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Menu - SS Stratheden, P&O Line, Dinner, 20 Aug 1963 Reg. No: HT 1362
- Dinner Menu from the P&O Line Ship SS Stratheden for the 20 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 Australian flora which includes a variety of native orchids.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr James Mason, 2003
|Dimensions:||16.70 cm (Width), 24.20 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||immigration, assisted immigration, immigrant voyages, ten pound tourists, immigrant shipping, shipping, immigration policies, british immigration|
|Themes this item is part of:||Cultural Diversity Collection, Migration Collection, Transport Collection, James Mason, British Migrant, 1963|
|Secondary Classification:||Travel - Shipboard Life|
|Inscriptions:||Text: GOULD/P & O MENU.|
|Manufactured For:||P & O Line, London, England, Great Britain, 1963|
|Place & Date Used:||., 20 Aug 1963|
|User:||Mr James Mason, 20 Aug 1963|