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

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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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England
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Minton
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1927
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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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1954 Royal Visit - Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mrs Petronella Wensing
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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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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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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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Facing the challenge of a Constitutional Convention

Facing the challenge of a Constitutional Convention

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Peter Sheehan
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1999
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Small pink bath towel to commemorate the Royal tour

Small pink bath towel to commemorate the Royal tour

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Bath towels
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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The Parliament House Opening Ceremony 9 May 1988

1988 Opening of Parliament House collection
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Tickets
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Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1988
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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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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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High Five

High Five

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Dean Alston
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1999
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The Sunday Herald Coronation Souvenir, 1953

The Sunday Herald Coronation Souvenir, 1953

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Newspapers
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Sunday Herald
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1953
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Souvenir Book of Coronation Pageantry

Souvenir Book of Coronation Pageantry

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative books
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England
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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1953
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Commemorative postage stamp set - Parliament House Canberra ...

Australia Post collection
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Parliament House, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Australia Post
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1988
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Inkstand presented to Sir Robert Menzies in Commemoration of...

RG Menzies collection
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Inkstands
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London, England
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Sir Robert 'Bob' G. Menzies
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1953
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Press pass for Royal visit 1954

Bernard Freedman collection no. 2
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Medallion

Medallion "Presented to the children by the Government of Vi...

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative medallions
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Stokes & Sons
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1954
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Scrapbook of the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in 1952, compiled by Margaret Ryan

Scrapbook of the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth I...

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 Royal Tour: Homeward Bound

The Royal Tour: Homeward Bound

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative books
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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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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Program for the opening of Australia's Parliament House, on ...

1988 Opening of Parliament House collection
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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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Coronation Glitter Model Book

Coronation Glitter Model Book

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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London, England
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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