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Newspaper - 'Fair Sea Gazette', Sitmar Line, 13 Aug 1949 Document Reg. No: SH 990755

Summary:
German language newsletter 'Fair Sea Gazette' issued to passenger's travelling on the Sitmar Line ship MV Fairsea on 13 August 1949. It was collected by Lou (Lajos) Bartha when he immigrated to Australia from Hungary on the MV Fairsea in 1949.
Description:
Double-sided two page newspaper with various German language text in black ink. At the top of the newspaper is a printed sketch of a map of Australia, with the Fair Sea and Goya passenger liners steaming towards it. Inside is a sketch of a man speaking into a microphone, while surrounded by various people and animals. The two pages are stapled together along the left hand side.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Lou Bartha, 1999
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 35.50 cm (Height), 0.20 cm (Width), 21.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: german immigration, immigration, immigrant voyages, shipping lines, newspapers, immigrant shipping, migration settlement, hungarian communities, hungarian immigration
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Travel - Shipboard Life
Tertiary Classification: print media
Inscriptions: Printed on top of newspaper: Number 16. Samstag 13. Aug./ Australia / FAIR SEA GAZETTE/ [Extensive text in German underneath]
Place & Date Issued: ., 13 Aug 1949
User: Mr Lou Bartha, 13 Aug 1949

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