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Digital Photograph - Girl on Station Pier Farewelling 'Orsova', Port Melbourne, 1954 Image Reg. No: MM 110633

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A girl smiling, standing on wooden pier with streamers at her feet. There is a ship and a bay behind her.

This photograph shows Vera Jones on Station Pier, 6 May 1954. She remembers this was 'very exciting!' Vera's friend Marina Fitch had just departed from Station Pier on the 'Orsova' to England. The SS 'Orsova' is in the background. The ship had come across from England and was now returning with passengers from Australia.
Acquisition Information:
Copied, 2006
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 5 in (Height), 3 in (Width)

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Themes this item is part of: Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: WATER TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Shipboard Life
Tertiary Classification: embarkations
Inscriptions: Vera. Station pier 6/5/1954 'Orsova' England. Elizabeth Studio Steve Herzenyi Photographer Albany Court 6th Floor 230 Collins Street Melb Phone {Illegible}
People Depicted: Jones, Vera
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 06 May 1954
Photographer: Unknown

The contributor thinks that the photographer was probably an unknown street photographer.
Ship Depicted: Orient Steam Navigation Company Limited (Orient Line), 1954

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