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Negative - Portrait of Rene, Alexandra, Tino, Sia & Netta Karathanasopoulos, St Kilda, Victoria, circa 1950 Image Reg. No: MM 127285

Summary:
Portrait taken of members of the Karathanasopoulos (Karras) family in St Kilda circa 1950. 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 two women are Rene [wife of George) and Alexandra (wife of Nick) and their children Tino, Sia and Netta. 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.
Description:
Black and white silver gelatin copy negative film.
Description Of Content:
Portrait of Rene (George's wife), Alexandra (Nick's wife) and children Tino, Sia and Netta, St Kilda, circa 1950.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Joe Grimwade, 2002
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 70 mm (Height), 60 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: clothing, immigration, portraits, greek communities
Themes this item is part of: Karathanasopoulos Brothers, Greek Migrants, 1920s, Cultural Diversity Collection, Migration Collection, 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: St Kilda, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950
Person Depicted: Mrs Alexandra Karathanasopoulos, St Kilda, Australia, circa 1950
Person Depicted: Rene Karathanasopoulos, St Kilda, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950
Person Depicted: Miss Anastacia Karathanasopoulos, St Kilda, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950
Person Depicted: Tino Karathanasopoulos, St Kilda, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950
Person Depicted: Netta Karathanasopoulos, St Kilda, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950

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