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Digital Photograph - Crowd Farewelling Ship from Station Pier, Port Melbourne, late 1950s Image Reg. No: MM 110017

Description Of Content:
A view of people standing on a pier waving, taken from the departing ship, late 1950s.

The people in this photograph (names unknown) are waiting at Station Pier either for an arriving ship or seeing people off on a departing ship.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Ms Dimitra Birthisel, 2006
Acknowledgement:
Contributed by Ms Dimitra Birthisel
Discipline: History

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Themes this item is part of: Transport Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: WATER TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Shipboard Life
Tertiary Classification: embarkations
Organisations Depicted: Station Pier; Port of Melbourne
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, late 1950s
Photographer: Unknown

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John Mazzucco Posted on 09 Jan 2010 9:00 AM
Hi, i am interrested in any pictures of the migrant ship the (Roma) which docked at station Pier in Feb 1960
Discovery Centre Posted on 11 Jan 2010 12:23 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi John. We have found two sites from which you can obtain images of the Roma:

One, from State Library of Queensland can be seen on Picture Australia and the image requested by clicking on ‘request a copy’: http://www.pictureaustralia.org/apps/pictureaustralia?action=PADisplay&mode=display&rs=resultset-196190&no=6

You can also obtain an image through the Western Australian Museum at: http://www.pictureaustralia.org/apps/pictureaustralia?action=PADisplay&mode=display&rs=resultset-196190&no=6

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