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Prayer Book - Lutheran, Germany, circa 1914 Reg. No: HT 16977
- Prayer book, which belonged to Georgina Wieser (nee Flugel). Georgina was born to a staunch Lutheran family, who were described as being Franconians first, Bavarians second and Germans last. She married Heinrich Wieser in 1923 in Bozen (Bolzano), South Tyrol. She migrated to Australia in February 1951 with her husband and two children. Just five months after their arrival in Australia she passed away from illness, devastating her family. The Wieser family's migration experience, is one of statelessness and displacement, both during World War II and afterwards, and of continual movement and fracturing of the family upon their arrival in Australia.
- Small brown leather covered Lutheran prayer book with metal embossed decorative clasp, cross and other decoration. Date inscribed on back cover '1914'.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Dr Claire French, 2003
|Dimensions:||153 mm (Height), 105 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||religions, german immigration, german communities, prayers|
|Themes this item is part of:||Wieser Family Collection, Wieser Family, German Migrants, 1951, Migration Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Travel - Brought Goods|
|Tertiary Classification:||religious materials|
|Inscriptions:||Inside book extensive text in German|
|User:||Mrs Georgina Wieser, South Tyrol, Italy, circa 1914|
|Place & Date Made:||Germany, circa 1914|