Black and white photograph from an album containing a personal story of Julius Toth's immigration experience and a collection of 40 photo reproductions. The ship he came to Australia with had to take the way around Africa because of the closed Suez Canal. One of the stops was the Canary Islands.The shipping took a total of six weeks. Inscription in Hungarian on reverse of photogrph reads: "LAS PALMAS TAXI STAND / AFRICA Canary Island". Julius left Hungary late in 1956 following the unsuccessful Hungarian revolution and subsequent Soviet Occupation. He escaped to Austria where he spent three months in Displaced Persons Camps before migrating to Australia in March 1957. This image is one of three which record Julius' voyage from Amsterdam to Australia.

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Courtyard containing numerous horse drawn carriages lined up in front of a building. There are several male figures in white coats and black hats milling around in the courtyard. There is a bicycle leaning against one wall.

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Landscape format, black and white reproduction photograph with a decorative, white border.

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