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Negative - Christmas Display, Coles Stores, Melbourne, Dec 1957 Image Reg. No: MM 127429

View of the Coles Melbourne store decorated for Christmas, 1957

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:
Exterior view of the Coles Store in Melbourne decorated for Christmas. There is a large banner that reads "The Story of Christmas" and the building signage reads "COLES STORES", December 1957.
Acquisition Information:
Donation, 2002
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 55 mm (Height), 70 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: buildings, signage, department stores, christmas celebrations
Themes this item is part of: Coles Variety Stores, Australia, Post World War II British Migration to Australia
Primary Classification: COMMERCE & RETAILING
Secondary Classification: Department Stores
Tertiary Classification: window displays
Format: Negative - Copy: Monochrome; 6 x 7mm Copy Negative
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne, Central, Victoria, Australia, Dec 1957
Organisation Depicted: Coles Variety Stores, Melbourne, Central, Victoria, Australia, Dec 1957

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