Emigrating to Australia, 1949.


Emigrating to Australia, 1949.
3 3 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 25cm


A photograph of a group of people on board the liner 'Georgie' in Liverpool docks, waiting to sail to Australia, taken by Sayle for the Daily Herald newspaper on 8 April, 1949. The man on the left is Mr Pope, the Chairman of the Future Emigrants To Australia Society. Next to him is Sam Lomax, the society's Secretary. On the right is Mr T Robertshaw, a member of the committee. This photograph has been selected from the Daily Herald Archive, a collection of over three million photographs. The archive holds work of international, national and local importance by both staff and agency photographers.

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