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Mitchell River, Bairnsdale, Victoria

1986.0101.0011

Mitchell River, Bairnsdale, Victoria

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A "COMMONWEALTH IMMIGRATION OFFICE PHOTO" postcard featuring a sepia coloured image of a "ROWING CLUB" building on a river with tall trees. A caption for the image, in the upper left hand corner, reads:

"THE MITCHELL RIVER, BAIRNSDALE, VICTORIA.
THIS RIVER FLOWS THROUGH INTENSELY RICH COUNTRY. MANY THOUSANDS OF ANIMALS ARE GRAZED ALONG ITS BANKS, AND HUGE QUANTITIES OF PRODUCE ARE GARNERED EACH YEAR."

The reverse of the card features the text "Kinsmen, we welcome you" inslide an outline of Australia.

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