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Photograph - Lunch Stop on Desert Road Trip, Victoria, 1959 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
|Dimensions:||11.5 cm (Width), 7.6 cm (Length)|
|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|
|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|