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- A Place & Date Used Melbourne, Australia
Watch - TELDA, Women's, Gold, circa 1968 Reg. No: HT 557
- TELDA women's watch belonging to Cuc Lam, a Vietnamese refugee. The watch was given to her as a keepsake by her older sister when she passed her school exams. It was one of the few mementos Cuc brought with her to Australia. Cuc escaped from Vietnam in May 1978, with her husband. They spent time in a refugee camp in Malaysia before being granted refugee status by the Australian Government.
- Small, round, golden ladies watch with stainless-steel back, black plastic wristband and metal clasp.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mrs Cuc Lam, 2001
|Dimensions:||8.80 cm (Height), 1.00 cm (Width), 0.90 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||immigration, migrant hostels, refugees, vietnamese communities, vietnamese culture, vietnamese immigration, making history - cuc lam|
|Themes this item is part of:||Cuc Lam, Vietnamese Migrant & Councillor, 1978, Migration Collection, Getting In, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 2003-2015, Clothing & Textiles Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Travel - Brought Goods|
|Tertiary Classification:||clothing accessories|
|Inscriptions:||Text: TELDA/21 Jewels/Incaray. Reverse: Stainless-steel back /Antimagnetic/Incabloc/TELDA 15033A.|
|Other Association (See Comments):||Mrs Hien Tran, Vietnam, circa 1968
|User:||Mrs Cuc Lam, Vietnam, circa 1968|
|Place & Date Used:||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1978
This is one of the few personal mementos Cuc brought with her.