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Photographs depicting Alex Nypl's voyage from Germany to Australia

Date: 1948
Medium: Silver gelatin print
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Alex Newman
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Archive series
Object No: ANMS0287

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    Description
    This archive series consists of 52 photographs relating to the migration of Alex Newman (Nypl) from Ludwigsburg, Germany, to Australia in 1948. The photographs depict the train journey from Ludwigsburg to Genoa, the voyage on SS PROTEA to Melbourne, Victoria, the train to Bonegilla and finally the flight to Woomera, South Australia.
    SignificanceThis archive series is significant in chronicling the migration of Alex Newman (Nypl) from the start of his journey in Ludwigsburg, to his train journey to Genoa, his onward journey to Melbourne, Victoria, on SS PROTEA in 1948 and his arrival at the Bonegilla and Woomera migrant camps.
    Additional Titles

    Primary title: FIFTY-TWO BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHS TRACING THE MIGRATION OF ALEX NYPL (NEWMAN) FROM LUDWIGSBURG TO MELBOURNE

    Web title: Photographs depicting Alex Nypl's voyage from Germany to Australia

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