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Photograph - Lunch Stop on Desert Road Trip, Victoria, 1959 Image Reg. No: MM 085033

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.
Landscape format, black and white coloured reproduction photograph with decorative white border.
Description Of Content:
Two young men, one crouched and one half-standing, situated in close proximity to a car parked on the side of a road. There are remnants of a picnic and the crouched man is still drinking from a glass bottle. Trees can be seen in the background.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Julius Toth
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 11.5 cm (Width), 7.6 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, settlement, recreation activities, photography, roads, bushes, camping, cars, travel tourism, holidays, hungarian communities, hungarian immigration
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Transport Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Settlement - Cultural & Social Life
Tertiary Classification: excursions & outings
Inscriptions: Reverse handwritten text in Hungarian: T. Joy Mejojeliztinl
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Victoria, Australia, 1959
User: Mr Julius Toth, Victoria, Australia, 1959-2000

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