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Photograph - Large River Boat, Vietnam, 1990 Image Reg. No: HT 555

Photo taken by Cuc Lam in Can Tho, on her return to Vietnam in 1990. She took the photograph to show her children the type of boat she came to Australia in. This image features a large boat, which Cuc referred to as a 'truck', it is similar to the one which took Cuc into international waters. This type of boat is often used for transporting fruit and vegetables in Vietnam. Cuc escaped from Vietnam in May 1978, with her husband, and spent time in a refugee camp in Malaysia before gaining a refugee visa for Australia.
Colour Photograph.
Description Of Content:
Large boat on a river in front of buildings on the rivers edge, with trees in the background.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Cuc Lam, 2001
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 8.80 cm (Height), 12.60 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, refugees, migrant hostels, vietnamese communities, vietnamese culture, vietnamese immigration, making history - cuc lam
Themes this item is part of: Cuc Lam, Vietnamese Migrant & Councillor, 1978, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Travel - Brought Goods
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Inscriptions: On front of photograph: 90 12 4
Format: Photograph: Colour
Photographer: Mrs Cuc Lam, Can Tho, Vietnam, 1990
Place & Date Depicted: Can Tho, Vietnam, 1990

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