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The Immigrants’ Ship by John Charles Dollman, 1884

Oil on canvas; 111.0 x 162.5 cm.

From 1831 the British and Australian colonial governments paid for part or all of the cost for some migrants to travel to Australia. This was known as assisted migration. The people in this painting may have received assisted passage.


Transferred from the office of the Agent-General for South Australia, London 1979. Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide. 7910P15

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