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Photograph - Steam Train, Egypt, 1928 Image Reg. No: MM 113658

Summary:
One of ninety three images from a photograph album brought to Australia by Archibald Gordon Maclaurin when he migrated in 1928. It includes early photos of his pre-migration trips to France, as well as photos he added once in Australia, including photos sent to him by family in England, and images from his migration journey. This image was taken by Archie in Egypt, one of the ports of call on his journey to Australia in 1928.
Description:
Black and white silver gelatin photograph.
Description Of Content:
Steam train in motion with the Suez Canal in the foreground.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Jocelyn Maclaurin, 2004
Acknowledgement:
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 64 mm (Height), 87 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: immigration, photography, rail transport, railways, shipboard travel, migrants, migration settlement, landscapes, steam trains, travel tourism, channels, steam railway locomotives, british immigration, brought goods, ports of call
Themes this item is part of: Archibald Gordon Maclaurin, English Migrant, 1928, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Migration Collection, Transport Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: RAIL TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Railways - Steam Power
Tertiary Classification: steam locomotives
Inscriptions: Printed in grey ink on back of photograph: 'VELOX' [repeated]

Printed in grey ink on back of photograph: 'KODAK PRINT / J 339'

Hand written in grey pencil on back of photograph: '7'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Egypt, 1928
Creator: Archibald Maclaurin, circa 1920s-1930s

Of Album
User: Archibald Maclaurin, Essendon, Victoria, Australia, 1928-1967

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