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Booklet - 'Aberdeen & Commonwealth Line', Aberdeen & Commonwealth Line, 1938 Reg. No: HT 28352
- Descriptive booklet issued by the Aberdeen & Commonwealth Line for passengers travelling on the SS Jervis Bay during a voyage from Australia to Britain in May-June 1938. It was kept as a souvenir by Daisy Poole who was 12 years old at the time of her voyage to the UK from Australia.
The booklet describes the services available on board as well as details of the ship's routine and information on points of interest enroute. The cover illustration is by the artist John Allcot (1888-1973), a noted maritime painter.
- Illustrated ten page limited colour booklet. Cover illustration shows one of the Bay ships with the Aberdeen & Commonwealth Line's green and white colours.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr Philip Maggs, 2010
|Dimensions:||225 mm (Height), 140 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||souvenirs, naval vessels, immigrant voyages, shipping lines, immigrant shipping, return migration, english immigration, passenger ships|
|Themes this item is part of:||Ship History - TSS Jervis Bay, 1922-1940, Childhood & Youth Collection, Migration Collection, Transport Collection, Daisy Poole, English Migrant, 1920s|
|Primary Classification:||WATER TRANSPORT|
|Secondary Classification:||Shipping Lines|
|Issued By:||Aberdeen & Commonwealth Line, 1938|
|User:||Daisy Poole, May 1938 - Jun 1938|
|Place & Date Issued:||May 1938 - Jun 1938|