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Passport - Issued to Mrs L. Sigalas, by Commonwealth of Australia, 8 Aug 1977 Object Reg. No: HT 2726

Australian passport, issued by the Commonwealth of Australia, to Lili Sigalas in 1977 in Athens. Lili Sigalas (nee Vrahamis), born in 1904, migrated to Australia in 1922 to marry Letho Sigalas. The couple were married at the Greek Orthodox Church on Victoria Parade, Melbourne in 1923. They moved in a very sociable set, composed of their own young Greek cousins. They had cars, sophistication and some affluence. Lili travelled abroad frequently, both with her family and with friends. She was active in the Melbourne Greek community and was a member of the International Club and the Greek Red Cross. Letho passed away in 1964 and from 1966 onwards Lili divided her time between Melbourne and Greece. She passed away in Melbourne in the 1990s.
Blue soft cover with Australian crest, crown and 'Australia Passport' inscribed in gold lettering. Inside pages include photo of Lili and signature, various visa stamps.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Babette Sigalas, 2004
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 9.7 cm (Width), 15.5 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: immigration, greek communities, greek immigration, travel tourism, identity cards
Themes this item is part of: Lili Sigalas, Greek Migrant, 1922, Sigalas Family Collection, Migration Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Getting In, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 2003-2015
Primary Classification: GOVERNANCE
Secondary Classification: Citizenship & Identification
Tertiary Classification: travel
Issued By: Commonwealth of Australia, Australia, 8 Aug 1977
Issued To: Mrs Lili Sigalas, Athens, Greece, 8 Aug 1977

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