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

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

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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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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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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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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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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Letter from Phillips Electrical Industries about the company's EIIR electric light decoration for the royal visit in 1954

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Letters
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Phillips Electrical Industries
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1954
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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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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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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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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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The Queen Came By

The Queen Came By

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Books
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1955
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Medallion to commemorate the 1954 Royal Visit to Australia

Lois Grosse collection
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Commemorative medallions
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South Australia, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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NZ PM Bolger says Republic Inevitable in New Zealand

NZ PM Bolger says Republic Inevitable in New Zealand

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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New Zealand
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Mr Alan Moir
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1998
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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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1954 Royal Visit - Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip

Lois Grosse collection
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Commemorative badges
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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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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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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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Colour programme of events scheduled for the celebration of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in Brisbane, 1953

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Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Programs
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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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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Phillips Electrical Industries
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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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Saucers
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England
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Minton
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1927
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White ceramic mug to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II royal tour to Australia 1954

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Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Mugs
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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

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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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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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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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Republic of the ACT Welcomes Queen of England

Republic of the ACT Welcomes Queen of England

Australian Republican Movement collection
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Banners
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Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Australian Republican Movement
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1999
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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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Programme of the welcome to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh

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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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Government of Victoria
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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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Restricted - Royal Visit, 1954, Guide for Planning

Restricted - Royal Visit, 1954, Guide for Planning

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Programs
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1953
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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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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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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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Vehicle badges
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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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Magazines
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The Argus
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1953
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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

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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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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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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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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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