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Negative - Karathanasopoulos Family in Front of Family House, Patras, Greece, circa 1940 Image Reg. No: MM 127288

Karathanasopoulos family standing in front of their home in Patras in Greece, circa 1940. 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:
Family in front of the Pastras House. This was the original house where George and Nick grew up, circa 1940.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Joe Grimwade, 2002
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 70 mm (Height), 60 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: clothing, immigration, portraits, greek communities, house building
Themes this item is part of: 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: Patras, Greece, circa 1940

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