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Greeting Card - SS Stratheden, P&O Line, Australian Native Flora, Aug 1963 Document Reg. No: HT 1376

Greeting Card from the P&O Line Ship SS Stratheden, circa August 1963. It was collected by James Mason when he migrated to Australia with his wife and two children as 'ten pound tourists' in 1963. They recall the trip as enjoyable, the food good but the Red Sea rough and the portholes had to be closed. On arrival in Australia they stayed with James' brother-in-law and then purchased land in Altona almost immediately, where they have lived ever since.
A5 size cardboard. Front cover of card has a coloured image of Australian native flora which includes christmas bush, mistletoe and a christmas beetle.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr James Mason, 2003
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 16.70 cm (Width), 24.20 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, assisted immigration, immigrant voyages, ten pound tourists, immigrant shipping, shipping, immigration policies, british immigration
Themes this item is part of: Transport Collection, James Mason, British Migrant, 1963
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Travel - Shipboard Life
Tertiary Classification: souvenirs
Inscriptions: Text, inside: Penisular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company.
Manufactured For: P & O Line, London, England, Great Britain, 1963
Place & Date Used: ., Aug 1963
User: Mr James Mason, Aug 1963

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