Menu toggle

National Museum of Australia

Where our stories come alive

Collection Explorer

4

Explore sets

Objects

Image Title and collection What Where Who When
Observation on the Fairy Queen.

Observation on the Fairy Queen.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Books
Apply Books filter
1807
Apply 1807 filter
MDs: A Romance in Modern Merchandising

MDs: A Romance in Modern Merchandising

J B Young Ltd collection
Apply J B Young Ltd collection filter
Books
Apply Books filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
John Sands Pty Ltd
Apply John Sands Pty Ltd filter
1948
Apply 1948 filter
Cartoon of Treasurer Paul Keating

Cartoon of Treasurer Paul Keating

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
Apply Ward O'Neill collection no. 2 filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Mr Ward O'Neill
Apply Mr Ward O'Neill filter
The Vicar Of Wakefield

The Vicar Of Wakefield

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Books
Apply Books filter
Black and white photograph of Fred Daly at a microphone in mid speech, 1974

Black and white photograph of Fred Daly at a microphone in m...

Fred Daly collection
Apply Fred Daly collection filter
Photographs
Apply Photographs filter
Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia filter
Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
Apply Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly filter
1974
Apply 1974 filter
Book titled 'A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson', Watkin Tench, 1793

Book titled 'A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Ja...

Watkin Tench collection
Apply Watkin Tench collection filter
Books
Apply Books filter
London, England
Apply London, England filter
Lieutenant-General Watkin Tench
Apply Lieutenant-General Watkin Tench filter
1793
Apply 1793 filter
Ballot box poised to bite back

Ballot box poised to bite back

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
Apply Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3 filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Michael Fitzjames
Apply Mr Michael Fitzjames filter
1997
Apply 1997 filter
Cartoon of Labor Premier of Western Australia, Brian Burke

Cartoon of Labor Premier of Western Australia, Brian Burke

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
Apply Ward O'Neill collection no. 2 filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Western Australia, Australia
Apply Western Australia, Australia filter
Mr Ward O'Neill
Apply Mr Ward O'Neill filter
1985
Apply 1985 filter
Childrens' book titled 'A Tale of Mischief'

Childrens' book titled 'A Tale of Mischief'

Julie Marginson collection
Apply Julie Marginson collection filter
Books
Apply Books filter
Ireland
Apply Ireland filter
Volia E. Downing
Apply Volia E. Downing filter
1963
Apply 1963 filter
Virgilius Opera.

Virgilius Opera.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Books
Apply Books filter
1815
Apply 1815 filter
Colour photograph of sign that stood in a paddock on the outskirts of Ravenshoe, Queensland

Colour photograph of sign that stood in a paddock on the out...

Concerned Ladies Action Group collection no. 2
Apply Concerned Ladies Action Group collection no. 2 filter
Photographs
Apply Photographs filter
Ravenshoe, Queensland, Australia
Apply Ravenshoe, Queensland, Australia filter
Grahame West
Apply Grahame West filter
1995
Apply 1995 filter
Skew back hand saw

Skew back hand saw

John Docker collection
Apply John Docker collection filter
Saws
Apply Saws filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Ted Docker
Apply Mr Ted Docker filter
1920
Apply 1920 filter
Book titled Exercises for Ladies to Improve and Perfect Beauty, containing loose double page

Book titled Exercises for Ladies to Improve and Perfect Beau...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Books
Apply Books filter
London, England
Apply London, England filter
Donald Walker
Apply Donald Walker filter
1837
Apply 1837 filter
Sliding bevel

Sliding bevel

John Docker collection
Apply John Docker collection filter
Bevels
Apply Bevels filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Ted Docker
Apply Mr Ted Docker filter
1920
Apply 1920 filter
Roll-back

Roll-back

Alan Moir collection no. 2
Apply Alan Moir collection no. 2 filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Mr Alan Moir
Apply Mr Alan Moir filter
Cartoon of a flag raising ceremony with Prime Minister Bob Hawke and Treasurer Paul Keating in military costume

Cartoon of a flag raising ceremony with Prime Minister Bob H...

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
Apply Ward O'Neill collection no. 2 filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Port Jackson, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Port Jackson, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Ward O'Neill
Apply Mr Ward O'Neill filter
1985
Apply 1985 filter
Pipe case used by Ben Chifley

Pipe case used by Ben Chifley

MJ Brown collection
Apply MJ Brown collection filter
Pipe cases
Apply Pipe cases filter
Mr Joseph B. Chifley
Apply Mr Joseph B. Chifley filter
Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
Apply Alan Moir collection no. 3 filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Mr Alan Moir
Apply Mr Alan Moir filter
2003
Apply 2003 filter
The Sweetest Victory of All, Keating 1993

The Sweetest Victory of All, Keating 1993

Peter Milton collection
Apply Peter Milton collection filter
Political posters
Apply Political posters filter
Hon Paul J. Keating
Apply Hon Paul J. Keating filter
1993
Apply 1993 filter
Contributions to Australian Orchidology

Contributions to Australian Orchidology

Jean Galbraith collection
Apply Jean Galbraith collection filter
Books
Apply Books filter
Framed list of signatures from the Federal Labor Government Cabinet Meeting Canberra, December 14, 1949

Framed list of signatures from the Federal Labor Government ...

