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Vase - Pink Glass, circa 1957 Object Reg. No: HT 88

Summary:
Pink glass vase used by the Dereani family, circa 1957. Georgia Dereani, her husband and infant son 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.
Description:
Shallow dish or vase with scalloped edges, made from pink glass. There are star and diamond shaped designs moulded into the glass.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Georgina Dereani, 2001
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 9.00 cm (Height), 16.00 cm (Width), 28.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: italian communities, italian immigration, immigration, gardening, migrant hostels, migrant camps, migrant reception centres, flora
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Accommodation - Hostels
Tertiary Classification: home wares
Place & Date Purchased: Savoy, Albury, Riverina, New South Wales, Australia, circa 1957
User: Mrs Georgina Dereani, Bonegilla, Victoria, Australia, circa 1957

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