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Photograph - Horse & Carriage, Las Palmas, Canary Islands, 1957 Image Reg. No: MM 085007

Summary:
Black and white photograph from an album containing a personal story of Julius Toth's immigration experience and a collection of 40 photo reproductions. Julius left Hungary late in 1956 following the unsuccessful Hungarian revolution and subsequent Soviet Occupation. He escaped to Austria where he spent three months in Displaced Persons Camps before migrating to Australia in March 1957. This image is one of three which record Julius' voyage from Amsterdam to Australia.
Description:
Landscape format, black and white reproduction photograph with a decorative, white border.
Description Of Content:
Courtyard containing numerous horse drawn carriages lined up in front of a building. There are several male figures in white coats and black hats milling around in the courtyard. There is a bicycle leaning against one wall.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Julius Toth
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 11.5 cm (Width), 7.7 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: families, immigration, uniforms, photography, horsedrawn vehicles, shipboard travel, brought goods, hungarian communities, hungarian immigration, ports of call, horses, tenerife, churches
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Travel - Shipboard Life
Tertiary Classification: albums
Inscriptions: Reverse, handwritten text, in an unknown language: "LAS-PALML-ITAXIALLOMAS/ AFRIKA Konori Seiget"
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Las Palmas, Canary Islands, 1957
User: Mr Julius Toth, Victoria, Australia, 1957-2000

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