Photograph 7450279
A Dorset painter who migrated to Australia two years ago recently started a painting contracting business in partnership with an Australian. He is Mr Alfred Wilkinson who migrated with his wife, May, and their three children from 24 Verne Common Road, Portland. Mrs Wilkinson used to own a drapery shop, 'Vicky', at 151 Fortuneswell, Portland, and it is now conducted by her sister, Mr I L V Keating. Mr Wilkinson has found vast differences, for the better, in life in Australia. The family has the use of a tennis court alongside their home in Brisbane, a city of nearly 600,000 people - Mr Wilkinson paints a sign for display where he is working

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A12111, 1/1961/16/107
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