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Letter written by Prince Edward addressed to Australian school boys and girls

Letter written by Prince Edward addressed to Australian scho...

Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Letters
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Australia
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Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex
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1920
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Supper card for the 1934 State Ball at Old Parliament House

Supper card for the 1934 State Ball at Old Parliament House

Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Cards
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1934
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White china mug to commemorate the (cancelled) 1949 Royal Visit to Australia

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Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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King George VI
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1949
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Souvenir teaspoon of the Queen Mother

Souvenir teaspoon of the Queen Mother

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Teaspoons
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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Plastic doll of the Queen Mother, who is wearing a silver crown and metallic gold dress

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Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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Metal match box cover featuring photographs of Old Parliament house and the Australian War Memorial

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Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Match containers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Alex Collingridge
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1935
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Dance card from the Seventh Annual Ball of the Commonwealth Forestry Bureau in 1933

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Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Department of Forestry
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1933
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Box for Queen Mother doll

Box for Queen Mother doll

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Toy packaging
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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Souvenir mug - George VI Coronation 1937

Souvenir mug - George VI Coronation 1937

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Coronation mugs
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King George VI
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1937
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Scout jamboree service program from the Australian Jamboree on 30 December 1934

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Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Programs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Boy Scouts Association
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1934
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Souvenir dinner bell - Queen Mother

Souvenir dinner bell - Queen Mother

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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1990
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Souvenir plate - Queen Mother

Souvenir plate - Queen Mother

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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1985
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An invitation to a garden party at Government House Canberra, 15 October 1936

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Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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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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1936
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Souvenir coffee cup - for the cancelled royal visit to Australia, 1949

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Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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King George VI
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1949
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Dance card from the Eighth Annual Ball of the Commonwealth Forestry Bureau, 1934

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Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Department of Forestry
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1934
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Souvenir tankard - George VI Coronation 1937

Souvenir tankard - George VI Coronation 1937

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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England
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King George VI
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1937
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Souvenir plate - for the cancelled royal visit, 1949

Souvenir plate - for the cancelled royal visit, 1949

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Australia
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King George VI
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1949
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Box for Queen Mother doll

Box for Queen Mother doll

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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Souvenir plate - Queen Mother

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Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Supper card for the 1934 State Ball at Old Parliament House

Supper card for the 1934 State Ball at Old Parliament House

Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1934
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Handwritten note that was pinned inside a pocket of a fur coat

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Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Notes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Unknown
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1990
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George VI Coronation Medallion 1937

George VI Coronation Medallion 1937

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Victoria, Australia
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King George VI
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1937
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Souvenir beaker - Queen Mother

Souvenir beaker - Queen Mother

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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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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Souvenir plate - Queen Mother

Souvenir plate - Queen Mother

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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1991
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Black and white photograph of Mr H G Moss, possibly associated with the 1946 London Reparations Conference

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Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Photographs
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London, England
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Mr H G. Moss
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1946
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Souvenir beaker - Queen Mother

Souvenir beaker - Queen Mother

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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Souvenir plate - Royal Family

Souvenir plate - Royal Family

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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Souvenir plate or dish - for the cancelled royal visit, 1949

Souvenir plate or dish - for the cancelled royal visit, 1949

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Australia
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King George VI
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1949
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Souvenir printed china bowl of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth's Royal Tour 1949

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Margaret O'Callaghan collection
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Bowls
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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King George VI
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1949
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Souvenir beaker to celebrate the Eighty-Fifth Birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother

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Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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1985
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Souvenir printed handkerchief for the visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to Australia in 1949

Souvenir printed handkerchief for the visit of King George V...

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Handkerchiefs
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Australia
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King George VI
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1949
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Invitation Mr C B Kay to attend a garden party at Government House, Canberra, in 1936

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Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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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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1936
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Ticket to the Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth

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Nance Pownall collection
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Tickets
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London, England
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Mrs Nancy M. Pownall
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1937
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Souvenir mirror - Royal Family

Souvenir mirror - Royal Family

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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King George VI
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Invitation to a Garden Party on 14 May 1937 to celebrate the coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth

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Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Invitations
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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1937
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Invitation to a State Ball at Parliament House, Canberra, on 25 October 1934

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Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Invitations
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1934
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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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Souvenir beaker - Queen Mother

Souvenir beaker - Queen Mother

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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1990
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Commemorative oval yellow glass dish for the Coronation of King George the VI

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Bernice Spence Fryer collection
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Commemorative glassware
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England, United Kingdom
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Aynsley and Sons
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1937
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Square cotton handkerchief commemorating the coronation of King George VI

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Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Handkerchiefs
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Australia
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King George VI
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1935
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Album containing 97 menus, 20 seating plans and 47 photographs from Parliament House dining rooms...

Album containing 97 menus, 20 seating plans and 47 photograp...

Betty Hall collection
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Albums
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1918
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Souvenir plate - for the cancelled royal visit, 1949

Souvenir plate - for the cancelled royal visit, 1949

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Australia
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King George VI
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1949
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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 plate - Victory in Europe, 1945

Souvenir plate - Victory in Europe, 1945

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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King George VI
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1945
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Plastic doll of the Queen Mother wearing silver crown, white fur stole and purple dress

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Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Dolls
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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Souvenir plate or dish - Royal Family

Souvenir plate or dish - Royal Family

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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Photograph of Harry Hawker and his Sopwith aircraft at Caulfield Racecourse 1914

Photograph of Harry Hawker and his Sopwith aircraft at Caulf...

Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Harry G. Hawker
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1914
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Invitation addressed to Mr and Mrs A.I.Maple-Brown to meet the Queen Mother at Government House

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Invitations
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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Letter from Rose Rasey to 'My Dear Family', 10 August 1937

Letter from Rose Rasey to 'My Dear Family', 10 August 1937

RG Bain collection
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Letters
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Hebei, China
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Ms Rose S. Rasey
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1937
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Souvenir plate - Queen Mother

Souvenir plate - Queen Mother

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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Souvenir plate - Queen Mother

Souvenir plate - Queen Mother

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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Sepia photograph the Coolgardie Farm and Dairy Produce Action Auction Mart

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Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Coolgardie, Western Australia, Australia
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The Coolgardie Farm & Dairy Produce Auction Mart
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1912
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Ticket to the Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth 1937

Ticket to the Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabe...

Amy Hudson collection
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Tickets
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London, England
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Ms Amy Hudson
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1937
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Dance card from the State Ball at Old Parliament House in 1934

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Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Cards
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1937
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Souvenir silver serviette ring decorated with an enamel badge of Old Parliament House

Souvenir silver serviette ring decorated with an enamel badg...

Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Serviette rings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Angus & Coote, Jewellers
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Souvenir plate - Queen Mother

Souvenir plate - Queen Mother

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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Souvenir teacup - for the cancelled royal visit, 1949

Souvenir teacup - for the cancelled royal visit, 1949

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative cups
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Australia
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King George VI
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1949
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Bevelled glass mirror

Bevelled glass mirror

Elizabeth Sanderson collection
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Mirrors
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London, England
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Elizabeth B. Digges
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1939
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Clutch purse with diamontes

Clutch purse with diamontes

Elizabeth Sanderson collection
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England
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Elizabeth B. Digges
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1939
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