Item 7: Charity entertainment

Accession Number PUBS002/001/001/001/007
Collection number Souvenirs 2 1/1/1/7
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 13.4 x 11.1cm
Object type Souvenir
Maker Unknown
Place made At sea
Date made 1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copyright expired. Copying permitted subject to physical condition. Permission for reproduction not required.

Souvenir program for a concert held to entertain troops during the First World War. This program is for a charity concert held aboard TSS Ascanius on Saturday 9 December 1916. The concert was under the direction of the 55th Battalion and proceeds were to be donated to Pearson's Fresh Air Fund and the Seamen's Orphanage. The program features several autographs including signatures of the patrons Commander Chrimes RNT and Lieutenant-Colonel Markwell.