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Handbag - Egyptian Scene, Aden, 1957 Object Reg. No: HT 1075

Summary:
Handbag purchased in Port Said by Barbara Woods from a trade boat or 'bum boat' alongside MV Fairsea, 1957.

Barbara and John Woods migrated to Australia as assisted migrants from Buckinghamshire on the MV Fairsea in 1957. The Barbara and John Woods Collection comprises documents and photographs that provide a comprehensive insight into the Woods' immigration experience, from the issuing of their passage tickets, to their arrival in Melbourne.
Acquisition Information:
Donation, 2002
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 265 mm (Height), 50 mm (Width), 295 mm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Bag measured as if standing up. Height includes handle

More information

Tagged with: assisted immigration, immigrant voyages, immigration, shipping lines, ten pound tourists
Themes this item is part of: Barbara & John Woods, British Migrants, 1957, Transport Collection, Post World War II British Migration to Australia
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Travel - Shipboard Life
Tertiary Classification: souvenirs
User: Mrs Barbara Woods, 1957

Comments

framk pugliese Posted on 15 May 2011 9:40 PM
my family and i travelled at the same year,as u ,,we were in port said in april 57.and we bought a bag with the cammell picture on it
so far back but glad to see some of the passengers remember the good time


thanks

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