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Pamphlet - 'Express Service Fares to Italy', Australia, Oceania & Neptunia, Lloyd Triestino Line, Jun 1955 Reg. No: HT 2610
- Folded pamphlet showing fares for Lloyd Triestino Liners Australia, Oceania and Neptunia effective from June 1955. It is part of a collection of 175 items of post-war ship memorabilia collected by John McKay. John began collecting shipping brochures as a boy through an interest in travel and later used some of the material in his professional capacity as a Geography and Social Studies teacher. He finally made a voyage himself in 1957-1958, to England to attend a scouting jamboree, although he ended up staying for 18 months. He remembers lots of Australians going over at that time, and references to Earls Court as 'Kangaroo Alley'.
The three sister ships were pleasure cruisers that sailed from Trieste in Italy to Melbourne, Australia. Each had accommodation for 280 first class passengers, 120 second class and 392 third class with a crew of 236.
- Folded pamphlet double sided on gloss paper. Black and white photographs, and blue, black and white artwork. Text in English.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr John McKay, 2003
|Dimensions:||22.8 cm (Height), 10.1 cm (Width)|
|Dimension Comment:||Folded three times.|
|Tagged with:||immigration, advertising, shipping lines, shipping, ship memorabilia, pamphlets|
|Themes this item is part of:||Migration Collection, Transport Collection|
|Primary Classification:||WATER TRANSPORT|
|Secondary Classification:||Shipping Lines|
|Tertiary Classification:||promotional materials|
|Inscriptions:||Cover title: "EXPRESS SERVICE FARES TO ITALY" "LLOYD TRIESTINO"
Printer: "MARCHANT & CO. PTY. LTD., SYDNEY "
|Issued By:||Lloyd Triestino Lines, Italy, Jun 1955|
|Place & Date Published:||Italy, Jun 1955|
|User:||Mr John McKay, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950s-1960s
Collected by John McKay