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Midland Railway Company of WA road service souvenir travel bag

c. 1960

Shoulder bag, cream-coloured with red piping.

Historical information

Souvenir bags were commonly a gift from travel companies to customers. Bags such as this would have been given to passengers taking the Midland Railway wildflower tours.



Registration number
Item type
350 mm
Height or length
240 mm
150 mm
Inscriptions and markings

Printed with an image of a road bus, wildflowers and the wording 'Midland Railway Road Service W.A.'

Contextual Information

The bag is important in the cultural history of Midland's private railway company, a company of significance to the growth of Midland and surrounds during the late 19th century and for much of the 20th century. Bag came from the collection of the last chairman of the Midland Railway Company of WA.

Place made
Western Australia
c. 1960
Primary significance criteria
Historic significance
Social or spiritual significance

Image may be used under the Creative Commons License.

Attribution requirements

Image is to be attributed 'Courtesy of Midland and Districts Historical Society Inc.'.

Midland and Districts Historical Society

Midland and Districts Historical Society

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Souvenir luggage bag for the Midland Railway Road Service WA.
Souvenir luggage bag for the Midland Railway Road Service WA.

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