Descriptive pamphlet with map of the Egyptian town Port Said, it was collected by Daisy Poole during a voyage from Australia to Britain from May-June 1938. This pamphlet was kept as a souvenir by Daisy who was 12 years old at the time of her voyage to the UK from Australia.

It contains tourist information for ship's passengers making a short stop at Port Said during their transit of the Suez Canal. It includes information on sights and services with a street map on the back page.

Physical Description

Single sheet folded into a four page descriptive tourist pamphlet with the P&O crest and Port Said in red and blue on the front cover. Two printed inner pages and a street map of Port Said on the reverse.


Daisy Poole's souvenir pamphlet 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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