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Photograph - Housewarming Party at the Toth House, Clayton, Victoria, 1 Jul 1969 Reg. No: MM 085027
- 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.
- Landscape format, black and white reproduction photograph with decorative white border.
- Description Of Content:
- Photograph of four individuals, one male and three females, standing at the end of a long table filled with food and drink. Of particular note is a bottle of "Abbotsford Invalid Stout" and a bottle of champagne. The people depicted in the photograph are Julia Toth and her daughter, and Mr and Mrs Lengyel. The Lengyel's were the Toth's neighbours and adopted grandparents.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr Julius Toth
|Dimensions:||12.6 cm (Width), 8.9 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||celebrations, housing, families, food technology, immigration, beverages, settlement, domestic life, photography, drinks, hungarian communities, hungarian immigration|
|Themes this item is part of:||Images & Image Making Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Settlement - Cultural & Social Life|
|Tertiary Classification:||social functions|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Clayton, Victoria, Australia, 1 Jul 1969|
|User:||Mr Julius Toth, Clayton, Victoria, Australia, 1969-2000|