Fred Daly collection
Apply Fred Daly collection filter
Lists
Apply Lists filter
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Apply Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia filter
Australian Labor Party
Apply Australian Labor Party filter
1949
Apply 1949 filter
The English Game of Cricket

The English Game of Cricket

Nanette Ward collection
Apply Nanette Ward collection filter
Books
Apply Books filter
London, England
Apply London, England filter
Charles Box
Apply Charles Box filter
1877
Apply 1877 filter
Contributions to the orchidology of Australia and New Zealand

Contributions to the orchidology of Australia and New Zealan...

Jean Galbraith collection
Apply Jean Galbraith collection filter
Books
Apply Books filter
The Works of Virgil.

The Works of Virgil.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Books
Apply Books filter
1820
Apply 1820 filter
ALP Election Launch at Opera House

ALP Election Launch at Opera House

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
Apply Mary Nicholson collection no. 1 filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Austr...
Apply Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Austr... filter
Mr Peter Nicholson
Apply Mr Peter Nicholson filter
1987
Apply 1987 filter
Paul Keating

Paul Keating

Peter Nicholson collection no. 3B
Apply Peter Nicholson collection no. 3B filter
Sculptures
Apply Sculptures filter
North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Apply North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia filter
Mr Peter Nicholson
Apply Mr Peter Nicholson filter
1983
Apply 1983 filter
Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
Apply Alan Moir collection no. 3 filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Mr Alan Moir
Apply Mr Alan Moir filter
2004
Apply 2004 filter
W.G. Cricketing Reminiscences and Personal Recollections

W.G. Cricketing Reminiscences and Personal Recollections

Nanette Ward collection
Apply Nanette Ward collection filter
Books
Apply Books filter
London, England
Apply London, England filter
William G. Grace
Apply William G. Grace filter
1899
Apply 1899 filter
Cartoon of Paul Keating's face on a dolphin body

Cartoon of Paul Keating's face on a dolphin body

Mark Knight collection
Apply Mark Knight collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Apply Melbourne, Victoria, Australia filter
Mr Mark Knight
Apply Mr Mark Knight filter
1992
Apply 1992 filter
Wings An Anthology of Flight edited by H G Bryden

Wings An Anthology of Flight edited by H G Bryden

William Beausang collection
Apply William Beausang collection filter
Books
Apply Books filter
London, England
Apply London, England filter
1942
Apply 1942 filter
Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'The Spokesman said the election would be financed from the Treasurer's account...'

Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam...

Pat Rawlings collection
Apply Pat Rawlings collection filter
Telegrams
Apply Telegrams filter
Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
Apply Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor... filter
Australian Associated Press
Apply Australian Associated Press filter
1975
Apply 1975 filter
Byron Tales Vol 2

Byron Tales Vol 2

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Books
Apply Books filter
1837
Apply 1837 filter
Hairy Legs

Hairy Legs

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 1998 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
New South Wales, Australia
Apply New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Peter Lewis
Apply Mr Peter Lewis filter
1998
Apply 1998 filter
Incentive

Incentive

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 1998 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Earl Budden
Apply Mr Earl Budden filter
1998
Apply 1998 filter
Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
Apply Alan Moir collection no. 3 filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Mr Alan Moir
Apply Mr Alan Moir filter
2004
Apply 2004 filter
Screwdriver

Screwdriver

John Docker collection
Apply John Docker collection filter
Screwdrivers
Apply Screwdrivers filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Ted Docker
Apply Mr Ted Docker filter
1920
Apply 1920 filter
Cartoon book, 'Wally and the Major' by Stan Cross

Cartoon book, 'Wally and the Major' by Stan Cross

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 16
Apply People's Paraphernalia collection no. 16 filter
Books
Apply Books filter
1939
Apply 1939 filter
Poll Shock

Poll Shock

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 1998 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Apply Melbourne, Victoria, Australia filter
Mr Andrew Weldon
Apply Mr Andrew Weldon filter
1997
Apply 1997 filter
Jack plane

Jack plane

John Docker collection
Apply John Docker collection filter
Jack planes
Apply Jack planes filter
Sheffield, England
Apply Sheffield, England filter
Mr Ted Docker
Apply Mr Ted Docker filter
1920
Apply 1920 filter
The restructure

The restructure

Alan Moir collection no. 2
Apply Alan Moir collection no. 2 filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Mr Alan Moir
Apply Mr Alan Moir filter
A Parting Gift

A Parting Gift

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Books
Apply Books filter
1837
Apply 1837 filter
ALP ideas

ALP ideas

Alan Moir collection no. 2
Apply Alan Moir collection no. 2 filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Mr Alan Moir
Apply Mr Alan Moir filter
YES , MA'AM - THERE'S NO LONGER ANY NEED FOR A POLITICIAN TO LIVE IN POVERTY

YES , MA'AM - THERE'S NO LONGER ANY NEED FOR A POLITICIAN TO...

