Item 6: Charity entertainment

Accession Number PUBS002/001/001/001/006
Collection number Souvenirs 2 1/1/1/6
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 13.4 x 11.1cm
Object type Souvenir
Maker Unknown
Place made At sea
Date made 1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copyright expired. Copying permitted subject to physical condition. Permission for reproduction not required.

Souvenir program for a concert held to entertain troops during the First World War. This program is for a charity concert held aboard TSS Ascanius on Saturday 9 December 1916. The concert was under the direction of the 55th Battalion with proceeds to be donated to Pearson's Fresh Air Fund and the Seamen's Orphanage. A signature is featured on the back cover of the program.