[Concert program] Item 20: Programme Royal Alfred Aged Merchant Seamen's Institution

Accession Number PUBS002/001/001/004/020
Collection number Souvenirs 2 Collection (Concert and Theatre Programs, First World War, 1914-1919) 1/1/4/20
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 12.6 x 18.9cm
Object type Souvenir
Maker Unknown
Place made United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London
Date made c.1914-1920
Conflict Period 1920-1929
First World War, 1914-1918
Description

Souvenir program related to concerts held aboard troopships during the First World War and the period afterwards when troops were returning to Australia. This program is for a performance by the Themistocles Concert Party aboard SS Themistocles. The concert was held in aid of the Royal Alfred Aged Merchant Seamen's Institution. The program features a porthole on the front cover framing a photograph of a group of aged men. The back cover features information about the Royal Alfred Institution and is illustrated with a photograph of an old man holding a model ship.