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Photograph - Coastal Landscape, Ceylon, 1928 Image Reg. No: MM 113665

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 was probably taken on Archie's voyage to Australia.
Black and white silver gelatin photograph.
Description Of Content:
Coastal landscape showing a beach with palm trees, boats, huts and rocks.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Jocelyn Maclaurin, 2004
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 64 mm (Height), 87 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: immigration, beaches, boats, canoes, immigrant voyages, photography, coastal landscapes, coastlines, rock formations, huts, palm trees, shipboard travel, migrants, migration settlement, travel tourism, british immigration, brought goods, villages
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: Coastal
Tertiary Classification: beachscapes
Inscriptions: Printed in grey ink on back of photograph: 'VELOX' [repeated]
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Ceylon (Sri Lanka), 1928
Creator: Archibald Maclaurin, circa 1920s-1930s

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

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