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Photograph - Guests at the Toth's Housewarming Party, Clayton, Victoria, 1 Jul 1969 Image Reg. No: MM 085026

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 is one of two images which show a housewarming party held by Julius and Julia Toth after they had moved into their new home in Clayton in 1968.
Description:
Landscape format, black and white reproduction photograph with decorative white border.
Description Of Content:
Large group of men and women, some with musical instruments. Seven women and seven men are shown, one man holds a violin and another is holding an accordion.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Julius Toth
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 12.7 cm (Width), 9.0 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: celebrations, housing, families, immigration, music, settlement, domestic life, musical instruments, photography, hungarian communities, hungarian immigration
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Settlement - Cultural & Social Life
Tertiary Classification: social functions
Inscriptions: Reverse, handwritten in Hungarian: Har avoto
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Clayton, Victoria, Australia, 1 Jul 1969
User: Mr Julius Toth, Clayton, Victoria, Australia, 1969-2000

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