Add your own tags:
Separate multiple tags using a comma

Similar items over time

Record - Bimbo/Happy Birthday Song, Playcraft Records, 1957 Object Reg. No: HT 77

Record 'Bimbo/Happy Birthday Song' produced by Playcraft Records, circa 1957. It was given to Marino Dereani for his birthday on 9 October 1957. Georgia Dereani, her husband and infant son (Marino) immigrated to Australia from Trieste, Italy, in 1955. They spent the first five years of their lives in Victoria at Bonegilla Migrant Camp. Georgina and her husband became staff members at Bonegilla and were allocated private accommodation, which Georgina went to great lengths to make comfortable, purchasing many household items around Albury, NSW.
Record with cardboard cover. The front of the cover is red with an image of a young boy in a white shirt and blue jeans sitting down, behind him are small figures in black wearing party hats. The text is in black and there is a hand written note in Italian in black ink. The back of the record lists other records in black print, and has a small image of two young children reading a book.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Georgina Dereani, 2001
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 25.70 cm (Height), 0.20 cm (Width), 25.70 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: toys, italian communities, italian immigration, immigration, migrant hostels, migrant camps, migrant reception centres
Themes this item is part of: Childhood & Youth Collection, Leisure Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Accommodation - Hostels
Tertiary Classification: games & toys
Inscriptions: On Front: "BIMBO" / 'HAPPY BIRTHDAY / SONG' / EDDY HOWARD [extensive text]
Producer: Esquire Records Pty.Ltd., Australia, circa 1957
User: Marino Dereani, Bonegilla, Victoria, Australia, 9 Oct 1957

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