Summary

Handbag purchased in Port Said by Barbara Woods from a trade boat or 'bum boat' alongside MV Fairsea, 1957.

Barbara and John Woods migrated to Australia as assisted migrants from Buckinghamshire on the MV Fairsea in 1957. The Barbara and John Woods Collection comprises documents and photographs that provide a comprehensive insight into the Woods' immigration experience, from the issuing of their passage tickets, to their arrival in Melbourne.

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