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Negative - Fremantle Wharves, Western Australia, 1957 Reg. No: MM 127427
- View of Fremantle wharves and buildings, taken from MV Fairsea, October 1957, by John Woods.
Part of a group of 12 black and white photographs and 30 black and white copy negatives depicting Barbara and John Woods migration to Australia as assisted migrants from Buckinghamshire on the MV Fairsea in 1957. The Barbara and John Woods Collection comprises documents and photographs that provide a comprehensive insight into the Woods' immigration experience, from the issuing of their passage tickets, to their arrival in Melbourne.
- Black and white silver gelatin copy negative.
- Description Of Content:
- View from deck of MV Fairsea, 1957, whilst docked in Fremantle. Various commercial buildings can be identified and a number of people are milling about dockside. Two buildings have signage that read "WELCOME TO AUSTRALIA from fortuna fabrics" and "WHEN IN PERTH Shop at BORNS", respectively.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation, 2002
|Dimensions:||55 mm (Height), 70 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||buildings, signage|
|Themes this item is part of:||Barbara & John Woods, British Migrants, 1957, Cultural Diversity Collection, Migration Collection|
|Primary Classification:||WATER TRANSPORT|
|Secondary Classification:||Ports & Harbours|
|Format:||Negative - Copy: Monochrome; 6 x 7mm Copy Negative|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia, 1957|
|Photographer:||Mr. John Woods, Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia, 1957|