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Photograph - Julius Toth & Friend Fishing, Phillip Island, Victoria, 1959 Image Reg. No: MM 085009

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 eight which record various trips made by Julius and his friends around Victoria in 1959. The friends drove across Victoria's deserts, went fishing at Philip Island and often went on hunting trips.
Description:
Landscape format, black and white reproduction photograph with a decorative, white border.
Description Of Content:
Two men, standing face to face but looking at the implements in their hands. One is holding a fishing rod and a piece of material whilst the other appears to be baiting the line. They are standing on a small section of sand surrounded by a rocky shoreline. The ocean is close to the figures and there is a significant land mass in the distance.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Julius Toth
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 11.5 cm (Width), 7.6 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: immigration, settlement, recreation activities, fishing, photography, migration settlement, travel tourism, holidays, oceans, hungarian communities, hungarian immigration
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Settlement - Cultural & Social Life
Tertiary Classification: beach activities
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia, 1959
User: Mr Julius Toth, Victoria, Australia, 1959-2000

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