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Ephemera collected during a voyage from Sydney to London

Date: 1931
Medium: Paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Dennis McLoughry
Classification:Ephemera
Object Name: Archive series
Object No: ANMS0483

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    Description
    This archive series consists of ephemera collected by Miss Elsie Jackson during her voyage from Sydney to London on board the Orient Liner ORONTES in 1931. It includes a promotional booklet, information and advertising cards, entertainment programs and correspondence with Miss Beaver.
    HistoryMrs Elsie Ashdown (nee Jackson) (1888-1975) undertook two cruises from Sydney to London over the course of 25 years.

    During her first voyage from Sydney to London in 1931, Elsie travelled third class on the Orient liner ORONTES via Cairo and the Suez Canal. After a week-long English tour, Elsie took an overland trip through Europe, followed by a second cruise on ORONTES to Norway and the northern capitals. Elsie returned to Sydney via Canada and the Americas.

    In 1956, travelling under her married name, Elsie undertook a second voyage on the Orient line to London, South Africa, South America and around the coast of Australia to Fremantle, Adelaide, Melbourne, Tasmania and back to Sydney.
    Additional Titles

    Assigned title: Orient line printed material collected by Elsie M Ashdown (nee Jackson) whilst travelling to London on the SS ORONTES

    Web title: Ephemera collected during a voyage from Sydney to London

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