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Book - 'Souvenir of the Panama Canal', 1914-1918 Document Reg. No: ST 039659

Summary:
Souvenir book of the Panama Canal from the First World War, published by I.L. Maduro's Souvenir Store.
Description:
Brown cover with coloured prints Souvenir of the Panama Canal. Published by I.L. Maduro's Souvenir Store p/o Box 281 34-46 Fifth Street and Cathedral Plaza Panama. Inside back cover a model of the Panama Canal. Inside Black and White photos of the construction of the Panama Canal.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Trevor Plumridge, 1986
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 25 mm (Height), 204 mm (Width), 258 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: military memorabilia, world war i 1914-1918, medalions
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Souvenirs & Mementoes
Tertiary Classification: publications
Inscriptions: Souvenir of the Panama Canal. Published by I.L. Maduro's Souvenir Store p/o Box 281 34-46 Fifth Street and Cathedral Plaza Panama. Inside back cover a model of the Panama Canal.
Inside Photos are as follows: View of Culebra Cut showing slide, Panama Canal, One of the completed Great Gates of the Panama Canal at Gatun, Spillway at Gatun, South approach wall and Gatun Lake, View of Gatun Locks looking into Lake, Miraflores Lock wall compared with height of man, Intake west wall upper locks, Rear view of emergency dam Gatun Locks, Ancon Hospital grounds Ancon Canal Zone, Ancon Hospital, Cathedral Plaza from City Hall Panama, Going to Market Chamé Panama, Native hut and family interior of Panama, His morning feed Chamé Panama, Native boy interior of Panama, Old Spanish Fort at Porto Bello Panama, Completed Gates Gatun Locks, View of Cut at Empire, La Pollera Native costume Rep of Panama, Well Drills Culebra Cut Panama Canal, Cathedral Plaza Panama, Cathedral Plaza and City Hall Panama City, Looking into Gatun Lake from Lock, Ledgerwood Dirt Unloader, Lighthouse for guiding ships Pacific entrance to Panama Canal, Cocoa-nut farm Colon, Nurses Quarters Ancon Hospital, Washing day Chamé Panama, Steam shovels removing the Cucaracha Slide in Culebra Cut, Street scene Panama, Street in Cristobal with Y.M.C.A. building Panama, Inclines on Lock Walls Gatun, Dungeon under old Forts at Porto Bello, Entrance to Fort Santiago de la Gloria(old Spanish Fort) Porto Bello, West chamber lower Lock Miraflores, Blowing up dyke at Miraflores with 19 tons of dynamite, Old Sea wall, General view of Gatun Locks taken from Lighthouse, Gatun Dam and Lake, North approach wall Pedro Miguel Locks, West wing wall showing electric mules Gatun Locks, Approach to upper lock Gatun.
Original Owner: Clifford Nowell - Royal Australian Navy (RAN), Australia, circa 1917
Place & Date Depicted: Panama, 1914-1918
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Arthur Winzenried, Green Grows Our Garden: a Centenary History of Horticultural Education at Burnley, South Yarra, 1991

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