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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliamen...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Continual dissent...

Continual dissent...

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2004
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Cartoon titled 'Don't mention the war'.

Cartoon titled 'Don't mention the war'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Matt Golding
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2001
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Inside calipers

Inside calipers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Inside calipers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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This year's Ken Done's winter collection

This year's Ken Done's winter collection

Lou Dargham collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Lou Dargham
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IBM input typewriter from the SNOCOM computer used by the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Authority

IBM input typewriter from the SNOCOM computer used by the Sn...

University of Sydney School of Engineering collection
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Typewriters
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University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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School of Electrical Engineering, University of Sydney
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1958
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Hone

Hone

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Back To Grassroots

Back To Grassroots

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2002
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Precision ground flat stock gauge setting piece

Precision ground flat stock gauge setting piece

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Pay TV

Pay TV

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1992
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Stone waller

Stone waller

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Harry Bruce
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1996
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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2000
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Clinton Speech

Clinton Speech

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1998
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Close Shave

Close Shave

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1998
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Conscience Vote

Conscience Vote

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr David Messer
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1999
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Metal stencil for a wool bale, with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale, with cut-out lettering "WYOMI...

Cregan Family collection
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Stencils
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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Child's drawing by Nyankulya, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Nyankulya, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyankulya
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1954
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City Link

City Link

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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1996
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Small china bowl

Small china bowl

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1970
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Cartoon titled 'It's Just Heroin'.

Cartoon titled 'It's Just Heroin'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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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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Poster -

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Slip block

Slip block

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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I believed the story

I believed the story

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2002
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Cooling brick for esky

Cooling brick for esky

Alan Hatfield collection no. 2
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Coolers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Alan Hatfield
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1963
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Kitchen knife

Kitchen knife

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kitchen knives
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Painted marine turtle shell featuring thirteen totemic animals representing the clans of the Lardil people of Mornington Island

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Blair Gardner collection no. 1
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Artworks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Lindsay Roughsey
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1978
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He's preoccupied...

He's preoccupied...

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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1989
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Vice regal

Vice regal

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Warren Brown
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1996
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Government of the People

Government of the People

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Iraq
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Mr Alan Moir
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Peace Now!

Peace Now!

Union of Australian Women collection
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Badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Happy New Year 2003

Happy New Year 2003

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2003
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Pastel drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Vietnam

Vietnam

Union of Australian Women collection
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Badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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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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Cartoon titled 'Cloning Research Team'.

Cartoon titled 'Cloning Research Team'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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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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Child's drawing by Mylrgyi, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Mylrgyi, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Mylrgyi
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1954
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How about a Ministry for doing nothing

How about a Ministry for doing nothing

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Cartoon titled 'Excise'.

Cartoon titled 'Excise'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Mark Lynch
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2001
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Napura
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1954
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We have to protect the innocent

We have to protect the innocent

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Right To Life

Right To Life

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2005
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When's It My Turn To Drive

When's It My Turn To Drive

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2004
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SLAM!

SLAM!

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Gold!!

Gold!!

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2004
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Jugula, leader of Straya's Oppn Forces...

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Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Black and white illustration from the 'Cedric' series depicting country town street in which there is an empty plinth

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Douglas E Tainsh collection
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Cartoons
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Noosaville, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Douglas E. Tainsh
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1987
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Liberal Talent Scout with Pram

Liberal Talent Scout with Pram

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1993
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Cartoon depicting a man holding a telephone mouthpiece

Cartoon depicting a man holding a telephone mouthpiece

Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Vane Lindesay
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1987
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Howard Comes Out

Howard Comes Out

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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Transcribing machine

Transcribing machine

Ernest B Phillips collection
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Office machines
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Grundig Intermedia GmbH
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1960
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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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Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Stephen Stanley collection
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Cartoons
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Stephen E. Stanley
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1987
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Cartoon of John Reid, Chairman of the Australian Bicentennial Authority

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1985
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We may owe you an apology

We may owe you an apology

Bruce Petty collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Bruce Petty
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Sacred Yam Story

Sacred Yam Story

Sally Banyard collection
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Paintings
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mick Wallankarri Tjakamarra
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1977
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Napura
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1954
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