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Minton 'Kings Service' china teacup and saucer bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

Minton 'Kings Service' china teacup and saucer bearing the c...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Cups and saucers
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Minton
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1927
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The School Paper,  A Royal Welcome

The School Paper, A Royal Welcome

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Booklets
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Framed picture of Queen Elizabeth II

Framed picture of Queen Elizabeth II

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Portrait photographs
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Cartoon of Queen Elizabeth seated on a throne atop a mountain of people

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1985
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Minton 'Kings Service' china teacup bearing the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Teacups
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Second 1954 by William Dargie

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Second 1954 by William Dargi...

William Dargie portrait of Queen Elizabeth II collection
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Portraits
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London, England
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Sir William Dargie CBE
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1954
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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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Money box to commemorate the British royal visit to Australia, 1954

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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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Welcome to our Royal Visitors 1954

Welcome to our Royal Visitors 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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Unissued invitation to the opening of Parliament House, Canberra, 9 May 1988

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Chris Grady collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1988
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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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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Minton 'Kings Service' china saucer bearing the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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1927
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Souvenir badge in commemoration of the Royal visit to Australia in 1954, worn in Canberra by Petronella Wensing

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Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mrs Petronella Wensing
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1954
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Tin with portraits of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip

Tin with portraits of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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Souvenir flag of the Royal visit to Australia, 1954

Souvenir flag of the Royal visit to Australia, 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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Always in our hearts. Royal Tour Souvenir 1954 Australia

Always in our hearts. Royal Tour Souvenir 1954 Australia

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Interior for Opening Parliament, C/S

Interior for Opening Parliament, C/S

Marcia Rankin collection
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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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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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Royal Visit Souvenir Program (for visit by Queen Elizabeth II to Canberra in 1954)

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Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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First day cover issued by Australia Post for the opening of Parliament House Canberra on 9 May 1988

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Chris Grady collection
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1988
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Queen Elizabeth Park, Mt Gambier, SA, showing rowan tree planted by Queen Elizabeth II, Feb 1954

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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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Invitation to an evening reception in the Great Hall of Parliament House on 9 May 1988

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Chris Grady collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1988
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Souvenir flag of the Royal visit to Australia, 1954

Souvenir flag of the Royal visit to Australia, 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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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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Souvenir flag of the Royal visit to Australia, 1954

Souvenir flag of the Royal visit to Australia, 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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Welcome to our Royal Visitors

Welcome to our Royal Visitors

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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The Shrine Forecourt, Victoria's Memorial of the 1939-1945 War, Dedication by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second, 28 February 1954

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1954 Royal Tour Programmes collection
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Programs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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W D Joynt & Co
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1954
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Opening of Parliament

Opening of Parliament

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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The Will Of The People Shall Prevail

The Will Of The People Shall Prevail

John Sheppard collection
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Placards
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Ravenshoe, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Ted Gabriel
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1980
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Invitation to a garden party at Government House to meet the Queen and Prince Philip, 1963

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Invitations
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1963
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The Queen and Prince Charles money box

The Queen and Prince Charles money box

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Moneyboxes
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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Commemorative book

Commemorative book

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Cut-out books
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Minton 'Kings Service' china dinner plate bearing the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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England
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Minton
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1927
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1948 36hp Daimler landaulette as used in the 1954 Royal Tour of Australia

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John Harvey collection
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Motor cars
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England, United Kingdom
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1947
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Opening of Parliament by Her Majesty The Queen in the Legislative Council Chamber, Adelaide, on Tuesday 23 March 1954

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Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Programs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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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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Phillips Electrical Industries
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1954
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The opening of Australia's Parliament House by Her Majesty the Queen, 9 May 1988

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Chris Grady collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1988
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Mickey Mouse Weekly - Souvenir Coronation issue, 1953

Mickey Mouse Weekly - Souvenir Coronation issue, 1953

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Magazines
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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Queen Elizabeth Park, Mt Gambier, SA, showing rowan tree planted by Queen Elizabeth II, Feb 1954

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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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Medallion to commemorate the 1954 Royal Visit to Australia

Lois Grosse collection
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Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Some Models

Some Models

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Peter Sheehan
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1999
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Small orange bath towel to commemorate the Royal tour

Small orange bath towel to commemorate the Royal tour

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Bath towels
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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EIIR Royal Visit to Tasmania, 1954, Official Souvenir Programme

EIIR Royal Visit to Tasmania, 1954, Official Souvenir Progra...

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Programs
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Tasmania, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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South Australia Coronation Celebrations, Queen Elizabeth II, Official Programme, 31 May to 6 June 1953

South Australia Coronation Celebrations, Queen Elizabeth II,...

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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South Australia, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal 1953 to Sir Robert Menzi...

RG Menzies collection
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England
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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Bottle top commemorating the Royal Visit 1954

Bottle top commemorating the Royal Visit 1954

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Bottle tops
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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White ceramic mug celebrating the Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II 1952-1977

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Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative mugs
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1952
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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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London, England
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Mr Alan Moir
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Coronation Glitter Model Book

Coronation Glitter Model Book

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Cut-out books
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London, England
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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The Coronation Of the Queen

The Coronation Of the Queen

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Pop-up books
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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Program for the opening of Australia's Parliament House, on ...

1988 Opening of Parliament House collection
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Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Dr Donald F. McMichael
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1988
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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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Visit to Victoria of HRH Queen Elizabeth the Second and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, 1954

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Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Booklets
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Victoria, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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The Sun Special Royal Tour Issue, 1954

The Sun Special Royal Tour Issue, 1954

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Magazines
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Melbourne Sun News Pictorial
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1954
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Record commemorate the first year of the Australian Opera at the Sydney Opera House, 1973

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Sir Roland Wilson collection no. 2
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Audio records
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Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Austr...
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1973
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How Different Things Would Have Been If We Were A Republic in 1975

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Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Peter Sheehan
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1999
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The Royal Tour:  Australia

The Royal Tour: Australia

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative books
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Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Souvenir vehicle badge 'Royal Tour 1954'

Souvenir vehicle badge 'Royal Tour 1954'

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Silver Jubilee visit 1977 medallion in presentation folder

Silver Jubilee visit 1977 medallion in presentation folder

TV Stokes collection
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Saint Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1977
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Program for the opening of Australia's Parliament House, on ...

1988 Opening of Parliament House collection
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Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Dr Donald F. McMichael
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1988
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