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Small wall calendar, 1957, Waterfront Industry Commission New Zealand, double sided

Date: 1957
Dimensions:
Overall: 224 x 188 x 3 mm
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Jeff Allan
Classification:Ephemera
Object Name: Calendar
Object No: ANMS1448[039]
Place Manufactured:New Zealand
Related Place:United States, Australia,

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    Description
    Vanessa (Zena) Roberson was a keen collector of maritime ephemera, this calendar from 1957 reflects the importance of ships to the economy and way of life of Kings Cross, Sydney where she lived. Just a short walk from Garden Island and Woolloomooloo wharfage, Kings Cross provided accommodation and entertainment to merchant and navy seamen from around the world.
    SignificanceAn example of international maritime ephemera collected when Sydney was a working port.

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