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Album - P&O Orient Lines, circa 1956 Document Reg. No: SH 980552

Album made by P&O Orient Lines and given to passangers. It was used by the Booth family who migrated from England to Melbourne in 1956. The album contains black and white images of the SS Strathaird, menus collected from the ship during the Booth's voyage and photographs and newspaper clippings from their life in Australia.
Red photo album with cardboard cover and black paper pages inside. Bound with red string through metal eyelets. Contains photos, menus and programmes relating to shipboard life and some photos taken afterwards.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Ron Booth, 1998
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 26.10 cm (Height), 31.10 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, migration settlement, shipping lines, travel, immigrant shipping, immigrant voyages, ship memorabilia, british immigration, ten pound tourists, ssorionsydneylondon
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Travel - Shipboard Life
Tertiary Classification: albums
Inscriptions: Printed text: With the compliments of/P&O - ORIENT LINES
Manufactured For: P & O Line, London, England, Great Britain, circa 1955
User: Mr Ron Booth, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1956
Ship Depicted: 1956

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