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Menu - SS Jervis Bay, Aberdeen & Commonwealth Line, Dinner d'Adieu, 13 Jun 1938 Document Reg. No: HT 28357

Illustrated ship's menu from the SS Jervis Bay during a voyage from Australia to Britain in May-June 1938. It is the 'Dinner d'Adieu' menu for Monday 13 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 on the SS Jervis Bay.

The cover artwork for the menu is by Ernest Longmate, a leading commercial artist of the period who illustrated other Aberdeen & Commonwealth Line publications.
Illustrated four page menu card with colour illustration of a woman in a red fancy-dress devil costume behind a blue feather fan.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Philip Maggs, 2010
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 210 mm (Height), 130 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: souvenirs, naval vessels, food, immigrant voyages, shipping lines, immigrant shipping, return migration, english immigration, menus, 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
Tertiary Classification: souvenirs
Inscriptions: 'Aberdeen & Commonwealth Line' on front cover. Pencil and pen autographs on back page.
Issued By: Aberdeen & Commonwealth Line, 1938
User: Daisy Poole, 13 Jun 1938
Place & Date Issued: 13 Jun 1938

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