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Booklet - 'Ceylon The Pearl of the Orient', Aberdeen & Commonwealth Line, 1948 Document Reg. No: SH 001066

Booklet titled 'Ceylon The Pearl of the Orient' issued by the Aberdeen & Commonwealth Line to passengers travelling on the ship TSS Moreton Bay in 1948. It was collected by Brian Bentley when he immigrated to Australia from England with his family, aged 20.
Soft cover grey booklet with dark blue printed text. It includes a map of Ceylon (Sri Lanka)
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Brian Bentley, 2000
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: food drink consumption, immigration, immigrant voyages, shipping lines, immigrant shipping, migration settlement, english immigration, ship memorabilia
Themes this item is part of: Brian Bentley, English Migrant, 1948, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Travel - Shipboard Life
Tertiary Classification: reference materials
Inscriptions: Printed on cover: CEYLON / THE PEARL OF THE ORIENT
Manufactured For: Aberdeen & Commonwealth Line, England, Great Britain, 1948
Place & Date Used: Ceylon (Sri Lanka), 1948
User: Mr Brian Bentley, 1948

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