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Certificate - Authority to Remain in Australia, Issued to Karina Nartiss, Victoria, 24 May 1951 Document Reg. No: SH 911658

Certificate of Authority to Remain in Australia, issued to Karina Zars and child (Liga), by the Commonwealth of Australia, dated 24 May 1951. 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.
Rectangular document printed on grey paper with typewritten name of holder, number and date of issue. Official Dept. of Immigration stamp on lower right hand side.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Performing Arts Museum, 1991
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 25.00 cm (Height), 19.20 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: wars conflicts, immigration, displaced persons, latvian communities, latvian immigration, settlement, immigration policies, refugees
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Processing - Arrival
Tertiary Classification: identification
Inscriptions: Certificate of Authority to Remain in Australia.
Issued By: Commonwealth of Australia, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 24 May 1951
Issued To: Ms Karina Nartiss, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 25 May 1951

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