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- A Place & Date Depicted Seddon, Australia
Digital Photograph - Priest Blessing Bilyana Reception Centre at its Opening, Seddon, 1983 Reg. No: MM 110989
- Description Of Content:
- Two priests praying in front of a table with a white cloth, a candle and possible Eucharist. A crowd of men, women and children is gathered around. The priest speaking has a gold coloured robe on, over black.
This photograph shows the opening of the Bilyana Reception Centre which is a Macedonian event facility, on Gamon Street, in Seddon, August 20th 1983. The centre was owned by Todorce and Branco Spasevski, two brothers featured in the photograph. The photograph shows Macedonian Orthodox priest blessing the centre, with people from the Macedonian community, and relatives of the owners.
- Acquisition Information:
- Copied from Mrs Mary Sparrius, 2006
- Contributed by Mrs Mary Sparrius
|Themes this item is part of:||Cultural Diversity Collection, Migration Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection|
|Primary Classification:||CULTURAL IDENTITY|
|Secondary Classification:||Ethnicity - Community Life|
|Tertiary Classification:||social functions|
|People Depicted:||Spasevski, Todorce; Spasevski, Branco; Sparrius, Mary; Spasevski, Anastasija; other people unknown|
|Format:||Digital Still Image: Colour; Tiff|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Seddon, Victoria, Australia, 20 Aug 1983|