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Photo Album Covers - Orian Wenhrynowycz, Timber, 1948 Object Reg. No: HT 104

Pair of timber photo album covers made by Mr Orian Wenhrynowycz in1948. Orian made four sets of timber photo album covers, while at Bonegilla in 1948 using tools he had brought from Ukraine. Orian migrated to Australia with his wife from Ukraine via a Displaced Persons camp in Germany following World War II, they arrived in Melbourne on the ship `Wooster Victory'.
Pair of rectangular squares of wood which have been painted with geometrical patterns in bright colours.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Orian Wenhrynowycz, 2001
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 19.00 cm (Height), 10.30 cm (Width), 28.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, handcrafts, woodworking, making do, carpentry, displaced persons, carving, migrant hostels, migrant camps, migrant reception centres, ukrainian immigration
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Accommodation - Hostels
Tertiary Classification: art & craft
Maker: Mr Orian Wenhrynowycz, Bonegilla, Victoria, Australia, 1948
Place & Date Used: Bonegilla, Victoria, Australia, 1948


Ukrainian Artists Society of Australia (NSW) Posted on 13 Apr 2011 10:54 PM
Orian Wenhrynowycz was one of the original members of the Ukrainian Artists Society of Australia. You can see his photo here:
(he is on the far right)

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