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Postcard - There is no greater sorrow, Immigration Museum, circa 2000 Image Reg. No: HT 5151

Advertising postcard with the text 'There is no greater sorrow on earth than the loss of one's native land', it was published by the Immigration Museum, Melbourne, circa 2000. The postcard promotes the exhibition 'In Search of Freedom: Refugee Journeys', which ran from 11 October 2000 to 22 April 2001. The exhibition was developed by the Immigration Museum in partnership with AUSTCARE, to highlights the accomplishments and personal journeys of refugees who arrived in Australia during the past 30 years.
Postcard featuring a black and white photographic image, which highlights one man's face out of many. A quote from Euripides is printed across the top of the page in white.
Acquisition Information:
Collected from Anonymous, 2001
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 15.0 cm (Width), 10.1 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: museum history, cultural identity, advertising, postcards, displaced persons, publicity material, refugees, migration settlement, museum victoria exhibitions, refugee children
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Immigration Museum
Primary Classification: MUSEUM HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Marketing & Publicity
Tertiary Classification: souvenirs
Inscriptions: Front:
"There is no greater sorrow on earth than the loss of ones' native land." / Euripides

Be moved by the strength and courage of eleven everyday people who fled from countries like El Salvador and Iraq to make Australia their new home. See "In Search of Freedom: Refugee Journeys" on now at the Immigration Museum until 22 April, 2001. Open daily 10am - 5pm.
Format: Postcard: Black & White
Publisher: Museum Victoria Immigration Museum, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2000
Place & Date of Event: Museum Victoria Immigration Museum, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 11 Oct 2000 ? 22 Apr 2001

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