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Transparency - Joan & George Foster Deckside on the M.V. Georgic, Mediterranean Sea, 20 May 1955 Image Reg. No: MM 99416

Black and white transparency of Joan and George Foster standing on the deck of the MV Georgic. It is one of a selection of nine transparencies taken from black and white photographs which document the migration and settlement experience of the Foster family when they migrated from England to Australia in 1955.
Black and white negative transparency.
Description Of Content:
Woman and man wearing shorts standing on the deck of a ship overlooking the sea.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Joan Gant, 2005
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 37 mm (Height), 47 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: immigration, assisted immigration, immigrant voyages, ten pound tourists, immigrant shipping, shipboard travel, immigration policies, english immigration, immigration selection, migration schemes
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Foster Family, English Migrants, 1955
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Travel - Shipboard Life
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Format: Transparency: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: MV Georgic, Mediterranean Sea, Africa, 20 May 1955
Person Depicted: Mr George Foster, 20 May 1955
Person Depicted: Mrs Joan Gant, 20 May 1955


Anne Elizabeth Holt Posted on 04 Feb 2015 8:23 PM
I was on board the Georgic during May 1955-June 1955 I has my 9th birthday on the 31st May 1955 and we arrived on the Queens Birthday Monday 13th June 1955. I am writing a short story called the Tin Trunk and would be grateful for and pictures of the ship and school room and the canvas pool that the men had to hold up so that we could keep cool during the heat of the day. Thank you

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