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Photograph Album - Red Vinyl, circa 1955 Image Reg. No: HT 930

Summary:
Small wallet sized photograph album in red vinyl, it was given to Julius as an 18th Birthday present, circa 1955. In 1957 Julius came to Australia after he escaped the Russian invasion of Hungary, leaving his family in Hungary, 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, and cigarette holder and photo album, which were 18th birthday presents from a sister and friend.
Description:
Small wallet sized photograph album in red vinyl, with a clear plastic insert in the front. In the insert is a drawing of a boy, a girl and a dog running across a field. Inside the album there are plastic sleeves, although only the first and last one have photographs in them.
Description Of Content:
First Photograph: A head and shoulders portrait of a young man in Army uniform, probably Julius Toth.
Second Photograph: A man sitting on a large steam powered tractor.
Third Photograph: A group of three men and two girls, all in uniform. The girls are sitting on a bench and the men stand behind them. There is a large building in the background.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Julius Toth, 2001
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 7.30 cm (Height), 1.00 cm (Width), 11.00 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: working life, immigration, refugees, brought goods, hungarian communities, hungarian immigration
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Getting In, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 2003-2015
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Travel - Brought Goods
Tertiary Classification: mementoes
Inscriptions: On inside cover, handwritten: Emlébül Mòuoitòl 18 Su'linopomo
On back of first photograph: P. Toth Gyulo 1954
On back of second photograph: Jzivos Zomtotul
Format: Photograph: Black & White
User: Mr Julius Toth, Hungary, circa 1955
User: Mr Julius Toth, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1957-2000

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