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Photograph - Pier & Boat, Suez Canal, Egypt, 1928 Image Reg. No: MM 113663

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:
Landscape showing the Suez Canal in the foreground with buildings on the shore in the background. A boat and pier are pictured in the canal.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Jocelyn Maclaurin, 2004
Acknowledgement:
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 64 mm (Height), 87 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: immigration, boats, buildings, photography, piers, shipboard travel, migrants, migration settlement, travel tourism, channels, 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: ENVIRONMENTS
Secondary Classification: Rural
Tertiary Classification: landscapes
Inscriptions: Printed in grey ink on back of photograph: 'KODAK PRINT / N 803'
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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