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Digital Photograph - Family Camping at Portarlington, 1979 Image Reg. No: MM 110515

Colour photograph showing the Papanastasiou family camping in Port Arlington, 1979. They went to Port Arlington every year with family friends, pitched their tents and stayed for about a month.

Andriana and Nicholas Papanastasiou married in Greece before immigrating on their own to Australia. The family had no relatives here outside of the immediate family, and relied on the extended Greek community for support and friendship. Here some of those friends' children are playing with the Papanastasiou children at the camp ground.
Digital image file. A digital photograph was taken of the original colour print.
Description Of Content:
Four girls and one boy sitting on wire play equipment in play ground.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mrs Andriana Papanastasiou, 2006
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: camping, children s play, families, holidays, immigration, playground equipment, playgrounds, recreation
Themes this item is part of: Childhood & Youth Collection, Migration Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: GAMES & TOYS
Secondary Classification: Action Toys
Tertiary Classification: riding
People Depicted: unknown girl; Papanastasiou, George; Papanastasiou, Angela; Kalavrianos, Olga
Format: Digital Still Image: Colour; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Port Arlington, Victoria, Australia, 1979

Source of Date Depicted: Contributor's memory.
Photographer: Mrs Andriana Papanastasiou

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