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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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England
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Minton
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1927
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Dinner plates
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England
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Minton
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1927
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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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Commemorative objects
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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)

Royal Visit Souvenir Program (for visit by Queen Elizabeth I...

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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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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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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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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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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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 badge in commemoration of the Royal visit to Australia in 1954, worn in Canberra by Petronella Wensing

Souvenir badge in commemoration of the Royal visit to Austra...

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Commemorative badges
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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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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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Commemorative badges
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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

The Shrine Forecourt, Victoria's Memorial of the 1939-1945 W...

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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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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Unissued invitation to the opening of Parliament House, Canberra, 9 May 1988

Unissued invitation to the opening of Parliament House, Canb...

Chris Grady collection
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Invitations
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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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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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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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Saucers
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England
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Minton
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1927
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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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Souvenir china ashtray

Souvenir china ashtray "EIIR Royal Tour 1954"

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Ashtrays
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Royal Visit 1954, Adelaide, Programme of Activities, issued by the South Australian Royal Visit Citizen's Committee

Royal Visit 1954, Adelaide, Programme of Activities, issued ...

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Programs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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South Australian Royal Visit Citizen's Committee
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1954
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Invitation to an evening reception in the Great Hall of Parl...

Chris Grady collection
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Invitations
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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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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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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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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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The opening of Australia's Parliament House by Her Majesty t...

Chris Grady collection
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Programs
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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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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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Programs
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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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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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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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Sign

Sign "11-11-75", used tp protest the dismissal of the Whitla...

John Davenport collection no. 2
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Signs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Tom Barlow
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1977
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Photograph of Phillips Electrical Industries electric light ...

Enid Treadgold collection
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Photographs
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Australia
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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

White ceramic mug celebrating the Silver Jubilee of Queen El...

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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Royal Visit to South Australia, 1954, State Guide

Royal Visit to South Australia, 1954, State Guide

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Programs
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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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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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First day cover issued by Australia Post for the opening of ...

Chris Grady collection
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First day envelopes
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1988
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Booklet titled 'Highness Jubilee Anti-Report'

Booklet titled 'Highness Jubilee Anti-Report'

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Booklets
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London, England
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Counter Information Services
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1975
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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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Visit to the Snowy Mountains Scheme by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, 1963 [Part 1]

Visit to the Snowy Mountains Scheme by Her Majesty Queen Eli...

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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Parking permit sticker for the Parliament House Opening Cere...

1988 Opening of Parliament House collection
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Stickers
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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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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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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 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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1954 Royal Visit - Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip

Lois Grosse collection
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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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