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Shirt - Cuc Lam, Collared, Blue, 1978 Object Reg. No: HT 559

Blue collared shirt made by Vietnamese refugee Cuc Lam. Cuc purchased the material to make this blue shirt, so that she wouldn't appear too drab when she arrived in Australia. Cuc escaped from Vietnam on the 19 May 1978, with her husband Huu Minh. They spent time in a refugee camp in Malaysia, before obtaining refugee visas for Australia.
Blue woman's buttoned and collared shirt. The fabric has a pattern of swirls in dark and light blue.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Cuc Lam, 2001
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 555 mm (Height), 1150 mm (Width)
Dimension Comment: approximate

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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, Clothing & Textiles Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Travel - Brought Goods
Tertiary Classification: clothing
Maker: Mrs Cuc Lam, Malaysia, 1978
User: Mrs Cuc Lam, Australia, 1987

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