Registration Card - Issued to Karina Nartiss, Ludwigsburg Resettlement Centre, circa 1948-1949 Document Reg. No: SH 911645 2

Registration Card issued to Karina Nartiss by the Ludwigsburg Resettlement Centre, circa 1948-1949. The card states she has registered for Australia as a destination country.

Born in Latvia in 1925, Karina married Alozijs Nartiss in 1946, their daughter Liga was born in 1947. They migrated to Australia in 1949 after spending time in a displaced persons camp in Ludwigsburg in West Germany from 1948-49. In Australia Karina, who had trained as a dancer, worked as a photographic model and was featured on the last paper 10 Pound note, issued in 1956.
Buff coloured printed card with name of destination and name handwritten in pencil and number in red pencil.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Performing Arts Museum, 1991
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 7.50 cm (Height), 10.50 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: immigration, displaced persons, latvian communities, latvian immigration, settlement, refugees
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Processing - Planning & Departure
Tertiary Classification: identification
Inscriptions: On Card: 'REGISTERED FOR Australia/Name: Nartiss Karina/Nominal roll number: D196/477 [text in German]
Place & Date Issued: Ludwigsburg, Germany, circa 1948-1949
Issued To: Ms Karina Nartiss, Ludwigsburg, Germany, circa 1948-1949

Add your comment

  • Museum Victoria does not provide valuations, for more information please visit the valuation infosheet
  • Please note that Museum Victoria staff will not normally respond to comments posted on our website.


This item is part of the following themes:

Similar items

Yes No