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Photograph - Group Aboard Ship, Chinese, circa 1930s-1940s Image Reg. No: MM 92058

Summary:
Photograph of a group of adults and children taken on a ship. The people in the photograph are mainly Chinese, and it is likely some members of the Gung family are depicted in the photograph. The Gung family travelled frequently between Australia and China from the 1920s to the 1950s. The Gung family collection documents their experiences of immigrating and living in Australia from the 1920s to the 1960s and the gradual easing of the White Australia policy.
Description:
Black and White image. Landscape format.
Description Of Content:
Photograph of a group of passengers taken on a ship. There are both adults and children, largely of Chinese descent. It is likely that some of the people depicted are members of the Gung family.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Jeff Gung, 2006
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 11.00 cm (Width), 8.90 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: immigration, ships, portraits, chinese immigration, immigrant voyages
Themes this item is part of: Gung Family Collection, Migration Collection, Sydney Louey Gung, Chinese Migrant, circa 1900
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Travel - Shipboard Life
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Date Depicted: 1930s-1940s
Past Owner (Probable): Mr Sydney Gung, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1930s-1940s

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