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

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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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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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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Souvenir plate - Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh

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Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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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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Matchbox Models of Yesteryear Gold State Coach

Matchbox Models of Yesteryear Gold State Coach

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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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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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 beaker celebrating the 40th anniversary of the accession to the thrown of Queen Elizabeth II

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Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative mugs
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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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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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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First day envelopes
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1988
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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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Photograph of the Meeting of the Executive Council at Government House, Canberra

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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 beaker celebrating the 70th Birthday of Queen Elizabeth II

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Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1996
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Souvenir plate - Queen Elizabeth II

Souvenir plate - Queen Elizabeth II

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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Doll - Queen Elizabeth II

Doll - Queen Elizabeth II

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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Printed advertising leaflet with photograph of Shetland pony Topsy and trainer Tom Dennis, post 1958

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Horse photographs and ephemera collection no. 2
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Leaflets
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Tweed Heads, New South Wales, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1958
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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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Souvenir teaspoon for the Royal Visit, 1954

Souvenir teaspoon for the Royal Visit, 1954

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Teaspoons
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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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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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Unissued invitation to the opening of Parliament House, Canberra, 9 May 1988

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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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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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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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Minton
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1927
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Second 1954 by William Dargie

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

William Dargie portrait of Queen Elizabeth II collection
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Portraits
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London, England
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Sir William Dargie CBE
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1954
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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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Commemorative drinking glass - Queen Elizabeth II

Commemorative drinking glass - Queen Elizabeth II

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative glassware
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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Souvenir Wedgewood Jasperware plate - Queen Elizabeth II

Souvenir Wedgewood Jasperware plate - Queen Elizabeth II

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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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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Souvenir beaker celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

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Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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Minton 'Kings Service' china dinner plate bearing the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

Minton 'Kings Service' china dinner plate bearing the Common...

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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Souvenir 'Loving Cup' - Royal Golden Wedding Anniversary 1947-1997

Souvenir 'Loving Cup' - Royal Golden Wedding Anniversary 194...

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative cups
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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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Medallion to commemorate the 1954 Royal Visit to Australia

Medallion to commemorate the 1954 Royal Visit to Australia

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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Souvenir teaspoon of Queen Elizabeth II

Souvenir teaspoon of Queen Elizabeth II

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Teaspoons
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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Souvenir beaker to Commemorate the Queen's Visit to Russia in October 1994

Souvenir beaker to Commemorate the Queen's Visit to Russia i...

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Russia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1994
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Souvenir tankard 'Queen Elizabeth II 1952 Silver Jubilee 1977'

Souvenir tankard 'Queen Elizabeth II 1952 Silver Jubilee 197...

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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Souvenir tankard 'Coronation HM Queen Elizabeth II 1953'

Souvenir tankard 'Coronation HM Queen Elizabeth II 1953'

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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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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Souvenir keyring - Queen Elizabeth II

Souvenir keyring - Queen Elizabeth II

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Buckingham Palace, London, England
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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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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Red ceramic mug to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II 1953

Red ceramic mug to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabe...

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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Medallion to commemorate the 1954 Royal Visit to Australia

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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Souvenir mug - Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee 1977

Souvenir mug - Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee 1977

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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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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Souvenir pomander - Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee 1952-1977

Souvenir pomander - Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee 1952-1...

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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Souvenir mug - Queen Elizabeth II

Souvenir mug - Queen Elizabeth II

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Souvenir teaspoon of Queen Elizabeth II

Souvenir teaspoon of Queen Elizabeth II

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Teaspoons
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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Souvenir plate - Queen Elizabeth II

Souvenir plate - Queen Elizabeth II

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Moscow, Russia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1994
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Souvenir Royal visit 1952

Souvenir Royal visit 1952"

Enid Treadgold collection
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Brooches
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England
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1952
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Souvenir mug - Queen Elizabeth II

Souvenir mug - Queen Elizabeth II

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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Queen Elizabeth II on horseback

Queen Elizabeth II on horseback

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Toy figures
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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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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Tin with portraits of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip

Tin with portraits of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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Souvenir mug - Royal Family

Souvenir mug - Royal Family

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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Minton 'Kings Service' china saucer bearing the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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1927
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Souvenir plate or dish - Queen Elizabeth II, 1952 Silver Jubilee 1977

Souvenir plate or dish - Queen Elizabeth II, 1952 Silver Jub...

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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Souvenir beaker - 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada, 1867-1992, and the Queen's 40th Anniversary of Accession to the Throne, 1952-1992

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Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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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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Souvenir plate - Queen Elizabeth II

Souvenir plate - Queen Elizabeth II

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Banff, Banff National Park, Canada
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1992
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Souvenir teaspoon for the Royal Visit, 1954

Souvenir teaspoon for the Royal Visit, 1954

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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