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Linen dress with Australian wildflower embroidery

Linen dress with Australian wildflower embroidery

Jan Taylor collection
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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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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 - 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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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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One-piece cream muslin dress with embroidered leaf pattern

One-piece cream muslin dress with embroidered leaf pattern

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1810
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Child's dress made with a floral, broderie anglaise fabric by Cheryle Sawtell as a gift for Kahlia Chamberlain

Child's dress made with a floral, broderie anglaise fabric b...

Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mrs Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
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1984
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Two-piece full-length dress consisting of a bodice and a skirt in burgundy duchess satin with inserts of cut velvet in a geometric and floral pattern

Two-piece full-length dress consisting of a bodice and a ski...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1875
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One-piece black satin and chiffon dress with beaded applique

One-piece black satin and chiffon dress with beaded applique

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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Printed advertising leaflet with photograph of Shetland pony Topsy and trainer Tom Dennis, post 1958

Printed advertising leaflet with photograph of Shetland pony...

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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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 plate - Queen Mother

Souvenir plate - Queen Mother

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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Two-piece [skirt and bodice] black and pink striped dress

Two-piece [skirt and bodice] black and pink striped dress

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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 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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White dress worn by Lindy Chamberlain at the first inquest into the death of Azaria Chamberlain, 1980

White dress worn by Lindy Chamberlain at the first inquest i...

Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton collection no. 1
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Mrs Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
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1980
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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 tankard - George VI Coronation 1937

Souvenir tankard - George VI Coronation 1937

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Tankards
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England
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King George VI
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1937
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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 printed handkerchief for the visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to Australia in 1949

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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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1949
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Two piece pink full length wool dress (bodice and skirt) with cream lace trimming

Two piece pink full length wool dress (bodice and skirt) wit...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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David Jones Ltd
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1883
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Ticket to the Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth 1937

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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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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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Black dress worn by Lindy Chamberlain at the second inquest into the death of Azaria Chamberlain

Black dress worn by Lindy Chamberlain at the second inquest ...

Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton collection no. 1
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Mrs Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
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Black georgette chemise-style dress worn at the opening of Parliament House in Canberra on 9 May 1927

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Reverend and Mrs WH Robinson collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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1927
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Green and floral brocade open-front robe with

Green and floral brocade open-front robe with "en fourreau" ...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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England
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Clarice V. Anderson
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1730
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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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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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1985
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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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Dress worn by Lindy Chamberlain at Federal Court, 1983

Dress worn by Lindy Chamberlain at Federal Court, 1983

Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton collection no. 1
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Dresses
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Mrs Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
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1983
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Souvenir beaker - Queen Mother

Souvenir beaker - Queen Mother

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative mugs
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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George VI Coronation Medallion 1937

George VI Coronation Medallion 1937

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative medallions
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Victoria, Australia
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King George VI
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1937
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Plastic doll of the Queen Mother, who is wearing a silver crown and metallic gold dress

Plastic doll of the Queen Mother, who is wearing a silver cr...

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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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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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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Handwritten note that was pinned inside a pocket of a fur coat

Handwritten note that was pinned inside a pocket of a fur co...

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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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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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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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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Brown, grey and black patterned sleeveless dress with black belt, worn by Lindy Chamberlain

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Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton collection no. 2
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Dresses
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Australia
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Mrs Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
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1980
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Souvenir beaker - Queen Mother

Souvenir beaker - Queen Mother

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative mugs
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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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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Souvenir printed china bowl of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth's Royal Tour 1949

Souvenir printed china bowl of King George VI and Queen Eliz...

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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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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Souvenir coffee cup - for the cancelled royal visit to Australia, 1949

Souvenir coffee cup - for the cancelled royal visit to Austr...

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative mugs
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King George VI
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1949
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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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Commemorative plates
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Australia
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King George VI
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1949
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Blue silk dress

Blue silk dress

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1810
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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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Commemorative plates
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Australia
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King George VI
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1949
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White china mug to commemorate the (cancelled) 1949 Royal Visit to Australia

White china mug to commemorate the (cancelled) 1949 Royal Vi...

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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England
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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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Toy packaging
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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Two-piece [skirt and bodice] full-length dress in sheer black fabric with white spot print

Two-piece [skirt and bodice] full-length dress in sheer blac...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1900
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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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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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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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Dark cream silk damask dress

Dark cream silk damask dress

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Mary Faithfull
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1840
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Purple grey woollen shift dress

Purple grey woollen shift dress

Hanna Lemberg collection
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Blue grey zip front shift dress

Blue grey zip front shift dress

Hanna Lemberg collection
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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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