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Postcard - Australia: Prosperity Through Immigration, Immigration Museum, circa 2001 Image Reg. No: HT 5154

Summary:
Advertising postcard with the text 'Australia: Prosperity Through Immigration', it was published by the Immigration Museum, Melbourne, circa 2001. The postcard promotes the travelling exhibition 'The Millionth Migrant: Picture of a Citizen, Pictures of A Nation', which was put together by Australia Post and was on display at the Immigration Museum in 2001-2002. The exhibition brought together many of the original migration stamp designs and other material from the National Philatelic Collection and included historical photos and letters from artists who submitted stamp designs.
Description:
Postcard featuring a sepia toned illustration of a woman and a young boy in a wheat field. Text at header and footer.
Acquisition Information:
Collected from Anonymous, 2001
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 15.0 cm (Width), 10.0 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: museum history, philatelic exhibitions, immigration, advertising, postcards, publicity material, immigration debates, immigration policies, migration settlement, stamps, museum victoria exhibitions, immigration selection
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:
"AUSTRALIA: THE MILLIONTH MIGRANT / 3 1/2D"

Back:
"THE MILLIONTH MIGRANT / PICTURE OF A CITIZEN, PICTURES OF A NATION"
"Cover: Artist unknown, (note printing branch), National Philatelic Collection, Australia Post"
Format: Postcard: Black & White
Publisher: Museum Victoria - Immigration Museum, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 2001
Place & Date of Event: Museum Victoria - Immigration Museum, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2001-2002

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