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Life Ring

From the Collection of Victorian Maritime Centre 220 The Esplanade Crib Point Victoria

A hand-painted souvenir life ring from the S.S Himalaya. Coloured in red and white with a cord around it.
14cm Dia.
Object Registration
souvenir, cruise liners, s.s himalaya
Historical information
The souvenir life buoy was purchased sometime during a cruise by an unknown person. It is part of a cruise liner collection by D. Benson and Family over a period of years. D. Benson sold part of the collection to the V.M.C who purchased the remaining part. It is a great source of information to visitors to the V.M.C. At the time of ocean liner holiday cruising, many people purchased these souvenirs to keep or give away as gifts.
When Made
Inscriptions & Markings
S.S Himalaya
Last updated
24 Jul 2017 at 10:42AM