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Handbag - Egyptian Scene, Aden, 1957 Reg. No: HT 1075
- 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
|Dimensions:||265 mm (Height), 50 mm (Width), 295 mm (Length)|
|Dimension Comment:||Bag measured as if standing up. Height includes handle|
|Tagged with:||assisted immigration, immigrant voyages, immigration, shipping lines, ten pound tourists|
|Themes this item is part of:||Barbara & John Woods, British Migrants, 1957, Cultural Diversity Collection, Migration Collection, Transport Collection, Post World War II British Migration to Australia|
|Secondary Classification:||Travel - Shipboard Life|
|User:||Mrs Barbara Woods, 1957|