Item 14: The Boomerangs

Accession Number PUBS002/001/001/002/014
Collection number Souvenirs 2 1/1/2/14
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement 14.7 x 19.9cm
Object type Souvenir
Maker Unknown
Place made At sea
Date made c.1914-1920
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

Souvenir program related to concerts held aboard troopships during the First World War and afterwards when troops were returning to Australia. This program is for a performance of the play 'The Magistrate', given aboard HMAT (SS) Kaiser-i-Hind in June, year unknown. The play featured three acts and this production was directed by Lieutenant J. A. Larwill and produced by C. Richardson-Clark. The program features a list of the actors with a synopsis of the individual acts. The front cover of the program features a printed boomerang.