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- A Place & Date Depicted Port Melbourne, Australia
Digital Photograph - Boy on P & O Liner, 'Orontes', Station Pier, Port Melbourne, 1952 Reg. No: MM 110506
- Description Of Content:
- Boy with folded arms, dressed in shirt and shorts, standing on promenade deck of passenger liner.
This photograph shows David Meale on board the promenade deck of the 'MV Orontes', at Station Pier, 1952. David was aged 15. His family visited the ship twice to farewell a friend, who was making an overseas voyage. He remembers they went 'once informally, and then on the day of departure visited formally.' He is wearing shorts.
- Acquisition Information:
- Copied from Mr David Meale, 2006
- Contributed by Mr David Meale
|Themes this item is part of:||Transport Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection|
|Primary Classification:||WATER TRANSPORT|
|Secondary Classification:||Shipboard Life|
|People Depicted:||Meale, David|
|Organisations Depicted:||SS Orontes; Pacific & Orient Lines; Station Pier; Port of Melbourne|
|Format:||Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Jan 1952|
Relationship of Photographer to Contributor: Family friend.