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Station Pier prior to a ship’s departure VPRS 8363/P2, Unit 4, item: 78021

Public Record Office Victoriac1950

Public Record Office Victoria (State Archives of Victoria, Australia)

Public Record Office Victoria (State Archives of Victoria, Australia)
North Melbourne, Australia

The scene at Station Pier prior to a ship’s departure, c1950
As migrant populations grew in Melbourne, so too did the crowds that gathered to greet new arrivals. More than two million immigrants arrived in Australia between 1945 and 1971. Thousands would disembark at Station Pier in a single day.

Details

  • Title: Station Pier prior to a ship’s departure VPRS 8363/P2, Unit 4, item: 78021
  • Creator: Public Record Office Victoria
  • Date Created: c1950
  • Provenance: VPRS 8363/P2, Unit 4, item: 78021

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