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A full copy of the Sydney Mail, 24 March 1926

A full copy of the Sydney Mail, 24 March 1926

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Newspapers
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1926
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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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Battle Hymn of the Republic

Battle Hymn of the Republic

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Fiona Katauskas
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1999
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Whatever Happened To...

Whatever Happened To...

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Alan Moir
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1998
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Price increase is providing a golden shield for dollar

Price increase is providing a golden shield for dollar

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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How we've Learned to ride the dollar

How we've Learned to ride the dollar

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 of Paul Keating sitting upside down at the top of the page pointing to an 'ECONOMY' graph

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John Shakespeare collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr John Shakespeare
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1987
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Australia offends pacific nations

Australia offends pacific nations

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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1996
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Keating & lever

Keating & lever

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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1987
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Talking to the Tellie

Talking to the Tellie

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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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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Government brought to book

Government brought to book

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1996
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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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Carmen Lawrence Letters

Carmen Lawrence Letters

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Mr Rocco Fazzari
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Batsman

Batsman

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1996
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Cartoon of a line at the CES (Commonwealth Employment Service) office

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Ron Tandberg collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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1992
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'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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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1990
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Francis Birtles' Bean 14 car, which he named 'The Sundowner'

Francis Birtles' Bean 14 car, which he named 'The Sundowner'

Francis Birtles collection
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Motor cars
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Bean Car Company
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1925
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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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The Bargain ... a Mention in the Preamble

The Bargain ... a Mention in the Preamble

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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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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Labor's machine needs oiling

Labor's machine needs oiling

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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Indonesia

Indonesia

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Alan Moir
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1999
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Cartoon titled 'Federal Government Initiatives'.

Cartoon titled 'Federal Government Initiatives'.

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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2000
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Republican, yes no clowns

Republican, yes no clowns

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 of a person saying 'I CAN'T ACCEPT THOSE CONDITIONS!'

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Ron Tandberg collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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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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Senate Antics Take Their Toll

Senate Antics Take Their Toll

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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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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Bob Carr goes to Vietnam

Bob Carr goes to Vietnam

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Vietnam
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Mr Rocco Fazzari
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1996
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What'll We Do Without Jeff?

What'll We Do Without Jeff?

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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Cartoon of Bob Hogg and Andrew Robb

Cartoon of Bob Hogg and Andrew Robb

Ward O'Neill collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1992
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Mahathir plays a risky hand

Mahathir plays a risky hand

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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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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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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Beazley's delicate high-wire act

Beazley's delicate high-wire act

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 'War & Peace'.

Cartoon titled 'War & Peace'.

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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2000
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Meg and Pete

Meg and Pete

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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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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Woodchipping in Australia

Woodchipping in Australia

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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1996
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Cartoon titled 'Circus Clowns'.

Cartoon titled 'Circus Clowns'.

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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Ample scope to cut $4b deficit

Ample scope to cut $4b deficit

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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You Have My Word...

You Have My Word...

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Alan Moir
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1988
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In a line of Fire

In a line of Fire

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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Shotgun Marriage

Shotgun Marriage

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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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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Sydney Mail, 14 January 1925

Sydney Mail, 14 January 1925

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Newspapers
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Andrew C. Gibson
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1925
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Cartoon of John Howard holding a bucket of tar in one hand and a bag of feathers in the other

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John Shakespeare collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr John Shakespeare
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1992
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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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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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Cartoon titled 'Lifesavers' Dilemma'.

Cartoon titled 'Lifesavers' Dilemma'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 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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2001
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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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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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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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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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Sydney Mail, 18 January 1902

Sydney Mail, 18 January 1902

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Newspapers
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1902
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Why Howard can't retreat

Why Howard can't retreat

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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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 of John Howard saying 'YOU'LL WORK LONGER, GET PAID LESS AND YOU'LL BE MUCH BETTER OFF'

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Ron Tandberg collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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1992
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A blight on the body politic

A blight on the body politic

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1996
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The US view: Markets defy the pundits

The US view: Markets defy the pundits

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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