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Photograph of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal H...

Enid Treadgold collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Leicagraph Co Pty Ltd
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1954
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Teacup to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II June 2nd 1953

Teacup to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II Jun...

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative cups
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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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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Argus Coronation Souvenir, 1953

Argus Coronation Souvenir, 1953

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Magazines
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The Argus
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1953
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Set of six clear drinking glasses, commemorating the visit of Queen Elizabeth II to Australia in 1954

Set of six clear drinking glasses, commemorating the visit o...

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative glassware
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England
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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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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Photograph of the Meeting of the Executive Council at Govern...

Fred Daly collection
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Government House, Yarralumla, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1973
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Enid Treadgold collection
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Associated Newspapers Ltd
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1954
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Don't Mention the Royals

Don't Mention the Royals

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sean Leahy
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1999
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Sketch of interior of senate chamber including figures, by Sir Ivor Hele

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Marcia Rankin collection
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Sketches
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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 Royal Empire Society News, 1953

The Royal Empire Society News, 1953

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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Letter from Phillips Electrical Industries enclosing a photo...

Enid Treadgold collection
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1954
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The Royal Visit - Souvenir Cut Out Book of Framed Portraits

The Royal Visit - Souvenir Cut Out Book of Framed Portraits

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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Photograph of Phillips Electrical Industries electric light ...

Enid Treadgold collection
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Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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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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1953 Coronation Souvenir

1953 Coronation Souvenir

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Biscuit tins
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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Richmond Brewery bottle top commemorating the Royal Visit 1954

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Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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1954
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The opening of Australia's Parliament House by Her Majesty t...

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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Doily shaped like a map of Australia

Doily shaped like a map of Australia

Barbara Ross collection no. 2
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Doilies
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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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Ticket for Mrs R W Tovell for the opening of Victorian parliament by Queen Elizabeth II 1954

Ticket for Mrs R W Tovell for the opening of Victorian parli...

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Victoria, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Invitation to a Royal Ball in honour of the visit to Victoria of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip

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Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Victoria, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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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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Set of three souvenir vehicle badges 'Long Live The Queen'

Set of three souvenir vehicle badges 'Long Live The Queen'

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 sketch of the Senate Chamber in the Provisional Parliament House by Ivor Hele

Interior sketch of the Senate Chamber in the Provisional Par...

Marcia Rankin collection
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Sketches
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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 Queen in Victoria

The Queen in Victoria

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative books
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Victoria, Australia
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The Argus
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1954
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A paperback souvenir album containing a full set of collectible cards with British Royal theme

A paperback souvenir album containing a full set of collecti...

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

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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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Queen Elizabeth II coronation commemorative mug

Queen Elizabeth II coronation commemorative mug

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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The program of religious and musical programs for the openin...

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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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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London, England
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Mr Alan Moir
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2002
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The Royal Tour

The Royal Tour

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative books
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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The Royal Tour: Homeward Bound

The Royal Tour: Homeward Bound

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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Visit to the Snowy Mountains Scheme by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, 1963 [Part 2]

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Snowy Scheme - Keith Montague collection
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Booklets
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Snowy Mountains Authority
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1963
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Souvenir china ashtray

Souvenir china ashtray "EIIR 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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Argus Coronation Souvenir Part 2, 1953

Argus Coronation Souvenir Part 2, 1953

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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The Argus
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1953
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Minton 'Kings Service' china saucer bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Minton
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1927
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Minton 'Kings Service' china fruit plate bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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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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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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Cartoon showing John Howard toasting the Queen

Cartoon showing John Howard toasting the Queen

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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1997
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Souvenir booklet, titled

Souvenir booklet, titled "THE DESCENDANTS OF HER MAJESTY QUE...

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Booklets
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Genealogical Society of Victoria
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1954
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Label for an exact replica set of the original jewellery presented to Queen Elizabeth the 2nd when she visited Australia in 1954

Label for an exact replica set of the original jewellery pre...

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Labels
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Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Facing the challenge of a Constitutional Convention

Facing the challenge of a Constitutional Convention

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: 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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1958 Ceremonial Land Rover 'Special 88', used on Vice Regal ...

Department of Administrative Services (Transport and Storage Divisi...
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Pressed Metal Corporation
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1957
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Hammerhead shark (Beizam) headdress, by Ken Thaiday Senior

Hammerhead shark (Beizam) headdress, by Ken Thaiday Senior

Ken Thaiday collection no. 1
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Headdresses
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Kenneth J. Thaiday Sr
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1999
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Souvenir Book of Coronation Pageantry

Souvenir Book of Coronation Pageantry

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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England
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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1953
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Minton 'Kings Service' china soup plate bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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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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The Sunday Herald Coronation Souvenir, 1953

The Sunday Herald Coronation Souvenir, 1953

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Newspapers
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Sunday Herald
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1953
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Visit to the Snowy Mountains Scheme by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, 1963

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Snowy Scheme - Keith Montague collection
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Booklets
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Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1963
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Some Models

Some Models

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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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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Souvenir bottle of Simond's Pale Ale, made to commemorate the Royal Tour to Ceylon, Australia and New Zealand in 1953

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Andrew Mozes collection
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Beer bottles
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England, United Kingdom
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H G Simonds Ltd [Brewers]
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1953
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Minton 'Kings Service' china coffee cup and saucer bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Cups and saucers
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England
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Minton
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1927
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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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Tasmania, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Minton 'Kings Service' china entree plate bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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1927
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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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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Small green bath towel to commemorate the Royal tour

Small green bath towel to commemorate the Royal tour

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Towels
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Royal Visit 1954 New South Wales Programme

Royal Visit 1954 New South Wales Programme

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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New South Wales, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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A paperback album for displaying collectable cards relating to Royal family

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Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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