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Brochure - 'Passenger Fares, World-wide Services', P&O Line, 1968 Reg. No: HT 2672
- Brochure issued by P&O Line, in 1968. It contains information for fares, ports and routes, for various Orient Line ships. 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 double-sided brochure on matt paper. It contains information for the ships Arcadia, Canberra, Cathay, Chitral, Chusan, Himalaya, Iberia, Orcades, Oriana, Oronsay and Orsova. The brochure gives details of cabins and gradings, fares, port passenger agents and addresses, port tax and a route map. The front and back covers have black and white illustrations of the 'Oriana' with a red background. All brochure text and illustrations in red, white and black.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr John McKay, 2003
|Dimensions:||23.3 cm (Height), 11.8 cm (Width)|
|Dimension Comment:||folded twice|
|Tagged with:||immigration, advertising, shipping lines, shipping, shipping industry, ship memorabilia, pamphlets|
|Themes this item is part of:||Migration Collection, Transport Collection|
|Primary Classification:||WATER TRANSPORT|
|Secondary Classification:||Shipping Lines|
|Tertiary Classification:||(to be classified)|
|Inscriptions:||Front cover: "P & O" "PASSENGER FARES" "WORLD - WIDE SERVICES" "AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND EDITION"
Stamped on back cover: "ARCHER EDNEY TRAVEL PTY. LTD. 100 QUEEN STREET MELBOURNE TEL. 67 7061"
Printer: "SHEPHERD & NEWMAN PTY. LTD."
|Manufactured For:||P & O Line, London, England, Great Britain, 1968|
|User:||Mr John McKay, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1968
Collected by John McKay