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Pamphlet - 'Sitmar the Fun Way to Europe & UK', Sitmar Lines, circa 1969 Reg. No: HT 2607
- Folded pamphlet titled 'Sitmar the Fun Way to Europe & UK' issued by Sitmar Lines, circa 1969. It advertises pleasure cruises via Suez or Panama on the ships Fairsea, Fairsky, Castel Felice and Fairstar. 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'.
- Folded, single sheet, double-sided pamphlet on gloss paper. Colour illustrations and photographs. Text in English.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr John McKay, 2003
|Dimensions:||23.4 cm (Height), 9.6 cm (Width)|
|Dimension Comment:||Folded two times.|
|Tagged with:||shipping lines, shipping, travel, shipping industry, pamphlets, 1959, 1958|
|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: "SITMAR THE FUN WAY TO EUROPE AND THE UK"|
|Manufactured For:||Sitmar Line (Societa Italiana Transporti Marittimi S.p.A.), Genova, Italy, circa 1969|
|User:||Mr John McKay, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1969|