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SS ORCADES souvenir powder compact

Date: 1948 - 1962
Dimensions:
Overall: 75 mm, 0.1 kg
Medium: Metal, plastic, glass
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Patrick Moss
Object Name: Compact
Object No: 00014560
Place Manufactured:England

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    Description
    The coast has always enticed Australians, but in the 1950s high employment and an increase in car ownership saw people taking to the road for beach holidays in larger numbers. Souvenirs from holiday towns around the country were in high demand.

    HistoryMost likely from the third Orient Line ORCADES, built 1948 transferred to P&O in 1962.
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