A man taking part in a crossing the equator ceremony onboard MV Fairsea, 1957.

12 black and white photographs and 30 black and white copy negatives depicting Barbara and John Woods migration 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.

Description of Content

An unidentified man having water poured on him during a line-crossing (crossing the equator) ceremony. There is a large group of people watching the event. Onboard MV Fairsea, 1957.

Physical Description

Black and white silver gelatin negative.

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