Cigarette Case - Brown Leather, circa 1950s Object Reg. No: HT 929 1

Cigarette case used by Julius Toth. The cigarette case was one of the few possessions he brought with him when he migrated to Australia. In 1957 Julius came to Australia after he escaped the Russian invasion of Hungary, leaving his family in Hungary, he survived a dangerous journey alone to escape across the border to Austria. He was only able to bring a few possessions with him including his moulding tools, and cigarette holder and photo album, which were 18th birthday presents from a sister and friend.
Brown leather cigarette case. The case is rectangular in shape and has a flap which folds over the top to form a lid.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Julius Toth, 2001
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 2.00 cm (Height), 8.00 cm (Width), 9.00 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: immigration, smoking accessories, refugees, brought goods, hungarian communities, hungarian immigration
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Getting In, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 2003-2015
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Travel - Brought Goods
Tertiary Classification: mementoes
User: Mr Julius Toth, Hungary, circa 1950s
User: Mr Julius Toth, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1957-2000

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