Item 10: The 'Kookaburras' (No 14 Austr Gen Hosp Concert Party.) Grand concert

Unit No. 14 Australian General Hospital
Place Africa: Egypt, Suez Canal, Port Said
Accession Number PUBS002/004/001/026/010
Collection number Souvenirs 2 4/1/26/10
Collection type Published Collection
Measurement Overall: 21.9 x 15.6cm
Object type Souvenir
Maker Unknown
Place made Egypt: Suez Canal, Port Said
Date made 1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

Souvenir program for a concert held during the First World War. This program is for a concert by No 14 Australian General Hospital Concert Party at Eldorado Theatre, Port Said on 3 May 1918. The concert featured instrumentals, comedy acts and vocal performances. Proceeds raised from the concert were to be donated to the Australian branch of the British Red Cross Society. The program is illustrated with three kookaburras sitting on a tree.