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Leaflet Insert - Passenger Sailings Amendments, Galileo & Marconi, Lloyd Triestino Lines, 1969 Document Reg. No: HT 2634 2

Leaflet showing amendments to the September 1969 sailing schedules for Lloyd Triestino Liners Galileo Galilei and Gugliemo Marconi. 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 Galileo and Marconi voyaged from Genoa, Italy to Melbourne, stopping at Naples, Messina, Piraeus, Malaga, Las Palmas, Durban, Fremantle and Adelaide, and could carry up to 289 first class passengers and 1594 tourist class passengers.
Flat single-sided leaflet on gloss paper. Red text on white background. Text in English.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr John McKay, 2003
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 22.8 cm (Height), 8.9 cm (Width)
Dimension Comment: Folded once.

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Tagged with: advertising, 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
Author: Lloyd Triestino Lines, Italy, circa 1969
Place & Date Published: Italy, circa 1969
User: Mr John McKay, Australia, circa 1969

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