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Menu - SS Stratheden, P&O Line, Dinner, 10 Aug 1963 Document Reg. No: HT 1357

Dinner Menu from the P&O Line Ship SS Stratheden for the 10 August 1963. It was collected by James Mason when he migrated to Australia with his wife and two children as 'ten pound tourists' in 1963. During the voyage James avidly collected the menus and approached the steward to obtain extras but he was unable to collect a full set. On arrival in Australia they stayed with James' brother-in-law and then purchased land in Altona almost immediately, where they have lived ever since.
Shipboard menu approx. A5 size cardboard. Front cover of menu has a coloured image of a Mauritian cowry shell, a Little Calf cowry shell, a Weaver's Shuttle and a red-legged crab.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr James Mason, 2003
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 16.70 cm (Width), 24.20 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, assisted immigration, immigrant voyages, ten pound tourists, immigrant shipping, shipping, immigration policies, british immigration
Themes this item is part of: Transport Collection, James Mason, British Migrant, 1963
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Travel - Shipboard Life
Tertiary Classification: menus
Manufactured For: P & O Line, London, England, Great Britain, 1963
Place & Date Used: ., 10 Aug 1963
User: Mr James Mason, 10 Aug 1963

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