Item 5: A Grand Singing Competition.

Accession Number PUBS002/004/001/033/005
Collection number Souvenirs 2 4/1/33/5
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 18.2 x 21.5cm
Object type Souvenir
Maker Unknown
Date made c.1914-1919
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

A poster advertising a singing competition during the First World War or during the period when troops were waiting to return to Australia. This singing competition offered prize money to the value of £2-2-0 with categories for the 'Best Sentimental Singer Abroad' and the 'Best Comedy or Ragtime Artist Abroad'. Information about the competition was to be obtained from company sports officers. Members of concert parties were excluded from the competition.

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