Item 5: The Kookaburras

Unit Australian Flying Corps
Accession Number PUBS002/004/001/008/005
Collection number Souvenirs 2 4/1/8/5
Collection type Published Collection
Measurement Overall: 37.8 x 20.5cm
Object type Souvenir
Maker Unknown
Place made France
Date made 1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

Souvenir program of a concert held during the First World War. This program is for a concert held by No 2 Squadron Australian Flying Corps Concert Party, The Kookaburras, to celebrate the opening of the Mechanics' recreation room during March 1918. The concert was composed of two parts and featured instrumentals, vocal performances, comedy and a short play titled 'In the Eighties'. The cover of this program is illustrated with two kookaburras sitting upon a branch of a gum tree.