Item 9: While the Billy Boils

Place Europe: United Kingdom, England, Greater London, London
Accession Number PUBS002/004/001/008/009
Collection number Souvenirs 2 4/1/8/9
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 32 x 20.7cm
Object type Souvenir
Maker Unknown
Place made United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London
Date made 1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

Souvenir program for a theatrical production held during the First World War. This program is for a repeat performance of 'While the billy boils' by the Australian Flying Corps Concert Party (Minchinhampton Aerodrome) at the AIF and War Chest Club in London. The concert was held at 7.40pm circa June 1918. The setting for the play is the Australian bush at Yarra Glen in Victoria and the program includes explanations of Australian terms and expressions.