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Photograph - Watertower in the Desert, Victoria, 1959 Image Reg. No: MM 085000

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.
Portrait format, black and white reproduction photograph with decorative border.
Description Of Content:
Barren landscape with a windmill and wrought iron water tower situated in the distance. There is a light coloured car parked next to the water tower and a man is approximately 3/4 way up the side of the water tower.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Julius Toth
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 7.7 cm (Width), 11.5 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: immigration, settlement, recreation activities, photography, water tanks, cars, windmills, travel tourism, holidays, hungarian communities, hungarian immigration
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Migration Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Settlement - Cultural & Social Life
Tertiary Classification: excursions & outings
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Victoria, Australia, 1959
User: Mr Julius Toth, Victoria, Australia, 1959-2000

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