Item 7: Children's fete day - Anthee

Accession Number PUBS002/005/003/001/007
Collection number Souvenirs 2 5/3/1/7
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 19.1 x 24.1cm
Object type Souvenir
Maker Unknown
Place made Belgium: Anthee
Date made 1919
Conflict Period 1910-1919
First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

Souvenir program for a fete held after the First World War. This program is for a children's fete in the village of Anthee, Belgium on 1 January 1919. The fete was organised by Australian soldiers who attended to cooking, waiting, establishing a Christmas tree and tending to the provision of tea and coffee. The 50th Battalion Band played musical selections with entertainment also provided by the Wombats Concert Party of the 10th Infantry Brigade and a gramophone operated by Corporal Clive.