Santa Claus climbing the grill in front of the forward funnel above the Bridge on 'Oriana' (1960).
|Description||Santa Claus climbing the grill in front of the forward funnel above the Bridge on 'Oriana' (1960), a P & O Passenger liner. A crew member dressed as ’Father Christmas’ comes down the grille in front of the forward funnel on Christmas Day. A passenger on board the 'Chusan' in 1955 recalled how, at Christmas, every passenger received a card with their breakfast menu. Typically, the Christmas spread might include a boar’s head, suckling pigs, a large ham, turkey and Christmas cake.|
|Date made||circa 1970s|
|Artist/Maker||Marine Photo Service
|Place made||Onboard 'Oriana' (1960)|
|Credit||National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London|
|Materials||Cellulose acetate negative|
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