Brochure issued by P&O Line, in 1971. It contains information about the ships available for voyages of cruises, suggested clothes to take, and details of the services available on-board the ships. It is part of a collection of 175 items of post-war ship memorabilia collected by John McKay. John began collecting shipping brochures as a boy through an interest in travel and later used some of the material in his professional capacity as a Geography and Social Studies teacher. He finally made a voyage himself in 1957-1958, to England to attend a scouting jamboree, although he ended up staying for 18 months. He remembers lots of Australians going over at that time, and references to Earls Court as 'Kangaroo Alley'.

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Folded double-sided brochure on matt paper. The front cover has colour photograph of the deck of a boat with passengers. Inside the brochure are colour photographs of the ships, crew and passengers. There is also a colour illustrated 'typical' deck plan of a ship.

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