Menu for Dinner on 29 October 1959 on the RMS Queen Mary. It was issued by the Cunard Line, and 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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Single piece of reinforced paper, printed, in colour, on both sides. The front cover comprises an artistic impression of 'Harvard House', Stratford-On-Avon, England. The scene depicted is that of a man, woman and child walking along a street, flanked with tudor buildings/architecture. Inside, the menu is listed on both faces of the document and a suggested menu is also listed. The rear cover is blank apart from a description of the picture adorning the front cover.

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