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Postcard - Mariposa Liner, Matson Line, 1939 Image Reg. No: HT 2720

Postcard of the Mariposa Liner, the ship on which the Sigalas' travelled during their trip to North America 1939. Lili and Letho Sigalas travelled to America in 1939. 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. They had two daughters Danae in June 1924 and Magarita Babette in 1931. The family went abroad again in 1939 and were in Greece when war was declared.
Colour postcard featuring a reproduction of a watercolour image of a ship with details about the image on the reverse side.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Babette Sigalas, 2004
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 14 cm (Width), 8.8 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, greek communities, greek immigration, correspondence, travel tourism, holidaying, pictures mariposa
Themes this item is part of: Sigalas Family Collection, Lili Sigalas, Greek Migrant, 1922, Leisure Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Travel
Tertiary Classification: souvenirs
Inscriptions: POST CARD
Format: Postcard: Colour
Manufactured For: Matson Line, United States of America, 1939
User: Mr Letho Sigalas, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1939
User: Mrs Lili Sigalas, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1939
Ship Depicted: Matson Line, 1939

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