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Digital Photograph - Woman Ready for Overseas Business Trip, Essendon Airport, 1966 Image Reg. No: MM 110695

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A woman standing at viewing platform, with a TAA Vickers Viscount plane behind her on the tarmac. She is holding a bunch of flowers.

This photograph shows Maria Schlesinger before she departed to travel overseas on business in 1966. She was at Essendon Airport, 'in the days when you walked out on the tarmac.' Maria and her mother owned a dress shop in Kew, called 'Paulette Modes', and she was going overseas to look at new fashions and buy new stock. Her daughter Judy Schlesinger, who took the photograph, came with her to the airport to 'farewell' her mother. Judy says the photograph was probably taken with her old Box Brownie camera.
Acknowledgement:
Contributed by Mrs Judy Munro
Discipline: History

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Themes this item is part of: Transport Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Airports
Tertiary Classification: embarkations
Inscriptions: Essendon Airport Mum before leaving overseas 31st May 1966
People Depicted: Schlesinger, Maria
Organisations Depicted: TAA Airlines; Essendon Airport
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Essendon, Victoria, Australia, 1966
Photographer: Miss Judy Schlesinger

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