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Negative - Nick, Alexandra & Sia Karathanasopoulos at a Debutante Ball, Melbourne, Victoria, circa 1958 Image Reg. No: MM 127276

Portrait of Nick and Alexandra Karras (Karathanasopoulos) and their daughter Anastacia [Sia] at Sia's debutante ball in Melbourne, late 1950s. It is one of seven black and white copy negatives relating to the migration and settlement experiences of brothers Nick and George Karras (Karathanasopoulos) and their families. The brothers first migrated to Australia from Patras, Greece in the 1920s. Nick went back to Greece during the interwar period and when he returned to Australia with his wife and daughter in 1943, he brought with him a trunk, also in the Museum's collection. George's settlement story involves frequent relocation in terms of businesses and homeland, moving between Australia and Greece.
Black and white silver gelatin copy negative film.
Description Of Content:
Portrait of Nick, Alexandra and Sia Karathanasopoulos (Karras) at a debutante ball, late 1950s.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Joe Grimwade, 2002
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 70 mm (Height), 60 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: immigration, portraits, greek communities, greek immigration, debutantes, debutante balls
Themes this item is part of: Karathanasopoulos Brothers, Greek Migrants, 1920s, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Settlement - Cultural & Social Life
Tertiary Classification: family portraits
Format: Film Strip: Black & White; 6x7
Place & Date Depicted: Victoria, Australia, circa 1958
Person Depicted: Mr Nick Karathanasopoulos, Victoria, Australia, circa 1958
Person Depicted: Mrs Alexandra Karathanasopoulos, Victoria, Australia, circa 1958
Person Depicted: Miss Anastacia Karathanasopoulos, Victoria, Australia, circa 1958

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