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Digital Photograph - Boy on P & O Liner, 'Orontes', Station Pier, Port Melbourne, 1952 Image 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
Discipline: History

More information

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
Inscriptions: Me
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
Photographer: Unknown

Relationship of Photographer to Contributor: Family friend.

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