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Opening of Parliament by Her Majesty The Queen in the Legislative Council Chamber, Adelaide, on Tuesday 23 March 1954

Opening of Parliament by Her Majesty The Queen in the Legisl...

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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1948 36hp Daimler landaulette as used in the 1954 Royal Tour of Australia

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John Harvey collection
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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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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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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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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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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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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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London, England
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Sir William Dargie CBE
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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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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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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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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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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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W D Joynt & Co
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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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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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Minton 'Kings Service' china teacup 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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1927
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Commemorative book

Commemorative book

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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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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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1963
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Opening of Parliament

Opening of Parliament

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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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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Welcome to our Royal Visitors

Welcome to our Royal Visitors

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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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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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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Victoria, Australia
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State Bank of Victoria
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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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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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1927
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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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Ravenshoe, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Ted Gabriel
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1980
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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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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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Programs
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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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Mickey Mouse Weekly - Souvenir Coronation issue, 1953

Mickey Mouse Weekly - Souvenir Coronation issue, 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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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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1988
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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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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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Framed picture of Queen Elizabeth II

Framed picture of Queen Elizabeth II

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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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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1988
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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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The Queen and Prince Charles money box

The Queen and Prince Charles money box

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 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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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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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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The School Paper,  A Royal Welcome

The School Paper, A Royal Welcome

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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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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Scrapbook of the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in 1952, compiled by Margaret Ryan

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Jane Connors collection
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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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The Queen in Victoria

The Queen in Victoria

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Victoria, Australia
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The Argus
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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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Souvenir printed handkerchief for the visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to Australia in 1949

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Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Opening of Australia's Parliament House on the 9th of May 19...

1988 Opening of Parliament House collection
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Pamphlets
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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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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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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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Argus Coronation Souvenir, 1953

Argus Coronation Souvenir, 1953

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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1953
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Miniature medals including a George V Jubilee Medal from 193...

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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England
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1935
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EIIR Long Live The Queen

EIIR 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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Letter from Phillips Electrical Industries enclosing a photo...

Enid Treadgold collection
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Phillips Electrical Industries
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1954
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Souvenir booklet, titled

Souvenir booklet, titled "EIIR, ROYAL VISIT TO NORTH-EAST VI...

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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Voting Intentions

Voting Intentions

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Harry Bruce
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1999
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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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1954
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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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Woman - Coronation Souvenir Issue, 1953

Woman - Coronation Souvenir 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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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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Doily shaped like a map of Australia

Doily shaped like a map of Australia

Barbara Ross collection no. 2
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Australia
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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

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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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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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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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Souvenir program of the Royal Visit by Queen Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh to Bendigo on 5 March 1954

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Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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