Photographic postcard sent from Malta by Daisy Poole in 1933. Daisy was travelling on the SS Jervis Bay on a voyage from Britain to Australia, after visiting relatives in England with her mother who had recently given birth to a son, Geoffrey. Daisy was seven years old at the time.

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Black & white photographic side view of the SS Jervis Bay with hand-writing and Maltese stamp on the reverse.


Daisy Poole's postcard has dual significance as a personal record of the migration experience of one family and as a rare surviving relic of the SS Jervis Bay, the most famous of the five 'Bay' ships built for the Commonwealth Shipping Line.

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