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Passport - Issued to Henrietta Garbett, by United Kingdom, 1881 Document Reg. No: HT 3443

Summary:
British passport dated 1881, issued to Henrietta Garbett. The passport allows the holder, a British subject, to travel on 'the Continent'.

This passport provide an insight into the processes required for movement around Europe and, more significantly, represents the type of documents required by people wishing to travel in or migrate to Australia. This passport acted as an identity document, and illustrate how the requirement to provide proof of identity to government authorities in order to migrate has been a constant throughout Australian immigration history.
Description:
A4 page document with printed black text, with some spaces filled in black ink.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 28.50 cm (Width), 38.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, identifications, travel, travel tourism, british immigration, immigration selection
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Getting In, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 2003-2015
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Processing - Planning & Departure
Tertiary Classification: identification
Inscriptions: Printed: We Granville George Earl Granville Viscount / Granville Baron Levson, a Peer of the United Kinddom of Great / Britain and Ireland a Member of Her Britannic Majesty's Most / Honourable Privy Council, Knight of the Most Nobel Order of the Garter, / Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports and Constable of Dover Cstle, Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Ec. Ec. Ec. / Request and sequire in the Name of Her Majesty, all those whom it may concern to allow / Miss Henrietta Garbet (British Subject) travelling / on the Contient / to pass freely without let or hindrance, and to afford her every / assistance and protection of which she may stand in need. / Given at the Foreign Office London the 6 day of January 1881
Issued To: Miss Henrietta Garbett, England, Great Britain, 1881
Issued By: United Kingdom: Government, London, England, Great Britain, 1881

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