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Digital Photograph - Portanier Family Outside First Home, Bentleigh, Melbourne, 1979 Reg. No: MM 134503
- Full colour digital photograph of Herbert and Eleanor Portanier and their young daughter Sarah, standing on the front verandah of their new home in Bentleigh in late 1979. They moved into what would be their first and only house about six or eight months after they arrived in Melbourne in 1979. The house would be changed and extended over the years.
Herbert and Eleanor Portanier and their three year old daughter Sarah migrated from Malta to Melbourne on 27 March 1979, arriving at Tullamarine Airport on 29 March 1979. They had visited Australia in 1977 to see Eleanor's family who were already in Melbourne and enjoyed it so much they decided to return permanently. The Portaniers were assisted migrants, and Herbert already had employment arranged. The couple settled in Bentleigh and their son James was born in 1981.
- Colour digital photograph
- Description Of Content:
- A man and woman standing on the verandah of a white weatherboard house, the woman holding a young girl sitting on the iron verandah fence.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Herbert Portanier, 2013
|Tagged with:||houses, suburbia, maltese immigration|
|Themes this item is part of:||Herbert & Eleanor Portanier, Maltese Migrants, 1979, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Migration Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Settlement - First Home & Family|
|Tertiary Classification:||family portraits|
|Format:||Digital Photograph: Colour|
|Person Depicted:||Mr Herbert Portanier, Bentleigh, Victoria, Australia, 1979|
|Person Depicted:||Mrs Eleanor Portanier, Bentleigh, Victoria, Australia, 1979|
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