Geoff Hook collection
Apply Geoff Hook collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Apply Melbourne, Victoria, Australia filter
Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
Apply Mr Geoffrey R. Hook filter
1988
Apply 1988 filter

"Pelmanism". Lesson No.7

Thompson Family collection
Apply Thompson Family collection filter
Books
Apply Books filter
Cartoon of John Howard and John Hewson in 19th century England

Cartoon of John Howard and John Hewson in 19th century Engla...

Warren Brown collection
Apply Warren Brown collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Warren Brown
Apply Mr Warren Brown filter
1992
Apply 1992 filter
Sheilas, wogs & poofters

Sheilas, wogs & poofters

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
Apply John 'Johnny' Warren collection filter
Books
Apply Books filter
John N. Warren MBE OAM
Apply John N. Warren MBE OAM filter
2002
Apply 2002 filter
Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
Apply John Docker collection filter
Plane irons
Apply Plane irons filter
Glasgow, Scotland
Apply Glasgow, Scotland filter
Alex Mathieson & Son
Apply Alex Mathieson & Son filter
1920
Apply 1920 filter
White skivvy printed with 'Vote 1 and go with Grassby for Riverina'

White skivvy printed with 'Vote 1 and go with Grassby for Ri...

Al Grassby collection
Apply Al Grassby collection filter
Skivvies
Apply Skivvies filter
Griffith, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Griffith, New South Wales, Australia filter
Bonds
Apply Bonds filter
1969
Apply 1969 filter
The Bijou.

The Bijou.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Books
Apply Books filter
1834
Apply 1834 filter
Vote 1 Grassby

Vote 1 Grassby

Al Grassby collection
Apply Al Grassby collection filter
Advertising leaflets
Apply Advertising leaflets filter
Griffith, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Griffith, New South Wales, Australia filter
Hon Al J. Grassby
Apply Hon Al J. Grassby filter
1965
Apply 1965 filter
A General History of Quadrupeds

A General History of Quadrupeds

Bewick's A General History of Quadrupeds Book collection
Apply Bewick's A General History of Quadrupeds Book collection filter
Books
Apply Books filter
1807
Apply 1807 filter
L'Amico del Prigionero

L'Amico del Prigionero

Rosa Cappelluti collection
Apply Rosa Cappelluti collection filter
Books
Apply Books filter
Netball the Australian Way by Joyce Brown

Netball the Australian Way by Joyce Brown

History of Netball - Joyce Brown collection
Apply History of Netball - Joyce Brown collection filter
Books
Apply Books filter
Joyce Brown
Apply Joyce Brown filter
1974
Apply 1974 filter
A Critical Review of South Australian Prasophyllla Together with a Description of Some New Species

A Critical Review of South Australian Prasophyllla Together ...

Jean Galbraith collection
Apply Jean Galbraith collection filter
Books
Apply Books filter
Sydney Water

Sydney Water

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 1998 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Rocco Fazzari
Apply Mr Rocco Fazzari filter
1998
Apply 1998 filter
Beauties of Shelley.

Beauties of Shelley.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Books
Apply Books filter
1830
Apply 1830 filter
Of All The Filthy Lowdown

Of All The Filthy Lowdown

Alan Moir collection no. 4
Apply Alan Moir collection no. 4 filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Mr Alan Moir
Apply Mr Alan Moir filter
2004
Apply 2004 filter
Felt Akubra hat worn by Ben Chifley

Felt Akubra hat worn by Ben Chifley

MJ Brown collection
Apply MJ Brown collection filter
Akubra hats
Apply Akubra hats filter
Akubra Hats Pty Ltd
Apply Akubra Hats Pty Ltd filter
Australia, We Have:-

Australia, We Have:-

John Beagle collection
Apply John Beagle collection filter
Handbills
Apply Handbills filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Tomato Press Pty Ltd
Apply Tomato Press Pty Ltd filter
1977
Apply 1977 filter
Certificate of appointment as Minister

Certificate of appointment as Minister

Hon Lance Barnard collection
Apply Hon Lance Barnard collection filter
Certificates
Apply Certificates filter
Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
Apply Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor... filter
Hon Lance H. Barnard
Apply Hon Lance H. Barnard filter
1972
Apply 1972 filter
Load more objects