Sleeping berths readied for voyage on a US naval vessel, unknown, with migrants under IRO charter. Creator: Davis Pratt. Manufacturer: unknown. A purple ink stamp on the reverse reads: `International Refugee Organization, United Nations Specialized Agency HQ US zone Germany. No: 51630. Photo by: Davis Pratt '. The International Refugee Organization operated between 1947 and 1952.
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Object no. ANMS0214
The Australian National Maritime Museum will be holding an after-dark lightshow based on stories of migration from 26 January to 17 February 2013. Check the website for more information on 'Waves of Migration', and how you can tell share your migration story.