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- A Place & Date Depicted Fremantle, Australia
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Photograph - Fremantle Wharves, Western Australia, 1957 Reg. No: MM 085045
- View of Fremantle wharves and buildings, taken from MV Fairsea, October 1957, by John Woods.
Barbara and John Woods migrated to Australia as assisted migrants from Buckinghamshire on the MV Fairsea in 1957. The Barbara and John Woods Collection comprises documents and photographs that provide a comprehensive insight into the Woods' immigration experience, from the issuing of their passage tickets, to their arrival in Melbourne.
- Landscape format, black and white photographic reproduction. View from the MV Fairsea whilst docked in Fremantle.
- Description Of Content:
- View from deck of MV Fairsea, 1957, whilst docked in Fremantle. Various commercial buildings can be identified and a number of people are milling about dockside. Two buildings have signage that read "WELCOME TO AUSTRALIA from fortuna fabrics" and "WHEN IN PERTH Shop at BORNS", respectively.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation, 2002
|Dimensions:||25.3 cm (Width), 20.4 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||buildings, signage|
|Themes this item is part of:||Barbara & John Woods, British Migrants, 1957, Cultural Diversity Collection, Migration Collection|
|Primary Classification:||WATER TRANSPORT|
|Secondary Classification:||Ports & Harbours|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White; See Dimensions|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia, Dec 1957|
|Photographer:||Mr. John Woods, Australia, Dec 1957|