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Paper Bag - 'Australia Welcomes the Queen', 1954 Reg. No: HT 23603
- Brown paper bag with stylized Australian coat of arms, inscribed 'Australia Welcomes the Queen'. The bag was probably made as a souvenir to celebrate the visit of Queen Elizabeth to Australia in 1954.
- Brown paper bag, rectangular, printed on one side in red and blue. Features image of kangaroo on left, emu on right and crown at top, ringed by leaves that vaguely resemble wattle (suggesting Australian coat of arms). Opening of bag is pinked. Bag is glued at seams.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Rosalind Wallis, 2009
|Dimensions:||310 mm (Height), 205 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||royal visit to australia 1954|
|Themes this item is part of:||HM Queen Elizabeth II (1926- ), Domestic & Community Life Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Primary Classification:||PUBLIC EVENTS|
|Secondary Classification:||Royal Visits|
|Inscriptions:||Inscriptions: 'Australia / Welcomes / Queen / Elizabeth ' EIIR'. At bottom in small font: 'Andrew Jest, Dyson & Co. Pty. Ltd., Melb.'|
|Manufacturer (Probable):||Andrew Jest, Dyson & Co. Pty Ltd, Australia, 1954|
|Person Commemorated:||HM Queen Elizabeth II|