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Dance armband made from coconut leaf

Dance armband made from coconut leaf

Drums of Mer Dance Group collection
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Armbands
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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National Museum of Australia
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1993
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Bamboo percussion instrument or clapper

Bamboo percussion instrument or clapper

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Percussion instruments
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Lena Passi
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1992
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Navy dome shaped hat worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Navy dome shaped hat worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Hats
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R M. Docker
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1955
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Things take time to go through the system

Things take time to go through the system

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1997
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Cream cotton corset

Cream cotton corset

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Corsets
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1900
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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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Feminist Insomnia

Feminist Insomnia

Judy Horacek collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1997
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Transparency with print design, Puru, by Tjunkaya Tapaya

Transparency with print design, Puru, by Tjunkaya Tapaya

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 3
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Transparencies
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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1997
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Solarplate print, Anapalaku Walka 1, by Angkuna Kulyuru

Solarplate print, Anapalaku Walka 1, by Angkuna Kulyuru

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 3
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Prints
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Angkuna Kulyuru
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1997
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Happy new year

Happy new year

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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One nation

One nation

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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1997
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Wooden wool depth measure, used by professional shearer Colin Davis on Merriville Estate

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Colin Davis collection
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Measuring instruments
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Murrumbateman, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Colin Davis
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1946
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An Important Message From the Cartoonist

An Important Message From the Cartoonist

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Andrew Weldon
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1997
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Three-pronged point for dugong-hunting whap or harpoon, made by Wilfred Aniba

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Wilfred Aniba collection
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Harpoons
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Wilfred Aniba
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1995
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Those who can't

Those who can't

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Victoria, Australia
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Ms Joan Rosser
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1997
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Khaki bush hat that was in the tent the night Azaria Chamberlain disappeared and was later found to be stained with Acacia sap

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Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton collection no. 2
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Hats
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Australia
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Mrs Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
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1980
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The Centenary of Federation National Apology Program!

The Centenary of Federation National Apology Program!

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Heinrich Hinze
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1997
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Black and grey velvet hat worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Black and grey velvet hat worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Hats
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Kew, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Anne Harrison
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1955
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Bond of the Don Mortgage Bank at Taganrog for 10,000 roubles at 4 1/2%

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Olga Riet collection
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Financial records
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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The John Howard Church of Latter Day Saints

The John Howard Church of Latter Day Saints

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Matt Golding
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1997
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Sydney Water

Sydney Water

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Lindsay Foyle
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1988
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Horses and Saddles 1997, 1998

Horses and Saddles 1997, 1998

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Santa Teresa, Northern Territory, Australia
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Calvin Smith
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1997
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Framed certificate of the RAILMEC Quality Policy

Framed certificate of the RAILMEC Quality Policy

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Certificates
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Australia
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Australian National Railways Commission
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1997
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Hit and Run

Hit and Run

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1998
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Solarplate print, Ngayuku Walka Wiru, by Tjulyata Kulyuru

Solarplate print, Ngayuku Walka Wiru, by Tjulyata Kulyuru

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 3
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Prints
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Tjulyata Kulyuru
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1997
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Solarplate print with green ground, Kurparu/Magpie, by Angkuna Kulyuru

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 3
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Prints
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Angkuna Kulyuru
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1997
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Solar plate with etched design

Solar plate with etched design

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 3
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Printing plates
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1997
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Solarplate print, Wayanu Munu Kampurarpa, by Nyuwara Tapaya

Solarplate print, Wayanu Munu Kampurarpa, by Nyuwara Tapaya

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 3
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Prints
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Kunmanara Tapaya
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1997
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Tjanpi feather basket made by Lala West

Tjanpi feather basket made by Lala West

Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Women's Council collec...
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Baskets
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Warburton Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Lala West
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1995
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Core or Regular?

Core or Regular?

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Chris Kelly
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1997
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Woven grass, wide brim hat, attributed to Lake Tyers, 1950s

Woven grass, wide brim hat, attributed to Lake Tyers, 1950s

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Hats
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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1950
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Horse and Pick-up, 6 Cattle and 2 Calves 1997

Horse and Pick-up, 6 Cattle and 2 Calves 1997

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Engawala, Northern Territory, Australia
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Christopher Wallace
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1997
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Last of the boat people

Last of the boat people

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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1997
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Polish national costume hat

Polish national costume hat

Polonez Song and Dance Ensemble collection
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Hats
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Poland
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Polonez Song and Dance Ensemble
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Painting of eight figures

Painting of eight figures

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Acrylic paintings
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Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
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Barbara Sam
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1997
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Circle 'W' branding iron initially used for branding cattle, and later horses, on Lyndavale Station, NT

Circle 'W' branding iron initially used for branding cattle,...

John Stanes collection
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Brands
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Erldunda, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Sydney H. Stanes
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1920
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Pair of brown cotton stockings

Pair of brown cotton stockings

Olga Riet collection
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Stockings
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Cartoon of a tree with two people next to it

Cartoon of a tree with two people next to it

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Louis Postruzin
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1997
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Rednecks

Rednecks

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Heinrich Hinze
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1997
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Khaki coloured felt hat

Khaki coloured felt hat

Dot Butler collection no. 2
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Hats
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Sounds Familiar

Sounds Familiar

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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1997
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Man's black felt hat with two leather bands forming part of the Gentleman in Greatcoat set

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Ermenegildo Zegna collection no. 1
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Hats
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Italy
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Gruppo Ermenegildo Zegna
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1988
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No cheap thriller

No cheap thriller

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Chris Kelly
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1997
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Horse and Pick-up, 6 Cattle and 2 Calves 1997

Horse and Pick-up, 6 Cattle and 2 Calves 1997

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Engawala, Northern Territory, Australia
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Christopher Wallace
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1997
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Gold

Gold

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Dean Alston
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1997
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White and green brimmed ladies dress hat

White and green brimmed ladies dress hat

Andree Pelissier collection
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Hats
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Woman's hat made of dark green velvet and surrounded by ostrich feathers

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Hats
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United States of America
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Black velour hat

Black velour hat

Margaret Coen collection
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Hats
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Italy
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Margaret Coen
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1954
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Cattle Truck 1997

Cattle Truck 1997

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Santa Teresa, Northern Territory, Australia
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Christopher Wallace
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1997
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Solar plate print, Puru/Tree, by Tjunkaya Tapaya

Solar plate print, Puru/Tree, by Tjunkaya Tapaya

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 3
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Prints
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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1997
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Peasant's land-bank, 5% State certificate of 100 roubles

Peasant's land-bank, 5% State certificate of 100 roubles

Olga Riet collection
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Financial records
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Solarplate print, Ngayuku Walka Muni Kilipi Tjuta, by Tjunkaya Tapaya

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 3
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Prints
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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1997
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Transparency with print design, untitled, by Tjulyata Kulyuru

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 3
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Transparencies
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Tjulyata Kulyuru
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1997
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National Museum of Australia - next train 2001

National Museum of Australia - next train 2001

Ian Sharpe collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Ian R. Sharpe
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1994
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Egg scoop by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Egg scoop by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Containers
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Berri, South Australia, Australia
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Yvonne Koolmatrie
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1990
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Soft black felt riding hat

Soft black felt riding hat

Colledge Family collection
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Hats
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Palm frond hand fan

Palm frond hand fan

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Fans
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Grace Barsa
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1992
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Clothes peg container, for attachment to the upright post of a Hill's-typre rotary clothes hoist

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Rosemary Huff-Johnston collection
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Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1959
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Here is the news

Here is the news

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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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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Weight watcher's fees

Weight watcher's fees

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Ditchburn
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1997
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