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Shirt - Collarless, Brown, Vietnam, circa 1978 Reg. No: HT 560
- Collarless brown shirt worn by Cuc Lam in May 1978 during her escape from Vietnam. Cuc wore this shirt with a pair of black pants to disguise herself as a fisherman during her escape. Cuc and her husband escaped from Vietnam on the 19th May 1978. They spent time in a refugee camp in Malaysia before obtaining refugee visas for Australia.
- Brown collarless buttoned shirt. There are splits in each side to waist hight and a pocket on the lower left hand side of the shirt.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mrs Cuc Lam, 2001
|Dimensions:||55.50 cm (Height), 115.00 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|
|User:||Mrs Cuc Lam, Vietnam, May 1978|
|Place & Date Purchased:||Vietnam, May 1978|