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Ephemera collected from tours in England, Scotland and Ireland

Date: 1931
Medium: Paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Dennis McLoughry
Classification:Ephemera
Object Name: Archive series
Object No: ANMS0487

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    Description
    This archive series consists of ephemera collected by Miss Elsie Jackson during her stay in England, Scotland and Ireland in 1931. It includes leaflets, two maps of London's underground and a map of Ireland's railway system, hotel and car hire receipts, a bus timetable, tour brochure, menu and advertisement.
    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

    Web title: Ephemera collected from tours in England, Scotland and Ireland

    Assigned title: Material collected by Elsie M Ashdown (nee Jackson) during her stay in Britain

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