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.

  • P&O Ports of Call - Fremantle and Perth

  • P&O Ports of Call - Melbourne

  • P&O Print Advert in German

  • 'P&O Pups' children's menu

  • P&O Sports and Entertainments card

  • P&O Summer Cruises Brochure for 1913

  • P&O Tourist Class Cruises Advert, 1933

  • P&O Tourist Class Lunch menu, 1936

  • P&O Winter Cruises Brochure

Documents from the P&O Archive

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

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