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Postcard - Arrival of SS Jervis Bay at Fremantle, Western Australia, 3 May 1928
Creator: Archibald Gordon (Mac) Maclaurin
Source: Museums Victoria
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Item MM 113910
Postcard - Arrival of SS Jervis Bay at Fremantle, Western Australia, 3 May 1928
One of ninety three images from a photograph album brought to Australia by Archibald Gordon Maclaurin when he migrated in 1928. It includes early photos of his pre-migration trips to France, as well as photos he added once in Australia, including photos sent to him by family in England, and images from his migration journey.
Description of Content
Arrival of the HMS Jervis Bay at Fremantle showing men, women and children on the ship deck.
Physical Description
Postcard featuring a black and white silver gelatin photograph.
More Information
Collecting AreasHome & Community, Migration & Cultural Diversity, Transport, Working Life & Trades
Acquisition InformationDonation from Mrs Jocelyn Maclaurin, Mr. Roger Maclaurin, 14/10/2004
Ship DepictedSS Jervis Bay (Steamship), ., Fremantle, Greater Perth, Western Australia, Australia, 3 May 1928
CreatorArchibald Gordon (Mac) Maclaurin, circa 1920s-1930s
Of Album
UserArchibald Gordon (Mac) Maclaurin, Essendon, Victoria, Australia, 1928-1967
FormatPostcard, Black & White
InscriptionsPrinted in grey ink on back of postcard: 'POST CARD / CORRESPONDENCE / ADDRESS ONLY / KODAK / AUSTRAL / KODAK / AUSTRAL' Printed in blue ink on back of postcard: '15' Hand written in black ink on back of postcard: 'arrival of / J. S. S. Jervis Bay at Fremantle / May 3rd 1928'
ClassificationMigration, Travel - arrival, Group portraits
CategoryHistory & Technology
Type of itemImage
Overall Dimensions120 mm (Width), 83 mm (Height)
KeywordsBoats, British Immigration, Brought Goods, Families, Immigrant Shipping, Immigrant Voyages, Immigration, Migrants, Migration & Settlement, People, Photography, Postcards, Shipboard Travel, Shipping Lines, Ships, Steam Ships, Travel & Tourism, Water Transport
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