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Newspaper - 'Fair Sea Gazette', Sitmar Line, 16 Aug 1949 Reg. No: SH 990756
- German language newsletter 'Fair Sea Gazette' issued to passenger's travelling on the Sitmar Line ship MV Fairsea on 16 August 1949. It was collected by Lou (Lajos) Bartha when he immigrated to Australia from Hungary on the MV Fairsea in 1949.
- Single-sided one 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 a passenger liner steaming towards it, while an eye is peering at the ship through a magnifying glass.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr Lou Bartha, 1999
|Dimensions:||34.50 cm (Height), 0.10 cm (Width), 21.50 cm (Length)|
|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|
|Secondary Classification:||Travel - Shipboard Life|
|Tertiary Classification:||print media|
|Inscriptions:||Printed on top of newspaper: "FAIR SEA"/ GAZETTE/ WELCOME IN AUSTRALIA/ Nr. 18, Dienstag, 16 Aug. 1949./ [Extensive text in German underneath|
|Place & Date Issued:||., 16 Aug 1949|
|User:||Mr Lou Bartha, 16 Aug 1949|