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Baggage Label - Issued to Gyula Toth, Johan Van Oldenbarnevelt, 12 Feb 1957 Document Reg. No: HT 846

Summary:
Baggage Label used by Julius Toth on the ship Johan Van Oldenbarnevelt, dated 12 Feb 1957. In 1957 Julius came to Australia after he escaped the Russian invasion of Hungary, leaving his family behind, he survived a dangerous journey alone to escape across the border to Austria. He was only able to bring a few possessions with him including his moulding tools, cigarette holder and photo album, which were 18th birthday presents from a sister and friend.
Description:
Blue and white oval baggage tag with details of passenger, and cabin stamped with ship name, Johan Van Oldenbarnevelt and dated 12 Feb 1957.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Julius Toth
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 14.00 cm (Height), 10.00 cm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Oval tag

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Tagged with: immigration, immigrant voyages, shipping lines, immigrant shipping, travel, refugees, shipping industry, ship memorabilia, hungarian communities, hungarian immigration, shipping companies
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Processing - Planning & Departure
Tertiary Classification: luggage handling
Inscriptions: N.V.STOOMVAART MAATSCHAPPIJ/NEDERLAND/AMSTERDAM - JAVAKADE/ TOTH, Gyula/JOHAN VAN OLDENBARNEVELT/12 FEB 1957/HUT No 401 PP/CABIN
Manufactured For: N.V. Stoomvaart Maatschappij Nederland (Nederland Line), Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1957
Ship Depicted: N.V. Stoomvaart Maatschappij Nederland, 12 Feb 1957
Person Named: Mr Julius Toth, 12 Feb 1957

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