All Printed Ephemera

Printed Ephemera is the story of our every day - the brochures, leaflets, menus and tickets meant for a moment but often treasured for a lifetime. Today our collections which date back to the 1850s give us a colourful glimpse of our past.

  • "Important Notice" for P&O Passengers

  • A Cruise in May by P&O's MANTUA , 1914

  • A Cruise in September by P&O, 1914

  • A Pleasure Cruise by VECTIS

  • A taste of Australian Scenery

  • Appointed agent's window sticker

  • Australia and New Zealand by P&O

  • 'Australia by P&O' brochure

  • B.I. Baggage Label - Singapore to Bangkok

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Workmen putting up P&O's new neon sign in the 1950s

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