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Photograph - Fremantle Wharves, Western Australia, 1957 Image Reg. No: MM 085048

Summary:
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.
Description:
Landscape format, black and white photographic reproduction. View from Fairsea docked in Fremantle, 1957
Description Of Content:
View from the MV Fairsea, 1957."AUSTRALIA AIRLINES" and "WELCOME TO AUSTRALIA from fortuna fabrics" signs can be identified on the buildings situated dockside. There are various people and containers also milling on the dock.
Acquisition Information:
Donation, 2002
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 25.3 cm (Width), 20.4 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: shipping docks, ships, signage
Themes this item is part of: Barbara & John Woods, British Migrants, 1957, Transport Collection, Post World War II British Migration to Australia
Primary Classification: WATER TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Ports & Harbours
Tertiary Classification: wharves
Inscriptions: Front, in blue ink;

"FREEMANTLE 1957" (sic.)
Format: Photograph: Black & White; See Dimensions
Place & Date Depicted: Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia, 1957
Photographer: Mr. John Woods, Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia, 1957

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