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Programme - 'The Ormonde Racing Club Red Sea Meeting', Orient Line, 1948 Document Reg. No: SH 990448

Summary:
Programme published by the Orient Line, 1948. It is for the Ormonde Racing Club Red Sea Meeting, which was held on the Orient Line ship RMS Ormonde on Wednesday 2 June 1948. There are six races listed in the programme with the first commencing at 8:45pm and the last at 10pm. It was used by Mr and Mrs W. E. Allan and their son David, who was aged six, when immigrated to Australia from England on the Orient Line ship RMS Ormonde, departing London on 21 May 1948. They were sponsored by an 'Uncle Fred' and first settled in Tasmania before moving to Melbourne.
Description:
Program for the Ormonde Racing Club. The front cover pictures a stylised image of someone ridding a horse which is on wheels. There is also some black text around this image. The back cover and inside consists of black printed text.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr David Allan, 1999
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 19.00 cm (Height), 12.80 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, immigrant voyages, immigrant shipping, migration settlement, english immigration
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Transport Collection, Orient Steam Navigation Company Limited (Orient Line), 1879-1909
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Travel - Shipboard Life
Tertiary Classification: programs
Inscriptions: On the front cover - THE ORMONDE RACING CLUB/ Red Sea Meeting/ Run on the ORMONDE Racecorse [Extensive inscriptions follow] On the back cover - 5TH RACE 9.45p.m./ Winning Owners' Race [Further inscriptions follow] Inside - [Extensive text]
Publisher: Orient Line, England, Great Britain, 1948
User: Mr David Allan, 1948

Used by David Allan and his family when they immigrated to Australia from England in 1948.
Place & Date Used: Orient Steam Navigation Company Limited (Orient Line)

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