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Box for Postmaster's Display Kit 29

Box for Postmaster's Display Kit 29

Australia Post Historical collection
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Display boxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1982
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Souvenir beaker celebrating the 40th anniversary of the accession to the thrown of Queen Elizabeth II

Souvenir beaker celebrating the 40th anniversary of the acce...

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative mugs
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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Glass replica diamond and emerald wattle arrangement brooch

Glass replica diamond and emerald wattle arrangement brooch

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Brooches
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Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Souvenir mug - Queen Elizabeth II

Souvenir mug - Queen Elizabeth II

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative mugs
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1991
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Printed advertising leaflet with photograph of Shetland pony Topsy and trainer Tom Dennis, post 1958

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Horse photographs and ephemera collection no. 2
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Leaflets
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Tweed Heads, New South Wales, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1958
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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
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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1988
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Our Glorious Queen, Loyal Welcome, Royal Tour 1954

Our Glorious Queen, Loyal Welcome, Royal Tour 1954

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Pennants
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Off-white rectangular transfer sticker with gold letters spelling

Off-white rectangular transfer sticker with gold letters spe...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Transfers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Souvenir pomander - Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee 1952-1977

Souvenir pomander - Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee 1952-1...

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative objects
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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The Royal Tour: New Zealand

The Royal Tour: New Zealand

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative books
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New Zealand
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Handkerchief commemorating the royal visit to Australia, 1954

Handkerchief commemorating the royal visit to Australia, 195...

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Handkerchiefs
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Scrapbook of the Royal Tour of Queen Elizabeth II to Australia in 1954, compiled by Margaret Ryan

Scrapbook of the Royal Tour of Queen Elizabeth II to Austral...

Jane Connors collection
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Scrapbooks
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Margaret Ryan
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1952
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Republicans

Republicans

Jenny Coopes collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Jenny Coopes
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1992
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Doll - Queen Elizabeth II

Doll - Queen Elizabeth II

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Dolls
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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Letter from Phillips Electrical Industries about the company's EIIR electric light decoration for the royal visit in 1954

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Letters
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Phillips Electrical Industries
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1954
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Souvenir plate - Queen Elizabeth II

Souvenir plate - Queen Elizabeth II

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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Rectangular aluminium sign with

Rectangular aluminium sign with "Canberra City Postcode 2601...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Medallion to commemorate the 1954 Royal Visit to Australia

Medallion to commemorate the 1954 Royal Visit to Australia

Lois Grosse collection
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Commemorative medallions
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South Australia, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Promotional Caltex petrol pump periscope

Promotional Caltex petrol pump periscope

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Periscopes
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Minton 'Kings Service' china side plate bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

Minton 'Kings Service' china side plate bearing the coat-of-...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Side plates
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Small printed commemorative card which details the full itinerary of the Royal visit, from 3 February to 1 April 1954

Small printed commemorative card which details the full itin...

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative cards
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Cartoon showing John Howard toasting the Queen

Cartoon showing John Howard toasting the Queen

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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1997
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Money box to commemorate the British royal visit to Australia, 1954

Money box to commemorate the British royal visit to Australi...

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Moneyboxes
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Victoria, Australia
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State Bank of Victoria
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1954
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Poster titled 'Post Office communication services are vital to the development of Australian industries'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Colour display card, titled, 'Moving pictures, Pictorial pre-stamped postcards to get your message moving, $2.50 a pack of six'

Colour display card, titled, 'Moving pictures, Pictorial pre...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Display cards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australia Post
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Souvenir mug - Queen Elizabeth II

Souvenir mug - Queen Elizabeth II

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative mugs
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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Souvenir plate - Queen Elizabeth II

Souvenir plate - Queen Elizabeth II

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Moscow, Russia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1994
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Pictures of the Royal Family scrapbook

Pictures of the Royal Family scrapbook

Marion Butcher collection
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Scrapbooks
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Marion Butcher
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Queen Elizabeth Park, Mt Gambier, SA, showing rowan tree planted by Queen Elizabeth II, Feb 1954

Queen Elizabeth Park, Mt Gambier, SA, showing rowan tree pla...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1954
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Souvenir flag of the Royal Visit, 1954

Souvenir flag of the Royal Visit, 1954

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Flags
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Restricted - Royal Visit, 1954, Guide for Planning

Restricted - Royal Visit, 1954, Guide for Planning

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Programs
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1953
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Tablecloth with printed images of Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip and Westminster Abbey

Tablecloth with printed images of Queen Elizabeth II, Prince...

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Tablecloths
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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"Agent for Commonwealth Savings Bank"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising signs
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New South Wales, Australia
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Commonwealth Savings Bank of Australia
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Standing Convention on its head

Standing Convention on its head

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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1997
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Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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Black metal desk telephone with a winding handle

Black metal desk telephone with a winding handle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Telephones
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United States of America
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Telephone and Radio Corporation
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1948
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Rectangular enamelled metal sign

Rectangular enamelled metal sign "Post Office"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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1980
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Souvenir printed handkerchief for the visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to Australia in 1949

Souvenir printed handkerchief for the visit of King George V...

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Handkerchiefs
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Australia
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King George VI
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1949
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The Parliament House Opening Ceremony 9 May 1988

The Parliament House Opening Ceremony 9 May 1988

1988 Opening of Parliament House collection
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Tickets
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Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1988
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Photograph of the Meeting of the Executive Council at Government House, Canberra

Photograph of the Meeting of the Executive Council at Govern...

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Government House, Yarralumla, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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Interior for Opening Parliament, C/S

Interior for Opening Parliament, C/S

Marcia Rankin collection
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Oil paintings
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Sir Ivor H. Hele CBE
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1954
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First day cover celebrating the centennary of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Thursday Island

First day cover celebrating the centennary of Our Lady of th...

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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First day envelopes
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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The Queen Came By

The Queen Came By

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Books
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1955
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The Royal Visit, 1952

The Royal Visit, 1952

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Booklets
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1952
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Letter from Phillips Electrical Industries enclosing a photograph of the company's EIIR electric light decoration for the royal visit in 1954

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Letters
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Phillips Electrical Industries
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1954
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Round clear glass inkwell with a recessed sunburst pattern on the underside