection
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Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Mr Alan Moir
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2001
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Pennant commemorating the Royal Visit 1954

Pennant commemorating the Royal Visit 1954

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Carved boab nut depicting a spider sitting in a web by Gordon Hall 2001

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Waringarri Arts collection
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Nut carvings
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Kununurra, Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Gordon Hall
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2001
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Cartoon

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Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Mr Alan Moir
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2001
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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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Royal Visit Souvenir 1954 - Welcome to Australia pennant

Royal Visit Souvenir 1954 - Welcome to Australia pennant

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Pennants
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Cartoon titled 'Stan Howard'.

Cartoon titled 'Stan Howard'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Cactus Island
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2001
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Cartoon titled 'H.I.H.'.

Cartoon titled 'H.I.H.'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Lindsay Foyle
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2001
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Cartoon titled 'Hollingworth G.G.Gag'.

Cartoon titled 'Hollingworth G.G.Gag'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Ross Bateup
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2001
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Wet specimen - Echidna - brain and spinal cord

Wet specimen - Echidna - brain and spinal cord

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Cartoon titled 'Euthanasia Cruise Ship'.

Cartoon titled 'Euthanasia Cruise Ship'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Ditchburn
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2001
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Mt Kosciusko

Mt Kosciusko

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Pennants
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Screencraft
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1950
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Rachael feeding the chooks

Rachael feeding the chooks

Alice Springs School of the Air collection
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Drawings
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Mount Denison, Northern Territory, Australia
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Rachael Martin
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1998
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Untitled drawing

Untitled drawing

Alice Springs School of the Air collection
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Nutwood Downs, Northern Territory, Australia
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William Dunbar
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1998
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Nomad brand 'walking' lawn sprinkler

Nomad brand 'walking' lawn sprinkler

David and Margaret Ride collection
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Sprinklers
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Western Australia, Australia
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Dr David Ride
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1959
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Cartoon titled 'John Howard'.

Cartoon titled 'John Howard'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Joanne Applegate
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2001
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Carved and painted wooden sculpture of Purukuparli, a creature figure from the Tiwi Islands

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Tiwi Arts Network collection
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Wood carvings
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Thomas Munkanome
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2001
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Artist's No.2 paintbrush

Artist's No.2 paintbrush

Tiwi Arts Network collection
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Paintbrushes
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India
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2001
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Cartoon titled 'Foreign Policy'

Cartoon titled 'Foreign Policy'

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Jock Alexander
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2001
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Cartoon

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Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Mr Alan Moir
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2001
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1954 Royal Visit pennant

1954 Royal Visit pennant

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Pennants
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Ceremonial wooden wheelbarrow used at the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Wheelbarrows
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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W J. Spence
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1877
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Cartoon titled 'Stop, Revive, Survive'.

Cartoon titled 'Stop, Revive, Survive'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Harry Bruce
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2001
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Snowy Mountains

Snowy Mountains

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Pennants
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Screencraft
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1950
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Cartoon titled 'Social Security Rules Compliance Twister'.

Cartoon titled 'Social Security Rules Compliance Twister'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Ditchburn
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2001
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Cartoon titled 'S.O.S.'.

Cartoon titled 'S.O.S.'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Vincent 'Vince' O'Farrell
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2001
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MV Tampa life jacket

MV Tampa life jacket

Wallenius Wilhelmsen MV Tampa collection
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Life jackets
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Christmas Island, Australia
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Wilhelmsen Lines Shipowning.
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2001
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Cartoon titled 'White Lies'.

Cartoon titled 'White Lies'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Ms Fiona Katauskas
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2001
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Ansett Australia and Sydney 2000 Olympic Games promotional baseball cap

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Anthony Polinelli and Catherine Bridges collection
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Caps
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China
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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2000
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Cartoon titled 'Don't Grate Me'.

Cartoon titled 'Don't Grate Me'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Fremantle, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Ms Angie Lyndon
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2001
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Cartoon titled 'Refuse to be Drawn'.

Cartoon titled 'Refuse to be Drawn'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Cactus Island
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2001
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